March 20, 2018

I delight, as Head of RISD's Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design, when I hear from an alum who shares with me something of their professional and/or creative practice. A recent post to TLAD"s Facebook Group by MA alumna Rohini Sen was such a communication...

March 20, 2018

On Friday March 23rd RISD is holding what has become the must attend event for Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design [TLAD] alums attending the annual National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention or other alums that live in the area. These annual re...

February 5, 2018

The RISD Nature Lab has won $280,000 in support from the National Science Foundation EAGER (EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research) program to help develop a new bio-design maker space in the Waterman Building. The space will provide an immersive environment for...

January 31, 2018

Colleen Andrews, who graduated in June with her MA in Art + Design Education, has been appointed as Director of Arts Education at the Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California. Her work at the Center involves the development of partnerships between it and neig...

January 28, 2018

We are delighted to report that Chris Cohoon MA '16 has just taken up the position of Manager of Education and Public Engagement at the Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, California. Our congratulations go out to Chris and we wish him every success in his new position.

December 7, 2017

Stephanie Benenson MA '17 just shared the news that her thesis research combined with a RISD Graduate Studies Research Grant is enabling her work as a social practice artist to engage the Cape Ann, MA community in "Harbor Voices" - a collaboratively developed site-spec...

September 29, 2017

The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) features an article about Farah Altaweel's MA '17 experience while in the the Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Education's (TLAD's) Master of Arts (MA) in Art + Design Education Program. On return to Qatar after...

September 24, 2017

Mudita Pasari MA'17  recently shared with us a brief report of her work this summer on a project carried over a 10-week period in India and sponsored by the award of a Maharam Fellowship.

"I was working in a North-Eastern Indian city, which is experiencing rapid develop...

September 15, 2017

In the exhibition "Reframing Northampton: A Contemporary View of Howes Brothers' Photographs" photographer and MAT (2001) alumna Sara Lyons who is a visual arts educator at Four Rivers Charter Public School, Greenfield, MA and who is also a photography instructor at Gr...

September 14, 2017

In her most recent work, Saba Quizilbash (2004), responds to issues of partition through aesthetic reconnection. In a recent email, Saba shares that the "Thar Express is a transborder train line that operates between one of the most hostile borders. It was discontinued...

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