Posts Tagged ‘Rachel Berwick’

Rauschenberg Residency welcoming Berwick

Rachel Berwick (Department Head, Glass) will be an Artist in Residence at the Rauschenberg Foundation Residency on Captiva Island, Florida in June and July, 2015. The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (RRF) launched the Rauschenberg Residency in 2012–13 with a series of five pilot residencies that served to inform and shape the program. There are now seven […]

Berwick work in “The Singing and the Silence”

Work by Rachel Berwick (Professor, Glass) is included in an exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Berwick has two installations included in the exhibition “The Singing and the Silence; Birds in Contemporary Art,” curated by Joanna Marsh. The exhibition opened on Oct 30th and runs through February 22, 2015. A video interview is posted […]

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 […]

Sabbatical Presentations – Berwick & Congdon

October 2013 Sabbatical Presentations are now scheduled. Please join Rachel Berwick (Professor, Glass) on October 30th 1:15-2:15pm, and Dennis Congdon (Professor, Painting) on October 31st 12:00-12:30pm, in the Tap Room. Berwick’s presentation, “Blue,” will show her work with materials, deriving from the earth, that possess an inherent geological significance stretching deep into the past and into […]

Take a Trip Through the Animal World at Manhattan’s New Museum

Rachel Berwick (Professor, Glass) has contributed to a program investigating the scientific, literary and cultural significance of various animals through a series of brief presentations, films, sound recordings, readings and more. Spiders, parrots, songbirds, chickens, lobsters, king crabs, dogs, chimps, pigs, seals, orangutans – these are only a few inhabitants of the menagerie that appears […]

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. […]