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Student Stories

Joyous Obsession with Chairs

A multidisciplinary exhibition curated by seniors Hannah Bartlett 19 FD and Raina Wellman 19 GD reflects on chairs as both objects and symbols.

Grad Student Refocuses the Narrative

Photographer Steph Foster MFA 19 PH reflects on racism in America and brings his stories of hope to Design Indaba 2019.

Invested in Design for the Greater Good

With support from a Slavin Family Foundation Fellowship, dual degree student Kate Reed is strengthening her commitment to socially engaged design.

Portraits of Undeniable Presence

Photography grad student Shterna Goldbloom 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.

Preventing Gun Violence

In a fall semester Industrial Design studio, students took a holistic approach to addressing an urgent public health issue.

Liberating Approach to Practice

As a grad student in Glass, Mays Albaik is constantly discovering exciting ways to expand and refine her creative practice.