Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland were featured in the February issue of The Environment for their work on Wind Forest, a public art power generator project. In the article entitled, The Great Energy Transition, authors Robert Ferry, Chris Fremantle, and Elizabeth Monoian state that “In order to entice people […]
Announcements + Updates
The RISD Executive Education (RISD EE) identity created by Providence based design firm Sarah Rainwater Design is featured in the Merit Winners category of the How Magazine International Awards Spring 2017. RISD EE is a global studio for inclusive design, interdisciplinary learning, and real world innovation. We develop and deliver user-focused, executive learning experiences that meet the needs […]
Jonathan Highfield (Professor, Literary Arts + Studies) has recently published an essay entitled, Food and Foodways in African Narratives, which was published in the edited volume Décentrement et travail de la culture (Decentralization and the Work of Culture). The volume was edited by Sylvie Camet and published by Academia L’Hamattan. The essay came out of the colloquium, […]
Academic Affairs would like to inform faculty that the presentation by Satoru Minami, Japanese Painting: Characteristics and Expressive Qualities, scheduled for this Wednesday (03/15/17) has been postponed to Wednesday, 26th April 2017 at 12:00PM in the Old Library (CB 521). William Drew’s Sabbatical Presentation, Meeting Reality Half Way, will be held as scheduled on Thursday, 16th March at 12:00PM […]
Nancy Skolos (Dean, Architecture + Design) was recently awarded a Gold Award by Graphis Logos for her design of the RISD Shortruns logo, which can be seen below. RISD Shortruns is RISD’s institutional press, which published its first book Perspectives on Contemporary Aesthetics last year.
TLAD is pleased to announce the development of a Graduate Certificate in Collegiate Teaching in Art & Design. Effective Fall 2017, the 6-credit RISD Certificate in Collegiate Teaching in Art & Design uses the College as a site for the examination, practice, advancement and research into collegiate level studio pedagogy. The certificate supports those graduate students with interests in […]
Provost Sharma is delighted to announce that Scheri Fultineer will be Dean of Architecture + Design, and Robert Brinkerhoff will be the Dean of Fine Arts from 1st July 2017. Scheri Fultineer Dean, Architecture + Design Many of you will know of Scheri as the Department Head of Landscape Architecture, where she has developed a […]
Following the endorsements and recommendations of the Deans Council, Instruction Committee, and Faculty Meeting, we are pleased to announce that the department of Teaching and Learning in Art and Design (TLAD) will report to Tracie Costantino, Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty.
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 […]
Ijlal Muzaffar (Assistant Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently gave a lecture entitled, Boundary Games: Settling the Refugee, Claiming the Nation, at Beaconhouse National University in Lahore. This lecture examined two refugee housing projects in Karachi proposed by international architects in the 1950s, which sought to create a new image for its client, the military government […]