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Inspired by the European galleries, graphic designer Kelly Walters explores 19th-century notions of exoticism and beauty through the creation of a folded broadsheet poster.
Composer Shawn Greenlee’s experimental sound work Substitutions is inspired by the Chinese lithophone in the RISD Museum’s Asian art collection
Get a peek inside the studio of Maralie Armstrong (RISD MFA 2009, Digital + Media) as she creates a score inspired by the Nō robes in the RISD Museum collection.
The Museum recently acquired Huevos de Los Angeles, a collaborative work by two RISD alumni, Adam Silverman and David Wiseman. Here the artists describe how they created “eggs” to rival the most coveted variety.
Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown interviews artist Kudzanai Chiurai about his film Iyeza
Pixilation Party!, or how, with the help of dozens of RISD Museum visitors, Providence artist Xander Marro recently created one minute of black and white magic.
Anya Ventura visits the studio of Rhode Island stone carver Tracy Mahaffey.
Artist Nafis White on her project Raid the Database 2
Through the support of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the RISD Museum is pleased to offer two Artist Fellowships in 2016.
Curatorial assistant of contemporary art A. Will Brown interviews artist Steffani Jemison about her film Maniac Chase (2009), Escaped Lunatic (2010–2011) and Personal (2014)
The process of mold-making and casting invites creative experimentation, but follows rules of precise timing and size. Artist Marisa Marofske (RISD BFA Painting, 2014) explains the steps involved in casting objects.