Announcements + Updates

Paola Demattè Invited to Participate at Beyond East and West

Paola Demattè (Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 24 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The National Endowment for the Arts is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment opportunities […]

Cabell Presents Contributors Inc. in Helsinki

Mimi Cabell (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) in collaboration with Phoebe Stubbs (MFA Glass ’11) will be presenting Contributors Inc., a project that uses the contents pages of magazines of art and design to reveal the biases in art’s critical history and canon, at the International Conference on Artistic Research at University of Arts […]

White speaks about his research in Australia, Canada and the US

Damian White, (Professor, History, Philosophy and Social Science) has recently given a range of invited talks on his research in Australia, Canada and the US. White spoke about Design Ecologies, Creative Labor and Hybrid Ecological Democracy at the University of Sydney and the Western Political Science Association in Vancouver. He gave an invited paper Climate Security: […]

Workshop: Faculty Conversation on Teaching Writing, 04/26/17 RSVP

The Writing Center and the Dean of Faculty hope you will join a:   Faculty Conversation on Teaching and Learning Writing around Art and Design Wednesday, April 26, 4:30-7:30 PM Old Library (CB 521) Please RSVP to jliese@risd.edu by the morning of Friday, April 21.   Program: 4:30-5:00 Introduction Hannah Carlson and Dalia Linssen, Writing Center Faculty Fellows […]

Scanlan Publishes in Journal of Early Modern Women

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art and Visual Culture) has published an article entitled, Death Did Not Become Her: Unconventional Women and the Problem of Female Commemoration in Early Modern Rome (co-authored with Caroline Castiglione, Brown University), in Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Spring, 2017). Research support for the project was provided by the RISD […]

Greenlee Creates Audiovisual Monster at Anchorage Museum

Shawn Greenlee (Associate Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) recently gave a multi-channel audio performance at the Anchorage Museum Planetarium as part of the new Live at the Planetarium program, which will feature stars of the experimental music world through spring and summer 2017. The Alaska News Dispatch called Greenlee’s performance a “amazing audiovisual monster.” Greenlee was […]

Rebola Awarded Grant to Design Aid for OD Victims

Claudia Rébola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and her research partner Geoff Capraro, MD faculty member in Emergency Medicine at Brown University’s Alpert School of Medicine and have received a grant from the Rhode Island Department of Health to support their innovative approach to improve the capacity of Rhode Islanders to rescue the lives of victims […]

Liu and Subotnick Receive Guggenheim Fellowships

Steven Subotnick (Critic, Film Animation Video) and Jennifer Liu (Critic, Sculpture) have been awarded 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships. Liu and Subotnick were among 173 Guggenheim Fellows selected in the 2017 round which consisted of almost 3,000 applicants. Edward Hirsch, president of the Foundation said of the class of 2017: “It’s exciting to name 173 new Guggenheim […]

Yeadon project featured in Landscape Architecture

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in the March issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine for their large land art installation project, Wind Forest. In his article entitled, The Art of Infrastructure, staff writer Timothy E. Schuler examines the new energy infrastructure that will be provided by wind power and reviews a number […]

Petraits Publishes Article & Presents at ARLIS

Ellen Petraits (Research and Instructional Librarian, Fleet Library) was recently published in a special issue of Art Libraries Journal 42 (Vol. 2) which focuses on Information Literacy in UK and US Art Libraries. The paper was entitled, Assessing the Impact of Library Instruction on Studio-based Research: developing a qualitative model. Petraits will also present this work […]