Fine Arts

Pender Awarded Innovator-in-Residence with Swarovski

Stefanie Pender (Critic, Glass) will pilot the 2017 Innovator-in-Residence program with Swarovski based in Wattens, Austria. She will work with a dedicated team from Swarovski on experimental research on the area of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) methods for glass. This collaborative research will continue the development of the Glass Fused Filament Deposition Modeling (FFDM) process […]

Freiband and Collaborators Reimagine ‘Her Opponent’

Andrew Freiband (Senior Critic, Film, Animation + Video) is part of a team, including RISD alumna Denali Tiller, who are reimagining the 2016 Presidential Debates for a new play showing at the Provincetown Playhouse (133 MacDougal Street, New York) on the 28th January 2017. Her Opponent is an ethnodramatic re-staging of excerpts from the 2016 presidential […]

Exhibition: Sheida Soleimani at Edel Assanti, London

Sheida Soleimani (Lecturer, History, Philosophy + Social Sciences) has a solo exhibition currently on view at the Edel Assanti gallery (74a Newman Street) in London through 18th February 2017. Soleimani’s practice in focused on the photographic traces of women unlawfully imprisoned and executed by the government of Iran. Low-resolution images, drawn either from the victims’ […]

Exhibition: Zlotsky On View at Robischon Gallery, Denver

Deborah Zlotsky (Associate Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) is currently on view in the group exhibition Current Exhibitions in Abstraction at the Robischon Galley (1740 Wazee Street, Denver). The exhibition encompasses a wide variety of New York, Colorado, and Rhode Island based contemporary abstract painters working in a wide variety of different scales and perspectives. The exhibition […]

Gregorio’s Crowns Sit Lightly upon Women’s Marchers

Regina Gregorio (Senior Critic, Textiles) spent a hectic week before the historic Women’s March on Washington DC turning her crown concept, originally meant for family and friends, into an idea that could be shared to a much wider community. It is a story that combines design, social activism, family, colleagues, and digital fabrication. Gregorio started […]

Rogowski Creates Cover for Vice Magazine

Kent Rogowski (Senior Critic, Photography) was commissioned by Vice Magazine to create the cover of their 2016 Fiction Edition, based on his series Everything I Wish I Could Be. The pieces in this series were created using self help and motivational books. The title of each cover in the Vice magazine cover references either story structure or […]