Posts Tagged ‘lynnette widder’

Congratulations to Kim and Widder

This summer two distinguished faculty in the Architecture + Design Division have left RISD to pursue other professional and academic interests. Both faculty have expressed an desire to maintain connections with RISD as visiting faculty and critic. Mikyoung Kim, Professor of Landscape Architecture, has retired and will fully engage in her very active professional practice. […]

Lynnette Widder receives Graham Foundation research grant

Lynnette Widder (Associate Professor, Architecture) is the recipient of a Graham Foundation research grant for her project “Sep Ruf and the Image of Post-War Modernism: The Construction Detail as Index of Changing Paradigms in German Modern Architecture, 1949-59”.  “Sep Ruf was one of the most prominent Modernist practitioners in post-War Germany, among a generation of […]

Professional Development Fund Spring 2011 funding cycle

The Professional Development Fund Committee met on April 19, 2011 to review project proposals submitted for its Spring funding cycle. The Committee received 27 proposals requesting over $90,000 in support. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards: Mary Bergstein (Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture) received funding for her study at the […]

Lynnette Widder's "Ira Rakatansky; As Modern as Tomorrow' reviewed

“Ira Rakantansky: As Modern as Tomorrow” was reviewed by John Gendall the “Architect’s Newspaper” February edition. “Ira Rakantansky: As Modern as Tomorrow” written by Lynnette Widder (Assc. Professor, Architecture), designed by John Caserta (Critic, Graphic Design) and photographs by Thad Russell (Critic, Photography) documents the oeuvre of Rhode Island modernist Ira Rakatansky. Read more about the book […]

Fall Lunchtime Sabbatical Series – Join us!

Lunchtime Sabbatical Series 2010 This year there are a total of seventeen faculty members returning from sabbatical.  The sabbatical leave provides an opportunity for faculty to pursue their own creative practice or scholarly work in myriad ways. By viewing and discussing the results of sabbaticals we come to know and appreciate the creative and scholarly […]