Posts Tagged ‘Apparel Design’

Collection 2014 tickets available

Collection 2014, the Apparel Design Department fashion show, will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC), One Sabin Street, Providence, on Saturday May 10. Preview Show at 2:00 pm All seats are the same price. Assigned seat location will be printed on ticket. Advance purchase discount tickets: April 1 – May 9 Members […]

Professional Development Grants Awarded

The RISD Professional Development Fund was established with a Mellon Foundation Grant, with the goal of fostering excellence in the fields of art and design, and the advancement of knowledge in related fields. The fund also provides financial support for the extraordinary costs of studio work, for research projects that could not be done otherwise, for […]

Footwear Trend Seminar Planned

RISD will host a Footwear Trend Forecasting seminar,  November 15th 9:30am – 12pm (location to be determined). This is will include a Future Footwear Trends Presentation as well as a Mini Workshop of Applied Forecasting. Outside professionals in the field of footwear are welcome to attend. All attendees will need to log onto the SLEM […]

Bentley Work Featured at Festival Ballet

  The Orchid form is central to the world-premiere ballet Orchis. Every element of the production, from the lighting to the choreography, has been inspired by photographs of these graceful flowers by A. Cemal Ekin. World-renowned artist and RISD alumna (class of 1973) Toots Zynsky has designed the costumes for Orchis, in collaboration with current […]

Apparel Students Partner with Festival Ballet

The fulfillment of a fall semester Cut & Sew Studio for Dance Costume class will be staged by Festival Ballet’s February performances of “Little Red Riding Hood“.  Taught by Beth Bentley (Assistant Professor, Apparel Design) and Karen Young (Critic, Apparel Design), the studio is allowing a handful of RISD students to see their talent and […]

Torino Wintersession: “Imagination is More Important than Knowledge”

On January 11th, a group of Wintersession students led by Kathleen Grevers (Critic, Apparel Design) and Khipra Nichols (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) made local news as they visited the BasicNet Group’s research and design centers. BasicNet’s President, Marco Boglione, reminded the students that, as taught by Albert Einstein, “imagination is more important than knowledge.” For […]