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Student stories

Architecting the Infinite

In a Wintersession studio conceived to open up the imagination, students applied architectural principles to their own designs of fictional cosmic environments.

Portraits of Undeniable Presence

Photography grad student Shterna Goldbloom MFA 19 PH explores the complicated intersection of queer and Hasidic experiences.

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.