Australia: Witness Tree Project
Adelaide, Australia 2020

RISD Global advocates for cross-cultural learning and exchange as a way to strengthen creative agency. We shape opportunities for engagement with local communities and diverse traditions of making, and support initiatives to address the challenges, meanings, and relevance of art and design in a global context.

Mexico: Un-Wall the Border
Monterrey, Mexico 2017
Global Future Lab
Ahmedabad, India 2017

RISD Global Snapshot: 2017-2018

23

Global Programs

RISD faculty led 23 short- and long-term programs across Asia, South & Central America, Africa, and Europe.

295

Students participated in global learning programs

77% of the RISD and non-RISD students were undergrad, and 33% grad students.

36

Faculty members supported in leadership, research and teaching of global curriculum

Through grants, fellowships, and leadership of global learning programs.

2

New globally engaged partnered initiatives

That connect RISD with makers in Morocco, Portugal, and the Azores over multiple years and across numerous RISD departments.

825

Is this number of times...

RISD Global advised students through 1:1 sessions, group info-session, and orientations and trainings.

2

RISD in Providence and RISD in Rome

RISD in Rome, the Palazzetto Cenci, is home base for a range of teaching and learning experiences: RISD’s European Honors Program and Global Summer Studies.

43

Exchange Partner Schools

Student mobility across 43 leading art and design schools and universities across the world

7

RISD Global Exhibitions

Emerged from global learning programs and took place in Providence, Rome and Morocco.

28

Visiting Delegations

RISD hosted visitors ranging from academic partners, to prospective partners, representatives from NGOs, and members of the diplomatic community across the world.

Mission and Values

Our Mission

To cultivate and elevate art and design discourse on campus and in the world, we promote and advocate for global literacy, learning and exchange by:

  • supporting, facilitating, and catalyzing faculty-initiated research and teaching
  • connecting with global partners to create opportunities for faculty research and teaching
  • advising students on global learning experiences and supporting them abroad
  • organizing exhibitions and colloquium on special topics
  • hosting international guests on campus

RISD Global's mission and work is in support of the RISD Strategic Plan NEXT: RISD 2020-2027.

Our Values

RISD Global values:

  • Reciprocal exchanges of ideas and practices across cultures, borders and languages through dialogue, debate and immersive learning experiences.
  • Global engagements that broaden perspectives, decenter experiences and reframe assumptions.
  • Mobility that connects students, faculty and partners with diverse traditions of, and approaches to, making across the world.

The Global Team

Prior to joining RISD, Gwen was the Assistant Director of the International Program department at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, where she oversaw global research initiatives and projects, which included exchange programs, publications, and seminars.

Gwen holds an MA in Art History from The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and a BA in the History of Art and Architecture and Italian from Trinity College, Dublin. She is a PhD candidate at the Graduate Center, CUNY focusing on museums and globalism. Gwen has served on the International Committee for the College Art Association (CAA), International Council of Art 21, and is a member of AICAD’s Connectivity and Internationalization Committee.

She teaches courses that address global art history, and she actively chairs and presents on the topic at international conferences. Between 2010 and 2012, Gwen co-chaired a series of CAA conference panels on the historiography of global art histories; she is currently co-authoring a publication on the topic (Wiley Blackwell, 2019).

She received her Master in Mass Communication and New Media in Bologna, Italy and during her career she built a solid international experience working through Europe, USA and Middle East, playing within multiple fields, from Advertisement to Architecture, to Higher Education and Journalism.

She served first as Project Manager of Partnership and Collaboration and then as Director of Entrepreneurship and Career at Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) leading private design university in Italy. She managed projects and collaborations with Prada, Versace, Gucci, Ikea, Ferrari, McLaren, LG, Vogue, dealing with many others international brands and contributed in creating links between Industries and Academia.

During her last appointment in Qatar, Middle East, she helped a global renown Italian Architecture studio, Stefano Boeri Architects, to affirm its positioning within the Gulf Region. She also consulted for the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Qatar for business matching event related to design field.

Valeria is directing all RISD programs, courses and activities happening off-campus. She's in charge to ensure the best international teaching and learning experiences for RISD Faculty and students.

Gillian holds an MA in International Education from SIT Graduate Institute and a BA in Anthropology and Nonviolence & Peace Studies from University of Rhode Island (URI).

Prior to joining RISD, Gillian lived in Fiji and Switzerland, and worked in support of the Department of State J-1 Work & Travel Program at the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) in Portland, Maine. Gillian also served on the board of Luethi-Peterson Camps (LPC, Inc.), an international children’s summer camp for international understanding. She has worked in secondary and post-secondary education, as an educator and administrator, since 2010.

