RISD partners with Providence and local arts groups to reimagine downtown as a destination for the arts.
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In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
Six faculty members work with dozens of Architecture students to design and build a community garden that brings together preschoolers, the elderly and everyone in between.
RISD President John Maeda was among the three 2010 AIGA Medalists honored at a celebration in New York on April 7, 2011.
The RISD Alumni Association’s 2011 Art + Education award will go to gaming design expert Katie Salen MFA 92 GD, who is experimenting with alternative approaches to K-12 education.
New York-based designer Hoon Kim MFA 08
GD created the identity for the National Endowment for the Arts’ new Art Works
RISD partners with
local arts organization AS220 to bring printing power to the people.
In his new book,
photographer John Willis MFA 86 PH paints a poignant portrait of a proud
people – the Oglala Lakota Sioux living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in
with teenagers who face real social and economic challenges, RISD student
teachers are gaining valuable experience as they help high school students find
the focus and confidence needed to succeed in college.
RISD is one of two colleges nationwide invited to show original student work at the 2010 American Craft Council Show.
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