RISD alum Jonathan Arena 09 GD is a right brain/left brain kind of guy.
On Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King Day – the cafeteria in Providence’s Dr.
Using a pen, Nazli Ozerdem 14 PT began to make the smallest of marks.
Renowned textiles artist Jeung-Hwa Park MFA 00 TX, an adjunct faculty member in Apparel Design, recently taught the art of silk painting as part of the Korean American Students Conference (KASCON) held at RISD and Brown University (March 22-24).
RISD students clearly understand how to coax their craft – as evidenced by works born out of their studios.
In its first-ever partnership with a college, Gap invited RISD students to create eye-catching works of wearable art by reimagining and redefining its new line of spring cardigans.
Apparel Design seniors teamed up with Textiles undergraduate and graduate students to weave exquisite materials together with experimental design in a semester-long collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission.
Long before Tim Gunn became a household name and Heidi Klum coined the dismissive phrase “You’re out,” RISD’s future trendsetters and tastemakers inApparel Design had been rolling out their own signature creations for the runway.
In 1942, when Ruth Adler Schnee 45 IA left Detroit to attend RISD, she took an overnight train on the New York-bound Wolverine line.