Posts Tagged ‘alumni’

Museum Viewing Day

RISD Museum Director John W. Smith and the Museum’s curators invite visitors to view a new group of gifts and purchases for the collection on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Danforth Hall, RISD Museum, 10 am-3 pm. Objects include new watercolors by RISD alumna Kara Walker (MFA 1994, Painting/Printmaking), a contemporary painting by Scottish artist Peter […]

Horenstein event with LA RISD Alumni

The Los Angeles RISD Alumni Group threw a party for Henry Horenstein (Professor, Photography) to celebrate his public lecture at The Annenberg Space for Photography. Henry’s HONKY TONK photographs and his recent film SPOKE are featured in the museum’s new exhibition Country: Portraits of an American Sound. The exhibit presents images of the pioneers, poets […]

Reception for exhibiting alumni at NYC Design Week 2014

Will you be in NYC during DESIGN WEEK 2014? Then come to a reception for RISD exhibitors and alumni! RISD/NY Design Week Reception Monday, May 19, 2014 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm SHoP Architects, 233 Broadway, 11th Fl., NY, NY 10279 Scheduled presentations by RISD’s Interim Provost Pradeep Sharma and SHoP’s Senior Design Associate/Interior Design […]

Artist’s Talk: RISD Alumna Arlene Shechet Breaks the Mold: Meissen Overtime

In conjunction with her exhibition at the RISD Museum, Meissen Recast, artist Arlene Shechet (RISD MFA, Ceramics) speaks about her residency at the world-renowned Meissen Manufactory. Arlene Shechet Breaks the Mold: Meissen Overtime begins at 2 pm on Thursday, March 20, in RISD’s Metcalf Auditorium. Shechet was invited to the German porcelain factory and gained […]

RISD Alumna Arlene Shechet at RISD Museum

In the first U.S. exhibition of her one-of-a-kind Meissen sculptures, Arlene Shechet (RISD MFA 1978, Ceramics) exhibits works she produced during her recent artist residency at the world-renowned German porcelain manufacturer. In “Arlene Shechet: Meissen Recast,” opening at the RISD Museum on January 17, the artist presents her own Meissen works in two galleries, alongside […]

Lisa Young at Soapbox Gallery

Lisa Young (Critic, Photography) is exhibiting new work at the Soapbox Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, in a show curated by Audra Wolowiec (RISD MFA Sculpture, 2007). Other RISD participants include Mimi Cabell (RISD MFA Photo, 2011), and Sophie Barbasch (RISD MFA Photo, 2013). “re/spond/re/peat is a group exhibition that brings together artists and artist groups […]

Alumni Faculty Tell Your Story

If you have a good story to tell via podcast or want to propose a fellow alum who should be interviewed, check out the new site RISD VOICE, brought to you by Alumni Council member Jeffrey Yan BArch 01. Jeff just launched the site as a place for alumni to share their stories, insights, inspirations and […]

Acciavatti studio in dwell magazine

Can the nation’s main thoroughfare, I-95, be a kinder, gentler place for the traveler?  In 2009 Wintersession Anthony Acciavatti (Critic, Architecture and Class of ’04) focused his students on thinking of I-95’s rest areas as occasions for design. The studio is featured in the June 2010 issue of dwell magazine. The resulting proposals were printed […]