Posts Tagged ‘Division of Fine Arts’

Artist Practice Seminar & Lecture Scheduled

Two evenings with Annabeth Rosen have been scheduled, sponsored by the Division of Fine Arts, Ceramics and Textiles. After Graduation: What, Where, How, With Whom? Rosen, joined by RISD Fine Arts faculty, will lead a discussion on the opportunities and challenges for graduating students entering professional practice and the skills needed to navigate job interviews, […]

Reiko Nireki visiting faculty from Japan

Reiko Mikami Nireki is visiting from Japan during the Spring 2013 semester as  part of RISD’s J1 visa Exchange Visitor’s Program. Reiko is serving as a Critic in the  Printmaking Department where she is teaching a course on Japanese papermaking. Reiko has exhibited her work around the globe–Germany, England, Finland, India, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. […]

Collins: “Touching the Void” Exhibition Opening

“Touching the Void,” an installation by Liz Collins that explores consumption through knit garments and sculpture, opens at the Textile Arts Center, February 15, 2013. “Touching the Void” seamlessly presents wearable experiments in an intrinsic milieu. Garments and tapestries cumulatively articulate the dynamic, interactive installation. Deconstructed and reconstructed shirts hang from inflated spheres, while the […]

Bert Beaver passes away

Professor Emeritus Albert Preston Beaver died in New Hampshire on 12/18/2012. Bert was born July 11, 1921 in Calgary, Alberta. He graduated from the Provincial Institute of Technology in Calgary in 1946 and the Institute of Design, Chicago in 1948 where he also taught Photography in 1947/48.  Before coming to RISD Bert worked as a […]

Doyle Presents on “A Selected History of Western Illustration”

On November 29, 2012, Susan Doyle (Assistant Professor / Chief Critic, European Honors Program / Illustration)  made a spot-survey of the history of western illustration from illuminated books/ early printed books through approximately 2000 AD, at the Hogan Lovells Studio Legale in Rome. The work shown was selected from the vast cache of artistic production […]

Rachel Berwick receives Joan Mitchell Foundation grant

Rachel Berwick (Professor, Glass) is a recipient of of a $25,000 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant for 2013. The grant program was established in 1993 to acknowledge painters and sculptors creating work of exceptional quality through unrestricted career support. An anonymous jury panel including prominent visual artists, curators, and art educators select  twenty-five awardees annually. […]

Knitting Nation at MoMA

Liz Collins Studio is proud to announce an exciting reiteration of the KNITTING NATION project. KNITTING NATION Phase 10: Domestic Swarming will be staged at MoMA Studio: Common Senses, as a response to Fritz Haeg’s Domestic Integrities rug. Artist Liz Collins (Associate Professor, Textiles) and five other knitters create narrow cords in a spectrum of colors that feed directly […]

Mallozzi Film to Air on PBS World

My Louisiana Love, a film edited and co-produced by Julie Mallozzi (FAV), will air on PBS World as part of the America Reframed series. The film tells the story of a young woman’s quest to find a place in her Native American community as it reels from decades of environmental degradation. My Louisiana Love follows […]