Announcements + Updates

Lynch in XXI Revue

Fred Lynch (Associate Professor, Illustration) was published recently in the French graphic journalism publication Revue XXI. Lynch’s produced a journalistic drawing and short essay entitled, Paradise Lost, which explained Lynch’s tainted visit last summer to the Renaissance palace and gardens in Central Italy of the Farnese family in the age Trump.

Brewer Presents at in Florence, Italy

Laurie Brewer (Associate Curator, RISD Museum) will present her paper, Sample: Inspiration in Museum Collections, at the forthcoming Costume Colloquium V, 14-18 November, 2018, held in Florence, Italy. The conference will examine archives, masterpieces, collections sample books, work records and the documentation of textiles and fashion production (historic and contemporary). Brewer will focus on the Ziskind sample […]

Yeadon Project, Wind Forest, Exhibited in Houston

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in a new exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The exhibition includes, Wind Forest, a permanent art  installation that uses placemaking and an innovative form of oscillating wind power to generate electricity at the scale of urban infrastructure. Capable of powering […]

Frazier Teaching Award: Call for Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching The John R. Frazier Award Committee invites all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees to submitnominations for the 2017-18 academic year. The award is presented each year at Commencement to one full-time and one part-time faculty member who embodies the highest ideals to which […]

Elyashiv, Works on Paper, at VanDernoot Gallery

Yizhak Elyashiv (Senior Critic, Experimental and Foundation Studies) has a new new solo exhibition, Works on Paper, currently on view at the VanDernoot Gallery (1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA), Lesley University through 10th December 2018. Expansive and intimately detailed, Yizhak Elyashiv’s work investigates new patterns and horizons at the intersection of landscape and abstraction. The […]

Anthony’s Film at Brandeis University and On DVD

Alexandra Anthony (Senior Critic, Film Animation Video) will show her feature documentary film LOST IN THE BEWILDERNESS at Wasserman Cinematheque at Brandeis University on Saturday, 6th January 2018 at 1:30PM. There will be a Q&A with Anthony directly following the showing. The event is free and open to the public, but reserving seats is highly […]

Call for Nominations, Honorary Degree Recipients 2018

The 2019 Honorary Degree Committee invite faculty members to submit nominations for the Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees to be presented at Commencement 2019. The honorary doctorate is the highest academic honor awarded by the Rhode Island School of Design. Recipients join a roster of extraordinary individuals who inspire and sustain our learning community […]

Sittenfeld Sisters Working Hard

Josephine Sittenfeld (Critic, History of Art + Visual Culture) was recently featured in an article written by her sister, the novelist Curtis Sittenfeld. The Hardest Working Women We Know follows their joint project to examine the questions; Who are the hardest working women around us, and how are they doing it, both emotionally and logistically? What motivates […]