Topic: RISD

University News

RISD president’s departure elicits mixed response

December 6, 2013 0 comments

Over the past six years, John Maeda became known for melding technology and design.

University News

RISD president resigns

December 5, 2013 1 comment

Though his contract lasts to 2015, John Maeda will leave in January to work at a venture capital firm.

Arts & Culture

RISD Museum exhibit shines light on the cinematic side of Warhol

November 17, 2013 0 comments

Andy Warhol’s silent film portraits of stars of the 1960s is on display now at the RISD Museum.

The exhibit, titled, “Making It in America,” includes paintings, furniture and metalwork culled from RISD’s Pendleton House.

Arts & Culture, Photo Gallery

RISD exhibit showcases American history through art

October 25, 2013 0 comments

‘Making It In America’ features 18th- and 19th-century pieces in a contemporary setting.

Jonathan Saiz, a contemporary artist based in Denver, was one of he lecturers at the first installment of the Creative Mind Lecture Series.  Pictured here: “BOYS,” a 2010 studio installation by Saiz.

Arts & Culture

Lecturers dig into creative process across disciplines

March 22, 2013 0 comments

The Creative Mind Lecture Series will plot new directions for art and design.

RISD Professor Dennis Congdon taught Manasi Kirloskar during her sophomore year.  Kirloskar’s parents gave a gift of $1 million to the school.

University News

RISD gets $1 million for new teaching post

March 21, 2013 0 comments

The benefactors specified the gift must be used to promote Indian culture and artistic endeavors.

University News

RISD faculty votes supporting divestment

March 7, 2013 3 comments

The unanimous vote will pressure the Board of Trustees to end investment in fossil fuels.