Student stories

Shapeshifters’ Show

A dazzling exhibition at Woods-Gerry Gallery presents an overview of RISD’s evolving Jewelry + Metalsmithing programs.

Exploring Technological Landscapes

Students in a fall semester Digital + Media studio explore the potential and pitfalls of new technologies.

Instagram Meets Installation

Three Graphic Design seniors won a 2018 Dorner Prize from the RISD Museum to develop an installation and publication called the Draft Catalog.

Preventing Gun Violence

In a fall semester Industrial Design studio, students took a holistic approach to addressing an urgent public health issue.

Creating without Constraints

After completing a recent commission for Lexus, Furniture Design grad student Tim Miller MFA 19 FD reflects on the project and considers what's next.

RFP for Repairing Our Oceans

Students in a fall Architecture studio called Your Ocean, My Ocean present a powerful performance piece and inspiring call to action.

Liberating Approach to Practice

As a grad student in Glass, Mays Albaik MFA 19 GL is constantly discovering exciting ways to expand and refine her creative practice.

Redefining the Meaning of Monuments

Students in a multidisciplinary fall studio create powerful, site-specific installations at historic Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI.

Studio Focuses on Racial Justice

Interior Architecture students are working with the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island to reimagine and reconfigure Providence’s Cathedral of St. John.