Announcements + Updates

Esther Thyssen Lectures on American Landscape Painting

Esther Thyssen (Assistant Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) participated in the International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Romanticism and the Peripheries, hosted at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal on 5th to 7th December, 2016. The conference was organized by the Institutio de Historia da Arte, FCSH/NOVA Lisbon, and Palacio Nacional da Pena/Parques de […]

Peltz Awarded Funding for Bureau of Irrational Affairs

Daniel Peltz (Professor, Film Animation + Video) was awarded a highly competitive seed-funding grant from the Swedish National Arts Grants Committee for the development of a new Bureau of Irrational Affairs within the regional government of Finspång, Sweden. Peltz has been working in Finspång since a 2007 Fulbright artistic research grant brought him to the […]

CfP: Infymakers Awards

Infosys Foundation USA has launched its second year of the Infy Maker Awards competition to provide $10,000 to adult Makers who are working on social impact projects and tackling important challenges. This year’s themes are education, health, environmental sustainability and combating hunger. The deadline for applying is Feb. 28, 2017. Applying for an Infy Maker […]

Kitchen at ShiftxDesign Conference 2017

Shona Kitchen (Assistant Professor, Digital + Media) is an invited panelist at ShiftxDesign, an annual conference that brings together creative thinkers, design luminaries, experts from a variety of backgrounds, and students to engage in and reinterpret the design process. This year the conference will be held on the 19th February. The theme of Shift in […]

NASAD and NEASC Commission Reports

A year after we submitted our institutional study, we are finally concluding RISD’s comprehensive 10-year reaccreditation.  In November, we received the NASAD Commission Action Report and last week we received the NEASC Commission Report. RISD will continue in accreditation for the next 10 years and is due to submit its 5th year report to NEASC […]

Hermann Wins Fulbright Award

Elizabeth Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) has won a Fulbright award to support her research and teaching at the Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aethetic Studies (SVIAS), Eastern University, Sri Lanka. During Hermann’s time at the SVIAS she will examine the Institute’s role in ensuring creative industries within the Tamil parts of Sri Lanka are preserved, supported and encouraged […]

Coming Soon to Your Inbox, Survey of RISD Faculty

RISD is participating in a national survey of college faculty that will provide important information about faculty satisfaction, goals, and experiences. Administered through the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA every three years, it is RISD’s first time to be part of this study. Your participation is even more critical as we are engaged […]

Subotnick’s Films Coming to PBS, 03/17/17

Steven Subotnick (Critic, Film Animation + Video) will have his film Fight screened on the PBS showcase series Double Feature on Friday, 17th March 2017. His film will be shown alongside A Magic Lantern Life by Marcin Gizycki (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) and Peter O’Neill (Professor, Film Animation + Video).   Subotnick’s film […]