Renowned sculptor Jim Drain 98 SC works with students
during Wintersession to design a site-specific installation for an Art in Embassies
project in Morocco.
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As a graduate program guest critic in Glass and Furniture Design, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, chief creative officer at Hermès, was impressed with the experimentation, craftsmanship and passion RISD students pour into their work.
Tino Chow 09 ID, cofounder of the multidisciplinary design studio Big New Ideas, spoke about dreaming and designing at TedxHunstville.
Kellie Riggs 11 JM reflects on her opportunity to attend the 2011 Hello Etsy Summit
A new fellowship opportunity announced by the Rhode Island Foundation will provide substantial seed money to Rhode Islanders with good ideas about how to solve statewide problems.
A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
On September 26, artists, designers, scientists, educators, business leaders and policymakers came together to celebrate Rhode Island’s leadership role in advocating for the role of art and design in fostering innovation.
young alumni continue the RISD tradition of winning national grants to study
Professor Ellen Driscoll, head of the
Sculpture department, uses recycled plastic bottles to make people think about issues of
consumption and sustainability when viewing her new installation in the Providence River.
A year-long series of RISD entrepreneurship initiatives is culminating in a trip to Berlin, Germany for Kellie Riggs 11 JM, winner of an Etsy Fellowship for small business and sustainability.
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