Graduate Studies

Lecture: Carolee Schneemann, 03/22/16, 7:00PM

Carolee Schneemann will be giving a lecture on 03/22/16 in the RISD Auditorium starting at 7:00pm. Carolee Schneemann’s legendary performances, installations, and video art explore and fuse a vitality of sensate experience and vivid imagination through ideas of the sacred, taboo, and erotic pleasure. With remarkable courage she disturbs conventions and trespasses boundaries, altering the […]

Graduate Studies-Funded Research Assistantships

2016 SPRING + SUMMER | Graduate Studies-Funded Research Assistantships | faculty application Research Assistants are graduate students engaged in faculty-guided or -directed research. Research Assistantships include compensation for the graduate student, but also are meaningful educational and research experiences and opportunities to contribute to the creation of new knowledge. Research Assistantships are not work-for-hire.   […]

Fall Crit Schedule posted

Want to visit crits in another department and looking for the scoop on who, what, where, and when? Click HERE to view the schedule. Please note that you must be logged in with your risd.edu email account in order to access the spreadsheet. You can also search your Google Drive for the schedule should you not have […]

Shanken to attend NAKFI conference

Ed Shanken (Associate Professor, Digital+Media) will attend the NAKFI Conference on Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation & Realization from Nov 11-14, 2015 at UC Irvine. This “think-tank” event will bring together a diverse group of participants to: explore how arts, design, sciences, engineering, and medicine can stimulate a renaissance of […]

Kitchen as panelist at CSULB

Shona Kitchen (Assistant Professor, Department Head, Digital + Media) will be a panelist at the University Art Museum’s presentation of FAR-SITED, a project which includes an historical exhibition, a conservation initiative, and a conference on public art. FAR-SITED: Creating and Conserving Art in Public Places is a three-day conference examining new trends in public art, the […]

Paul Sproll joins Governor’s Working Group

Paul Sproll (Professor, Teaching + Learning in Art + Design) is currently serving as a member of Governor Raimondo’s “STEM and Equity in Educator Preparation Working Group.” Additionally, in November he will serve as a member of the external committee that will review the Arts Program at Milton Academy where Ian Torney (MAE ’92) is […]

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]

Sproll works with Florida Middle School teachers

Paul Sproll (Professor, TLAD) was invited to return in June to Brevard Public Schools in Florida to work with teachers from Ronald McNair Magnet Middle School and Stone Magnet Middle School – schools that are entering the third year of a multimillion dollar, federally supported, STEAM grant. Sproll’s 3-day professional development workshop was designed to […]

Sproll elected Vice President RIACTE

Paul Sproll (Professor, TLAD) has been elected Vice President of the Rhode Island Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, a state chapter of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. The AACTE is a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to high-quality, evidence-based preparation that assures educators are ready to teach all learners on […]

Balken articles published

Debra Balken (Lecturer, Graduate Studies) has recently published: “Pedestals,” in Arlene Shechet, All At Once, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston and Prestel, 2015. The essay addresses the role of the pedestal in Arlene Shechet’s work for the exhibition catalogue that accompanies the twenty year survey of Shechet’s work currently installed at the ICA, Boston. She is also […]