Student Stories

Preserving a Love of Painting

Through an upcoming internship at Yale University Art Gallery, recent grad Heather McLeod 16 IL hopes to further her growing interest in art conservation.

Summer Internships with a Twist

Working with nonprofits and governmental agencies, RISD’s Maharam STEAM fellows are applying critical thinking to issues well beyond the world of art and design.

SouthLight Starts Up

In June, students and faculty in Architecture broke ground on the long-awaited SouthLight design-and-build project on Providence's Southside.

Restoring RI’s Coastal Waters

Students in Landscape Architecture and Sculpture joined an interdisciplinary team of designers and scientists to install sculptural reefs along a waterway at India Point Park in Providence.

Activist in the Making

Rising senior Lucy Crelli 17 AP hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of art, design and activism.

Ready to Work

New graduate Luke Gordon 16 ID is excited to join a team of industrial design consultants in the San Francisco office of SYPartners.

Painting Privately/Sharing Publicly

During final crits sophomores in Painting shared new work and spoke about the evolution of their creative practices.

Developing Points of View

At a final critique in May, sophomores in Photography impressed faculty and guests with sophisticated new work.

Bound Treasures

During crit week in May, students in a Bookbinding studio this spring shared a wide range of experimental takes on artist's books.