Student Stories

Elevating the Ordinary

As an Interior Architecture major, international Fulbright scholar Clara Marhló MA 16 is learning to adapt and enhance commonplace structures.

Making a Professional Impression

Students present their work and welcome feedback from a diverse group of professionals at RISD’s 2016 Design Portfolio Review.

Risks + Rewards

With his high school slacker days behind him, Felix Beaudry 18 TX responds well to the challenge of exceeding high expectations.

A Good Mix of Ideas

Sophomore Mei Lenehan 18 GD finds value in selecting classes that intellectually complement one another.

No Nukes

Graduate students just starting out in Industrial Design work to invigorate the dialogue around nuclear disarmament.

Rethinking Science Through Art

Grad student Stephanie Muscat MFA 17 DM combines hands-on making skills with a lifelong love of science.

Drawing from the Deep

Students in a Wintersession studio focused on whaling travel back in time at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Making a Show from Scratch

From acting to making music, costumes and artwork, students in this year’s Theater Production Workshop are going all out to bring an original performance to life this week.

Drawing Marathon

Students in an intense Wintersession studio (re)discover the essential power of drawing.