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Jian and Dilenia Hang Out: Pop Up Show: 7/21

Jian and Dilenia Hang Out: Pop Up Show: 7/21

Senior Show 2016: The Wurks

Senior Show 2016: The Wurks

Sculpture Senior Show 2016: The Wurks, 45 Acorn St, Providence, RI


Maharam Fellow: Joe Fellows Sculpture BFA’16

Maharam Fellow: Joe Fellows Sculpture BFA'16

As Joseph Fellows 16 SC has become increasingly immersed in his studio practice at RISD, the Sculpture senior can’t stop thinking about the great outdoors, and more specifically, the Great Sand Dunes (GSD), a breathtaking national park in southern Colorado.

“I’ve always admired the National Park Service [NPS] as an institution,” says Fellows, who is back at the GSD leading a workshop during spring break. Following an internship he did last summer with the National Park … Continue reading.


RISD/UT Austin MFA Exchange Show

RISD/UT Austin MFA Exchange Show

Read a review of the show here: www.artrogueisland.com


PRISONER’S CINEMA: Gelman Gallery show

PRISONER'S CINEMA: Gelman Gallery show

As student curators Thalassa Raasch MFA 16 PH and Nicholas Missel MFA 16 SC explain, Prisoner’s Cinema draws inspiration from a phenomenon of the same name caused by prolonged exposure to darkness. The experience is often reported by truck drivers, pilots and prisoners confined to dark cells, who describe seeing colorful patterns of flashing light.”

More here:

http://our.risd.edu/post/139118659634/cinema-of-the-mind


UT Austin/RISD MFA Exchange Show

UT Austin/RISD MFA Exchange Show

Under The Great Wide Open: Open Studio

Under The Great Wide Open: Open Studio

www.underthegreatwideopen.com

Intensive 10 day workshop at Brown University's Granoff Center For The Creative Arts: January 6-16th 2016

A Cross-Disciplinary Workshop of Visual Artists, Theatre Artists and Designers addressing Identity within the Promise and Perils of Connectivity in the 21st Century. On day 6 of the workshop, Brown students will join RISD students for the remaining 5 days. The workshop will explore the vocabulary, technique, opportunities and challenges of interdisciplinary collaboration as an active creative process. The specific focus and … Continue reading.


WELCOME STUDENTS! Fall Semester 2015

WELCOME STUDENTS! Fall Semester 2015

Students, faculty and staff were each asked to bring an object, a book and an image as an object based alternate to making verbal introductions. It was a blast!


CODY HENRICHS, "The Hannah" in Burnside Park

CODY HENRICHS

Cody Henrichs, MFA Sculpture 2013, installed a large public sculpture "The Hannah" in Kennedy Plaza's Burnside Park that will be up for 6 months to a year in this busy downtown location.  The project resulted from a National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" grant to the City of Providence which funded a public art class in the spring of 2012 taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll.  Six projects generated by the class were commissioned out of the class funding including … Continue reading.


IAN WILLIAMS, wins Hasbro PLAY-DOH Competition

After spending over 40 hours kneading children's clay into whimsical replicas of presidential contenders Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Ian Williams has earned the title of "Official PLAY-DOH Artist of the Year, an annual contest run by the RI-based toy company Hasbro Inc. "I'm passionate about sculpting and grew up playing with PLAY-DOH so I'm truly honored," Williams said.  "Working with Hasbro is a wonderful opportunity and I look forward to sharing my creativity with the PLAY-DOH online community.

But the … Continue reading.