Ellen Petraits (Research & Instruction Librarian) will present a paper at the international conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries in Chania, Crete. Her paper details a qualitative art and design research assessment chart she created to identify instances of research in the studio critique. Her article was published in Art Libraries Journal in […]
Announcements + Updates
Mary Bergstein (Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) was cited as a strong mentor for women in Andrianna Campbell’s profile in Women in the Arts in Frieze. Bergstein’s review of, Contemporary Master Drawings at Cade Tompkins Projects, was published in Big Red and Shiny in April.
RISD Interior Architecture and WaterFire Providence present Everybody’s House: a symposium on art, preservation, and memory inspired by, The Rosa Parks House Project, by Ryan Mendoza. Friday, May 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the WaterFire Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public, but interested attendees must register to attend. The Rosa Parks House Project exhibition is […]
Henry Horenstein (Professor, Photography) recently premiered his new film, Partners, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Partners, is a documentary film incorporating clips from 13 interviews with couples who discuss how they met and how their relationships work. Some of the relationships captured here are fairly conventional, while others are wildly unorthodox. But these couples share […]
Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and two collaborators has just received an award at the 2017 London International Creative Competition. Thousands of submissions were reviewed by the jury, which awarded an Honorable Mention to Yeadon, Jesse Asjes, and Laura Wickesberg for their BLOOM project. BLOOM regulates acoustic issues in large spaces by opening and closing […]
Paolo Cardini (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) will be launch an elegant new chair designed by them at the upcoming International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City. The designers exploited the lightweight strength and durability of carbon fiber composites to create a graceful chair, called Black Flamingo, that folds […]
Karen Schiff (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture), presented a paper at Jesus College, Cambridge University, about the marbled leaf in the novel, Tristram Shandy. Her paper, Revitalizing Humanity through ‘Reading’ the Marbled Page, offered new perspectives on the colorful, monumental project of paper marbling in the novel’s original edition. The Alas, Poor Yorick! […]
Spring 2018 Crit Schedule The Spring crit schedule will be available for viewing to anybody with a risd.edu email; please 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 […]
Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently published her book, Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de’Specchi, 1400-1500: Religious Women and Art in 15th-Century Rome. It is published by Amsterdam University Press and distributed in the U.S. by University of Chicago Press.
Alejandro Borsani (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) will be exhibiting his work The End of the Sun at Cairotronica – International Electronic and New Media Arts Symposium in Cairo, Egypt. The symposium will take place at the Palace of Arts – Cairo Opera House Complex from May 5th to 12th, 2018. Cairotronica 2nd edition, […]