News

Students’ Holiday Gallery Stands Out

RISD Exposé, a student-run temporary art and design gallery and gift shop, has been attracting crowds in downtown Providence during its 2010 holiday run.

Printmaking Professor Illuminates Engraving

For the recent RISD Museum exhibition The Brilliant Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650, Associate Curator Emily Peters and Professor of Printmaking Andrew Raftery teamed up to bring the age-old art of engraving to life for contemporary audiences.

Foundations Professors Transform Wellesley

In March 2010, work by Foundation Studies professors Thomas Mills and Ken Horii was featured in a four-person exhibition at Wellesley’s Jewett Art Gallery.

Foundation Roommates Bike Cross-Country

When Max Frieder 12 PT and Alan Johnson 12 PT were thrown together as roommates their first year at RISD, they had little idea that nine months later they would embark on a profound artistic adventure together.

Experimental Exchange

In an interdisciplinary studio known as Clay in Context/Wet Space, Digital Space, Assistant Professor of Architecture Hansy Better and Assistant Professor of Ceramics Linda Sormin challenged students to investigate the intersection of their disciplines through the design and construction of an architectural screen at Harmony Hill School in Chepachet, RI.

ELLE Presents Student Designs in NYC

David Yoo 10 AP, Jessica Castellano 10 AP and Caroline Hust 10 TX were excited to accept top prizes in the ELLE + RISD Fashion Next competition, which centered on an amazing runway show presented as part of New York’s Fashion Week.

Bamboo Design Initiative

In the late 1990s, RISD and the Environmental Bamboo Foundation in Bali, Indonesia, engaged in a multi-year partnership to explore innovative uses and applications of bamboo—the fastest growing woody plant on earth, but one long deemed inferior by the Western world.

Annual Runway Show Introduces Emerging Designers

Every spring Apparel Design students have an opportunity to showcase their one-of-a-kind garments to the public.