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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • All-Out Arts Immersion

    07/30/2013
    Thirty K–12 art teachers from Rhode Island and beyond got their hands dirty and their energy restored at RISD’s second annual Teachers’ Studio Institute.

  • Fresh Finds, Locally Made

    07/16/2013
    In Locally Made, the RISD Museum presents its first multimedia survey of the work of regionally based artists and designers in more than 20 years.

  • OK, Glass, Go to RISD

    07/10/2013
    Thanks to a grant from Google, Professor John Terry and FAV students are experimenting with several Glass prototypes.

  • Printing Time

    07/03/2013
    In an exhibition he curated at the National Academy Museum, Professor of Printmaking Andrew Raftery chose to focus on artists’ depictions of the passage of time. 

  • The Beauty of Biology

    07/02/2013
    Stimulating pieces are now on view in Carrefour: Intersections of Biomedical Research and Art, which features the work of 11 artists immersed in the biomedical field.

  • Big Ideas

    06/05/2013
    In his New York solo show, Painting Professor Dennis Congdon presents new paintings that grapple with the many layers of time.

  • RISD Recognizes Excellence in Teaching

    06/05/2013
    Longtime faculty members Jocelyne Prince and Fred Lynch have earned the 2013 Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching, presented at RISD’s June 1 Commencement ceremony.

  • New Life for National Landmark

    05/24/2013
    The van Beuren Charitable Foundation sponsors a studio to breathe new life into a historic church in Newport, RI.   

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