Updates from & for Faculty

RISD Executive Education Identity Wins Design Award

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 […]

POSTPONED: Satoru Minami’s Sabbatical Presentation

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 […]

New TLAD Graduate Certificate in Collegiate Teaching in Art & Design

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 […]

Fultineer and Brinkerhoff Appointed Deans

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 […]

CfP: College Art Association 2018 Annual Conference

The College Art Association is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Annual Conference. The Annual Conference Committee invites proposals of interest to its members and varied audiences. Submissions that cover the breadth of current thought and research in art and art practice, art and architectural history, theory and criticism, studio art, pedagogical issues, museum and curatorial […]

RISD|CE Goes West(erly)

RISD|CE Offers Courses in Westerly Students in southern Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut can now take advantage of RISD Continuing Education courses offered at the Westerly Education Center. The Center, completed in January 2017 and located near the rail station in downtown Westerly, is designed to bring together higher education, business, industry and community partners […]

CfP: Infymakers Awards

Infosys Foundation USA has launched its second year of the Infy Maker Awards competition to provide $10,000 to adult Makers who are working on social impact projects and tackling important challenges. This year’s themes are education, health, environmental sustainability and combating hunger. The deadline for applying is Feb. 28, 2017. Applying for an Infy Maker […]

Kitchen at ShiftxDesign Conference 2017

Shona Kitchen (Assistant Professor, Digital + Media) is an invited panelist at ShiftxDesign, an annual conference that brings together creative thinkers, design luminaries, experts from a variety of backgrounds, and students to engage in and reinterpret the design process. This year the conference will be held on the 19th February. The theme of Shift in […]

NASAD and NEASC Commission Reports

A year after we submitted our institutional study, we are finally concluding RISD’s comprehensive 10-year reaccreditation.  In November, we received the NASAD Commission Action Report and last week we received the NEASC Commission Report. RISD will continue in accreditation for the next 10 years and is due to submit its 5th year report to NEASC […]