New Dean of Fine Arts Sheri Wills believes that part of what makes RISD so distinctive is its rigorous approach to studio learning via a wide range of discrete majors.
A colorful new exhibition at the RISD Museum focuses on the lasting influence of contemporary American artists working at the periphery of mainstream modernism.
San Francisco-based designer Joe Gebbia 05 ID/GD, cofounder of the phenomenally successful startup Airbnb, has made a significant gift to RISD in support of student scholarships.
When Saad Moosajee 16 GD first arrived at Pixar’s 22-acre campus in Emeryville, CA, the he was thunderstruck to be at the Academy Award-winning animation studio known for such box office hits as Toy Story, Cars, Brave, WALL-E and Finding Nemo, among others.
Summer research projects funded by the National Science Foundation focus on bringing scientific discoveries to a wider audience.
Multifaceted designer David Wiseman 03 FD combines his affinity for natural phenomena, exquisite craftsmanship and experimentation to create beautiful, timeless objects.
Senior Jessy Lu 15 TX finds fodder for her studio practice in the liberal arts classes she takes as a Literary Arts + Studies concentrator.
Focused studies in Environmental Studies and Gender, Sexuality + Race helped Ali Blake 14 TX see her work in textiles—and the world around her—through a different lens.
As a double major, Yves-Olivier Mandereau 15 CR/GD is passionate about exploring language, culture and communication in his work.