Student Stories

Ceramics for the Self

After leaving her home country of Myanmar, Soe Yu Nwe MFA 15 CR finds that she’s now fully focused on anchoring herself through her work.

Land and Sea

Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.

FAV Wins Big in Ottawa

FAV students and alumni stand out at the 2014 Ottawa International Animation Festival, one of the most prestigious competitions in the field.

Three Siblings Choose RISD

Three siblings enrolled in the Brown|RISD Dual Degree program pursue their academic passions while making time for music and high-adrenaline sports.

Wild Sculpture

Two graduate students recently made substantial steel sculptures that now have a permanent home at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.

The Poetry of Design

Through a Literary Arts + Studies concentration in poetry, designer Josh Shiau 15 ID is better able to understand people and their needs.

Inspiring Ideas

Senior Jessy Lu 15 TX finds fodder for her studio practice in the liberal arts classes she takes as a Literary Arts + Studies concentrator.

Teaching Perspective

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.

Dualities

As a double major, Yves-Olivier Mandereau 15 CR/GD is passionate about exploring language, culture and communication in his work.