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Yesterday | Adfreak

Author Brilliantly Recreates Famous Meals From Literature

Designer Dinah Fried has just published a collection of fascinating images called Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature's Most Memorable Meals .


Thursday | Warwickonline.com

Park series continues as RISD looks at Rocky Point future

The second in a series of lectures focused on public parks with a view on what might be applicable to development at Rocky Point will be held next Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rhode Island School of Design.


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Mon Apr 07, 2014


Visual/Theater and Film Artist Janie Geiser Set for Arts Learning...

FirstWorks brings internationally recognized visual/theater artist and experimental filmmaker Janie Geiser to Providence April 6-12 for a week-long FirstWorks Arts Learning residency to include a series of workshops, artist talks and screenings designed to engage Providence-area K-12 and university students.


Related Topix: Providence, RI, Brown University

The Miami Herald

Providence artist chosen to paint Chafee portrait

The Democratic governor's term ends in January and he has announced that will not seek re-election.


Related Topix: Providence, RI

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Washington Times

RI student burned at unused electric power plant

Police say an 18-year-old college student has been injured with electrical burns after she and her date climbed to the roof of an abandoned electric power plant in Providence for a view of the city.


Related Topix: Providence, RI

WLNE-TV Providence

RISD student burned after touching energized wire atop abandoned building

An 18-year-old Rhode Island School of Design student is in stable condition after being burned by energized wires on top of an abandoned building.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Circle

Visual Arts Review: All My Relations presents provocative images in Maggie Thompson's "Where I Fit"

She uses textiles to ask important questions about family, identity and culture.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Knitting

ESchool News

10 innovative STEAM education apps

It's no secret that the concept of STEM education , which emphasizes the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math, has made its way to the heart of the ongoing education debate.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

Star Tribune

Artists weave their stories into textiles at two Minneapolis galleries.

On the evidence of her handsome new show at All My Relations Gallery in south Minneapolis , Maggie Thompson must have totally neglected the last part of that formula.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Knitting, Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014


Best returns on your college investment

Here's a bit of math that might interest you future artists: If you graduate from a top-flight art school - in this case, the Rhode Island School of Design - you'll invest $237,500 in your education over four years then earn a net total of $268,300 after working 20 years, according to the 2014 College ROI report just out from Payscale.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Reed College

Thu Mar 27, 2014


Drafting a vision for a new Rocky Point

So as to provide a broad view of park development across the country, the Rhode Island School of Design - with the assistance of the Rocky Point Foundation - will present the first in a series of three lectures on April 3 featuring Deborah Marton, executive director of the New York Restoration Project .


Related Topix: Warwick, RI

Wed Mar 26, 2014


New Menswear Line Makes Professionals Stand Out

New York Iron and Blood is a new line of men's accessories inspired by an industrial aesthetic and designed with the goal of making a guy stand out.


Related Topix: Providence, RI

Tue Mar 25, 2014


Driver, 64, killed in West Hartford school bus, car collision

Patricia Rosoff was cut from her vehicle and transported to UCONN Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said.


Related Topix: West Hartford, CT, Hartford, CT, University of Hartford

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Savage Minds

anthropology + design: daniela rosner.

I think design and anthropology have the potential to reinforce each other's aims.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Life, Hobbies, Knitting

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Derry Today

Potential of new technology in classrooms of the future

A packed Guildhall in Derry heard from some of the leading voices in education as the Future Classrooms Conference explored the potential of new technologies and digital media in the classroom.


Thu Mar 20, 2014


VIDEO: Movement of birds brought to life

Prof Dennis Hlynsky, who works at the Rhode Island School of Design, created the effect by taking two seconds of footage and overlaying onto one frame.