Student Stories

Muslim Ban Made Personal

Iranian grad student Arghavan Khosravi MFA 18 PT responds to the polarized political climate in the US with a very personal point of view.

Bridging the Gap

For this year’s Alternative Spring Break, emerging student activists turned their attention to environmental conservation in the Delaware Water Gap.

Multidisciplinary Convergences

Sculpture major Charlie Ehrenfried 18 SC is pursuing two Liberal Arts concentrations as he makes informed 3D work about identity and culture.

Presenting a Strong Portfolio

Students gather constructive criticism and practice presenting their work in a professional setting at RISD’s annual Design Portfolio Review.

Digital Imagination

Earlier this month students in Digital + Media participated in Since The Epoch, an exhibition at Boston Cyberarts Gallery that caught the attention of the local creative community.

Photographic Exposure

Junior Natalya Kornblum-Laudi 18 PH is unafraid to challenge others through her photography—and is determined to keep challenging herself.

'Permanent Alien' Finds a Following

Illustration seniors Hanna Cha 17 IL, Mariel Rodriguez 17 IL, Jean Wei 17 IL and Michelle Zhuang 17 IL reach Asian-American readers with their soon-to-be-published comic book.

Diving Straight In

As a first-year student Nevin Dunn 20 IL is pushing his conceptual thinking to places he hadn’t yet imagined—and loving the challenge.

Artists' Books Chosen as Keepers

Beautiful artist books by students have been selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of the RISD Library.