Fine Arts

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 […]

Exhibition: Dawn Clements ‘Tables and Pills and Things’

Dawn Clements (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) has a new exhibition entitled, Tables and Pills and Things, currently on view at the Pierogi Gallery (155 Suffolk Street, New York) through 7th May 2017. The exhibition features a new work, Three Tables In Rome, which is 248 inches long series of three contiguous tabletops are covered with […]

Zammarchi Directs ‘The Saint of Dry Creek’ for StoryCorps

Julie Zammarchi (Critic, Film Animation Video) recently directed and formed part of the team animating a film entitled, The Saint of Dry Creek, for the StoryCorps project. The film follows Patrick Haggerty grew up in the 1950s the son of a dairy farmer in rural Dry Creek, Washington. As a teenager, he began to realize he was gay—something […]

Performance: Van Den Eijnde, Centaur Theatre

Gwen van den Eijnde (Assistant Professor, Apparel Design) will be showing his new film, Centaur Theater, as part of an exhibition of the same name at the Haute école des arts du Rhin (5 rue de la Manufacture des Tabacs, Strasbourg) with an opening reception and viewing on Thursday, 25th May 2017 starting at 6:30PM in La […]

Hogarth and Rihouet Give Paper at CAA Conference

Emma Hogarth (Critic, Experimental and Foundation Studies) and Pascale Rihouet (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) gave a paper entitled, Motion, Space, and Place: a Successful Design Studio/Art History Collaboration, at the 2017 College Art Association Annual Meeting held in XXXX. The paper was part of the session Art History for Studio Art and Graphic […]

Event: Whitney Hubbs, Metcalf Auditorium, 04/11

2017 RISD Photo Gary Metz Lecture Series: Whitney Hubbs 04/11/17, Metcalf Auditorium, 7:00PM. Whitney Hubbs (b. 1977, Los Angeles) received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles and BFA from California College of the Arts. Most recently, Hubbs was included in a four-person exhibition at The J. Paul Getty Museum. Recent solo exhibitions include […]

Soleimani Awarded MacColl Johnson Fellowship

Sheida Soleimani (Lecturer, History Philosophy + the Social Sciences) has been awarded the one of three Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation. The grant awards of $25,000 are considered to be among the largest no-string-attached grants available to artists in the United States and are as such extremely competitive. Soleimani stated […]