Posts Tagged ‘Sculpture’

Liu and Subotnick Receive Guggenheim Fellowships

Steven Subotnick (Critic, Film Animation Video) and Jennifer Liu (Critic, Sculpture) have been awarded 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships. Liu and Subotnick were among 173 Guggenheim Fellows selected in the 2017 round which consisted of almost 3,000 applicants. Edward Hirsch, president of the Foundation said of the class of 2017: “It’s exciting to name 173 new Guggenheim […]

Raskin Exhibition at Galleria Riccardo Crespi

Lisi Raskin (Associate Professor, Sculpture) is currently featured in a group exhibition, Leaden Hearts, at the Galleria Riccardo Crespi (Via Giacomo Mellerio, Milan). Raskin’s small scale paintings are assembled from a body of work composed over the past five years by taking from the vestiges of her large-scale installations. The exhibition also features a video program […]

Snyder feature by Joy in Sculpture Magazine

Dean Snyder (Professor, Sculpture) is a featured artist in the November 2015 issue of Sculpture Magazine. The six page spread contains an essay, written by longtime friend and colleague Jenn Joy (Lecturer, Sculpture) accompanied by photographs of Snyder’s recent studio work. This is the Biennial Conference issue of the International Sculpture Center’s magazine and will […]

Boroson: Plastic Fantastic catalogue published

The catalog to accompany Lee Boroson’s (Senior Critic, Sculpture) Building 5 exhibition Plastic Fantastic has been published by Mass MoCA Press, with essays by Ginger Strand, Denise Markonish and an interview with the artist. Boroson’s work begins with ideas of nature, which he mediates between the landscape as culture as opposed to notions of the outdoors […]

Sculpture self-study – October 26-28

Related to the Sculpture Department’s Self-Study, an Advisory Panel will visit RISD October 26- 28, including panel members: Kendall Buster, Chair of the Committee and Professor, Sculpture and Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University; Amy Hauft, Leslie Waggener Professor in Sculpture, Studio Art: Sculpture and Extended Media, The University of Texas at Austin; Martin Kersels, Professor, Yale University School of […]

Exhibition: FRACTURED

The group exhibition of works on paper, Fractured looks at fractured space through the lens of structure, optics, and narrative and how those constructions or deconstructions create new meaning, new perceptions, and new truths. At the Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont, the exhibition opened on Friday, September 11th. Artists include: Sarah Amos, Dawn Clements […]

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]

“The Magic Box” performances

As part of the newly launched Robert L. Turner Theatrical and Performance Design initiative, students collaborated with the Providence Ballet Theatre company to design sets and costumes that support an  original ballet. Students worked with RISD faculty Jane South (Critic, Sculpture), Michael McGarty (Critic, Interior Architecture), Eva Marie Pacheco, artistic director and choreographer of the Providence […]

2015 Mellon Teaching Fellow selected

Congratulations to Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) for being selected as a Mellon Teaching Fellow for 2015 as part of a collaborative project, Assemblages, between The RISD Museum and Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology funded by the Mellon Foundation, focusing on the evolving field of object-based teaching and research. Jane will be affiliated with the […]

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-November to review project proposals submitted for its Fall 2014 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: John Caserta, Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, to support printing costs related to the project for/with/in. Farrin Abbas Zadeh, Lecturer in History of Art + Visual Culture, […]