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  • Preservation Along the Potomac

    03/20/2017
    Architect and artist Ming-Yi Wong MArch 10/PB 11 GL brings a studio approach to her work at the National Park Service in Washington, DC.

  • Photographic Exposure

    03/17/2017
    Junior Natalya Kornblum-Laudi 18 PH is unafraid to challenge others through her photography – and is determined to keep challenging herself.

  • Reflecting on Culture, Crits + Self-Confidence

    03/16/2017
    Artist Carla Edwards MFA 04 SC has returned to RISD to mentor juniors in Sculpture, foster their self-confidence and teach the critical language needed to help advance their work.   

  • Fostering Global Futures

    03/06/2017
    As a Global Faculty Fellow this year and next, Associate Professor Paolo Cardini is promoting pluralistic dialogue about the future through an ongoing series of international workshops. 

  • Diving Straight In

    02/28/2017
    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.

  • Behind the Scenes at the RISD Museum

    02/22/2017
    Textiles major Anna Pederson 18 TX builds on her studio education through an apprenticeship in the RISD Museum’s contemporary art collection.

  • Design for Fictional Life

    02/16/2017
    Students in a Wintersession Industrial Design studio conceived of by two grad students made future-focused work inspired by science fiction.

  • Transcending Medium

    02/14/2017
    Colombian artist Vanessa Nieto Romero MFA 17 PR embraces a variety of mediums to convey messages about women’s rights and human dignity.

  • Writing with Pictures

    02/10/2017
    Students in a Wintersession studio hone new ways to tell stories through comic books and graphic novels.

  • Beautiful Books Made by Hand

    02/06/2017
    Students have created an incredible range of projects for the Fleet Library at RISD’s annual Artists’ Book Exhibition.

  • Unpacking the Politics of Identity

    02/03/2017
    A timely and ambitious Wintersession lecture series encourages educators and designers to break down the barriers created by unconscious bias.

  • Designing with Clear Conviction

    01/30/2017
    Through a variety of projects, senior Olivia Park 17 GD uses graphic design to dismantle stereotypes and question the influence of technology on popular culture.

  • Half a Century of Activism

    01/25/2017
    Artist and former Black Panther Party member Emory Douglas shares highlights from more than 50 years of creative resistance.

  • Clarity through Collaboration

    01/24/2017
    Recent graduate Anna Riley 14 GL speaks about the value of grants and residencies to moving her practice forward. 

  • Disarming Conversation in Santa Fe

    01/20/2017
    Designer Yuki Murata MID 02 hopes to make the city she calls home a hub for design-centered problem solving addressing global issues such as nuclear proliferation.

  • Interrogating the Technoscape

    01/17/2017
    Digital + Media grad students are teaching a trio of Wintersession studios they conceived of themselves to explore how technology shapes – and is shaped by – history and culture.

  • Exploring the Gray Areas

    01/10/2017
    New Assistant Professor of Political Economy Alero Akporiaye brings much-needed perspective to the understanding of the global economy.

  • Reassessing the Museum Experience

    01/03/2017
    RISD grad student Maia Chao MFA 17 GL and recent alum Josephine Devanbu BRDD 16 PT invite people who never go to art museums to visit and critique the RISD Museum.

  • Sited in History

    12/21/2016
    Students in a cross-disciplinary studio create site-specific installations that bring the significance of a historic fort in Newport, RI alive for visitors to the state park.

  • Cross-disciplinary Exploration at Co-Works

    12/19/2016
    Students in a cross-disciplinary Sculpture elective expanded their studio practices by exploring high-tech approaches to manipulating textiles. 

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A figure modeling class from 1916.