Metalsmith Boris Bally on the Pin (Fibula)
A predecessor to the brooch, the pin (fibula) was used for closing or securing garments – often covered with animals and figures using tiny beads of gold. Watch as metalsmith Boris Bally explains the painstaking granulation process, and why he consid
Work in Process / Creating a Ceramic Decal
RISD printmaking professor Andrew Raftery shows his process for making ceramic decals for transferware.
Artist Fellow / James Falzone Performs Panfried
James P Falzone is a 2016 RISD Museum Artist Fellow, a position made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Created for piano and electronics in 2001 by New York-based composer and multimedia artist Phill Niblock, “Panfrie
Illustrator Robert Brinkerhoff on an Ivory Diptych
This delicate ivory diptych traces the narrative of the intertwined lives of Christ and the Blessed Mother from the Annunciation through to the last judgment. Watch as illustrator Robert Brinkerhoff explains some of the elaborate scene in this ingeni
Work In Process / Todd Oldham on Dream Dress
Designer Todd Oldham burst onto the New York fashion landscape in 1989 and blazed a spirited trail throughout the next decade with his scrupulously constructed garments, featuring extravagant embellishments and raucous colour combinations.
Artist on Art / Mary Beth Meehan
New England–based photographer Mary Beth Meehan discusses her series Seen/Unseen, a body of work that includes large-scale portraiture, a blog, and a public art installation located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.