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Student stories

Creating a Narrative

Visiting artist Arthur Gonzalez encourages students in RISD’s Ceramics department to see their art as conversation.

Preparing for Rising Seas

Landscape Architecture students develop environmentally just proposals for managing sea-level rise in the Narragansett Bay as part of the Envision Resilience Challenge.

RISD Students Connect with Industry Professionals

Juniors, seniors and grad students meet with representatives from 126 companies from across the globe at annual Design Portfolio Review.

Engaging in the Political

A graduate-level studio explores the role of design in politics and the many ways that contemporary designers are entering the political arena.

Red Herrings and Other Delightful Deceptions

Interdisciplinary artist Andrew Ross discusses medium and meaning with juniors in RISD’s Painting department.

RISD Black Biennial Envelops the Viewer with the Work of Nearly 80 Artists

Artscape Producer James Baumgartner talked with the show’s co-curators.

Challenging Fast Fashion

Apparel Design seniors present work in progress that reveals the thinking behind what they’re making and why.

Empires of the Imagination

Students in a new Illustration studio taught by Mary Jane Begin develop cohesive styles and expressive characters to bring their stories to life.

SPUR-Funded Research Underway

Juniors Gina Vestuti and Yukti Agarwal are using grants awarded by RISD Research to document the work of blues musicians in the US and traditional weavers in India.