Fine Arts

Sabbatical Presentation Digested: Week One

    Duane Slick (Professor, Painting) gave his Sabbatical Presentation on Thursday, 2nd March 2017. His presentation entitled, The Faraway Invisible, concentrated on his time at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans where he was an artist-in-residence. Slick reflected in his talk on the Mardi Gras Indians  a group of people, in large part, based in the African-American communities of […]

Exhibition: Attai Chen ‘A BARBARIAN, A TITLE, & A MIRACLE’

  Attai Chen (Critic, Jewelry + Metalsmithing) has a new group exhibition entitled, A BARBARIAN, A TITLE, & A MIRACLE, which opens on the 9th March at the Verein für Original-Radierung (Ludwigstr. 7) in Munich. The exhibition, ‘A BARBARIAN, A TITLE, & A MIRACLE’ is designed like a collage, created from the collision of diverging and intersecting […]

Exhibition: Jean Blackburn at Rufius Fane

Jean Blackburn (Illustration, Professor) is currently on show in a new solo exhibition at the Rufius Fane Gallery (460C Harrison Avenue) in Boston, MA. Known for her work that addresses the domestic, Blackburn creates fabric elements from bed sheets, curtains, tablecloths, napkins, etc. that weave through the entire installation of various domestic furnishings. The cross-lacing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lecture: Catherine Wagner, 03/14/17, 7PM, Metcalf Auditorium

Catherine Wagner will give a lecture on the 14th March 2017 at 7:00PM in the Metcalf Auditorium as part of the 2017 RISD Photo Gary Metz Lecture Series. Over the course of her career Catherine Wagner has been observing the built environment as a metaphor for how we construct our cultural identities. She has examined […]

Anthony Film Receives Greek Gifts

Alexandra Anthony (Senior Critic, Film Animation + Video) whose film Lost in the Bewilderness recently completed a second one week theatrical run at the Alkyonis Art Cinema and has opened at a second theater, namely, the New Studio Art Cinema in central Athens. The film was also broadcast on the Greek national television channel ERT, and […]