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  • The Beauty of Being Open Minded

    09/25/2013
    As an HPSS concentrator, Claire Niederberger 14 GD finds that her research into media studies allows her to “add another level of meaning” to her studio work in Graphic Design.

  • Experiments in the Arctic

    09/19/2013
    Ming-Yi Wong MArch 10 and Amanda Thackray MFA 12 PR participated in The Arctic Circle’s Summer Solstice Expedition, a two-week residency program that took place aboard a Barquentine tall ship.

  • Critical Reading

    09/19/2013
    RISD is pleased to announce the release of The Art of Critical Making, a new book for the general public on applying the lessons of creative practice in a broader context.

  • Reclaiming New Delhi

    09/17/2013
    Through her work, interior architect Alina Vadera 11 IA shows her deep respect for India’s vast cultural and architectural history.

  • Terry Documents Traditional Drumming

    09/13/2013
    Footage shot by FAV Professor John Terry on the island of Carriacou can now be viewed on YouTube. 

  • New Students Dive in Through POSE

    09/12/2013
    Students refurbished an urban farm and took on other civically minded projects as part of RISD’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE).

  • Selin Wins Superlatives from Supima

    09/11/2013
    Morgan Selin 13 AP just won the grand prize in the 2013 Supima Design Competition, a glamorous runway show held as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NYC.

  • New Faculty on View

    09/11/2013
    Recently appointed Foundation Studies assistant professor Deborah Zlotsky is currently showing drawings at the Atkinson Gallery in Santa Barbara.

  • Finding Furniture

    09/05/2013
    Andrea Parikh MFA 14 FD felt a rush of collective creative energy when she visited RISD’s studios for the first time.

  • Healthy Design

    09/03/2013
    Care New England’s Michael Esordi 91 GD is working to foster greater collaboration between designers and healthcare professionals.

  • Past and Present Collide

    08/30/2013
    Powerful large-scale photographs by Laura McPhee MFA 86 PH take viewers back in time.

  • Connecting with Kids

    08/27/2013
    By pursuing an HPSS concentration on The Self in Society, Elizabeth Early von Oehsen 14 IL finds that she’s a better teacher and mentor to budding artists.

  • SURFing Underwater

    08/22/2013
    Wander, a tactile exhibition created by RISD’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF), celebrated the magical attributes of one of the world’s most basic but mysterious organisms: marine plankton.

  • Drawn to Paint

    08/22/2013
    A retrospective of watercolors, pastels, drawings and oil paintings produced by the late Professor Emeritus Thomas Sgouros 50 IL graces Woods-Gerry Gallery.

  • Radically Rethinking Environments

    08/21/2013
    Dana Hamdan MA 13 presented digital projections of exotic animals designed to run across the walls of an austere human cage: the Middlesex County Jail in Cambridge, MA.

  • Hiebert Finds Her Footing

    08/16/2013
    Things clicked into place when Jenna Hiebert 14 CR began working with clay and figured out that Ceramics was a natural fit for her interests and temperament.

  • Teens Develop Portfolios

    08/12/2013
    Eleven ambitious Rhode Island teenagers got a good feel for designing and building in 3D thanks to a weeklong Project Open Door summer studio.

  • Up Close in Cairo

    08/05/2013
    This summer Sameer Farooq MFA 14 GD witnessed the uprisings in Cairo, Egypt while working on a site-specific project inspired by the looting of the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

  • Sheer Ingenuity

    08/02/2013
    Hannah Soukup 13 AP constructed Opalescent, an ethereal collection of silk and polyester garments that appear to defy gravity.

  • Visualizing the Unseen

    08/02/2013
    Excited by the endless potential, sculptor Rebecca Kamen MFA 78 SC is passionate about creating art that helps scientists make cross-disciplinary connections.

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The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.