Growing up black, queer andCatholic might sound challenging, but with support from their parents and teachers, Brown/RISD dual degree student Nadia Wolff BRDD 21 TXmanaged to find their creative voice and be named a US Presidential Scholar in the Arts before graduating from high school. - Simone Solondz, RISD Media
Paola Eisner Harvard Law ’19: Environmentalist, internationalist and artist
In the Harvard Law School Student Spotlight feature, Paola Eisner (BRDD 2014), shared her pursuit of multiple interests and how they connect around topics personal to her. At the HLS in the Arts Festival Eisner showed illustrations from her children’s coloring book featuring women, Fierce Femmes.
Ziebell, who is focusing on computer science and philosophy at Brown and majoring in Painting at RISD, learned of Eyebeam while researching artists he admires—people like Brenna Murphy, Trevor Paglen and Brad Troemel who employ digital techniques to make work that comments on contemporary society. When he realized that many of these artists have participated in residency programs at Eyebeam, he contacted the studio to see if he could intern there this summer. Before long, he was working closely with Eyebeam communications manager and dual degree alum David Borgonjon BRDD 14 PT. - RISD Media
When Madison Kim BRDD 17 IA arrived in Vancouver, Canada as a 10-year-old immigrant from Korea, she turned to home-improvement shows on TV as a way to fast-track her English speaking skills. But something about those shows made a lasting impression. -Robert Albanese, RISD Media
Not only did Anisa's summer lay the groundwork for a potential future in graphic design, it also showed her how artistic expression comes in multiple forms: “It proved to me that you can make it work and have a really fulfilling career in the arts.” - BrownConnect
Three Siblings Choose RISD
All three Bentel siblings are artists, musicians, sports enthusiasts – and enrolled at RISD.- RISD Media
Student Profile: Lizzie Kripke
Lizzie Kripke (BRDD 2014, Painting and Neuroscience) discusses her experience in a presentation, Building Bridges Between the Arts and Sciences.
For Kang, a Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program student who is majoring in international relations and textiles, Banglatie not only showcases her mastery in knitting but also her interest in the garment industry, a topic that has touched her personally in more ways than one. - Courtney Coelho, Brown Media
Alison Rutsch knew that kids could envision the Best School Ever. “I think that one of the big problems with school reform historically and now is that we really don’t ask students what they need.” - Darlene Trew Crist, Brown Media