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RISD Craft, an annual juried art sale, featured works from student artists and alums this past weekend.

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Annual RISD Craft supports over 100 RISD alums, student artists

October 16, 2019 0 comments

RISD Craft, the juried art sale organized by the Rhode Island School of Design every fall, showcased the artisan talents of RISD alums and student artists last Saturday on Benefit Street.

In the original “Raid the Icebox” exhibit, Warhol emphasized “the artist as curator,” creating a nontraditional, interactive experience.

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Exhibit reexamines Warhol’s curatorial style

September 16, 2019 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum opened its new exhibit, “Raid the Icebox Now,” on Sept. 13 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the museum’s original “Raid the Icebox,” curated by Andy Warhol.

Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

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Brown, RISD dual degree relaxes liberal arts requirements

September 11, 2019 0 comments

The Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program welcomed its eleventh class of incoming students at the start of the month, which arrived on campus to a newly reformed program.

Students cite challenges with RISD Wintersession, University spring term overlap

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Students cite challenges with RISD Wintersession, University spring term overlap

February 11, 2019 0 comments

While University students enrolled in Wintersession courses at the Rhode Island School of Design cited positive in-class learning experiences, some struggled with an “overlap” period — when their classes coincided with University’s spring term operations.

“Criteria of Beauty” aims to exhibit work that transcends societal boundaries relating to gender, sexuality and race.

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RISD show challenges gallery structures

November 5, 2018 0 comments

“Criteria of Beauty,” curated by Qualeasha Wood and Dāa Guy, seniors at the Rhode Island School of Design, showcases work representing perspectives existing “outside the boundaries of whiteness, heteronormativity and gender binaries,” according to the exhibition’s wall text.

Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

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Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

October 30, 2018 0 comments

As the leaves transform from green to shades of gold and red and the days get noticeably shorter, it’s evident that the seasons are changing.

“SORRY, A Live Listening Party” was presented by audio storytelling collective “Now Here This” at the RISD Museum’s new exhibition, “Repair and Design Futures.”

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“Now Here This” performs at new RISD exhibition

October 22, 2018 0 comments

“Dear listeners, apologies for our late response. … We’ve been busy making stories about what it means to apologize,” said Mitchell Johnson ’18.5 and Alex Hanesworth ’20, managing editors of Brown and Rhode Island School of Design’s joint audio storytelling collective “Now Here This.”

“Repair and Design Futures” highlights the themes of repair and transformation, both literally and metaphorically, through pieces from the Rhode Island School of Design’s permanent collection as well as the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology.

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RISD Museum exhibit delves into repair, renewal

October 19, 2018 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum’s latest exhibition, “Repair and Design Futures,” opened its nine-month run Oct. 5.

The RISD Illustration Studies Building Gallery features work of three-time Caldecott Medal winner and RISD alum David Wiesner.

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Wiesner exhibit evokes childhood nostalgia

September 10, 2018 0 comments

“Journeys in Visual Storytelling” has arrived at the Rhode Island School of Design Illustration Studies Building Gallery just in time to remind students of halcyon days of childhood.

‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

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‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

March 21, 2018 0 comments

“Over, Under, Through,” a multimedia exhibit by Rebecca Volynsky, draws on styles of Russian ornamentation to weave a symbolic thread that invites viewers to explore her family’s Russian and Jewish heritage.