Bruce Chao

Bruce Chao is a sculptor and teacher whose enthusiasm for experiencing translucency, elasticity in sculptural space, and ephemera, has been furthered by an abiding involvement with glass. Chao joined the Glass department faculty at RISD in 1982.

Fall 2017 Courses

  • GLASS-4302-01 Glass IIIa Studio
  • GLASS-4301-01 Glass IIa Studio
  • FOUND-1005-11 Studio: Spatial Dynamics

Spring 2018 Courses

  • GLASS-4311-01 Glass IIb Studio
  • GLASS-434G-01 Graduate Degree Project
  • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
  • MFA, Rhode Island School of Design


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles