Topic: RISD

The theme for this year’s Experimental and Foundation Studies exhibition was “duration and emergence.” The exhibition was curated by the course’s faculty members, who sought to highlight different media styles.

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RISD exhibition showcases first-year students’ talent

February 4, 2020 0 comments

Spread across four large rooms on the first floor of the Woods-Gerry Gallery, pieces composed of a multitude of materials, from paper and wood to textile and glass, are displayed as part of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Triennial Experimental and Foundation Studies exhibition.

At the opening of the 12th annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition Thursday night, visitors to the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts viewed student works responding to the theme “Many Years Later.” The works spanned many mediums, including paper cutting, stop-motion animation, textiles and sculpture.

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Brown/RISD dual degree students explore time, memory in annual exhibit

January 24, 2020 0 comments

The 12th annual Brown/RISD Dual Degree Exhibition welcomed the public Thursday night with a lively opening reception at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Fairey rose to fame as a result of his 2008 “HOPE” portrait of President Barack Obama and has continued to engage with social justice issues and political movements.

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World-famous street artist Shepard Fairey joins RISD board, paints 100th mural

October 28, 2019 0 comments

“Brilliant, original, thorough, quirky and funny.” Rhode Island School of Design Senior Lecturer Tom Roberts read to audience members his evaluation of then-college sophomore Shepard Fairey, who took his “Social Commentary and Propaganda” course in 1991.

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.”