Faculty Committees

RISD Global Committee

The RISD Global Committee advises Academic Affairs in matters concerning planning and the development of policy for academic global activities at RISD.

  • Advocating for RISD’s global engagement among faculty and students.
  • Maintaining a clear view of the School’s academic global engagements.
  • Reviewing and making recommendations about new academic programs and partnerships primarily focused on global engagement.
  • Recommending ways to strengthen and create greater access to RISD global learning opportunities for both students and faculty.

In Academic Year 2019-2020, the Committee members included:

European Honors Program Committee

The European Honors Program Committee selects the Chief Critic, student participants, and critics. The committee also makes policy recommendations and advocates for EHP.

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Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2021

Spring 2021
European Honors Program
Berlin, Germany

Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Graphic Design; Industrial Design
Erfurt, Germany

Fachhochschule Erfurt: University of Applied Sciences

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Jerusalem, Israel

Bezalel Academy of Art & Design

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Apparel; Ceramics; Glass; Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Photography
Stuttgart, Germany

Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (HFT)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Interior Architecture
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto Seika University (KSU)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Illustration; Painting; Printmaking; Textiles
Munich, Germany

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Prague, Czech Republic

The Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design (AAAD / UMPRUM)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Paris, France

École Supérieure Nationale des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Painting; Sculpture
Barcelona, Spain

Escola Superior de Disseny i Enginyeria (ELISAVA)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Photography
Cologne, Germany

Köln International School of Design (KISD)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Graphic Design; Industrial Design
London, England, UK

Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts, London (UAL)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Textiles
Lausanne, Switzerland

University of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Photography
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva School of Art and Design (HEAD)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Ceramics; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Sculpture
Dublin, Ireland

National College of Art and Design (NCAD)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Ceramics; Glass; Industrial Design; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Painting; Printmaking; Sculpture; Textiles
Milan, Italy

Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Furniture Design; Industrial Design
Sèvres, France

Strate School of Design

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Industrial Design
Zürich, Switzerland

Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Painting; Photography; Sculpture
Helsinki, Finland

Aalto University: School of Arts, Design and Architecture (Aalto ARTS)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Ceramics; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Glass; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Photography; Textiles
Tokyo, Japan

Tama Art University (Tamabi)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Illustration
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Design Academy Eindhoven (DAE)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Industrial Design; Furniture Design
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Illustration; Industrial Design; Painting; Photography; Sculpture; Textiles
Madrid, Spain

Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (ETSAM/UPM)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Seoul, South Korea

Ewha Womans University

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Ceramics; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Painting; Sculpture; Textiles
Paris, France

French National School for Advanced Studies in Design (ENSCi Les Ateliers)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Industrial Design; Textiles
Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Glasgow School of Art (GSA)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture; Textiles
Basel, Switzerland

Academy of Art and Design (HGK)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Graphic Design
The Hauge, Netherlands

Royal Academy of Art the Hague (KABK)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Photography; Textiles
Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (KADK)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Graphic Design; Interior Architecture; Painting; Sculpture
Beijing, China

Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Industrial Design; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture
Utrecht, Netherlands

HKU University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU)

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Illustration; Graphic Design; Photography; Sculpture
Stockholm, Sweden

Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design

Spring 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Furniture Design; Glass; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Painting; Sculpture; Textiles
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2020

Fall 2020
European Honors Program
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg University, Academy of Design and Crafts (HDK)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Textiles
Tallinn, Estonia

Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Ceramics; Glass; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Sculpture; Textiles
Monterrey, Mexico

La Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Painting; Photography; Printmaking; Sculpture
Sydney, Australia

Sydney College of Art, University of Sydney (USyd)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Film/Animation/Video; Glass; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Painting; Printmaking; Sculpture
Santiago, Chile

Universidad UNIACC (University for the Arts, Sciences, and Communication)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Apparel; Architecture; Film/Animation/Video; Graphic Design; Illustration; Industrial Design; Photography; Textiles
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Universidad Torcuato di Tella (UTDT)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture
Melbourne, Australia

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Graphic Design; Interior Architecture; Photography; Textiles
Ahmedabad, India

National Institute of Design (NID)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Glass; Graphic Design; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture; Textiles
Wellington, New Zealand

Victoria University of Wellington (VUW)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Architecture; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture
Canberra, Australia

Australian National University, School of Art & Design (ANU)

Fall 2020
Global Exchange and AICAD
Ceramics; Film/Animation/Video; Furniture Design; Glass; Jewelry + Metalsmithing; Painting; Photography; Sculpture
Rome, Italy

RISD in Rome: Perspectives on Piranesi

Summer 2020
Summer Studies Travel Course
Illustration; Interior Architecture
Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy; Florence, Italy

RISD in Rome: Form, Leather, Color and Craft

Summer 2020
Summer Studies Travel Course
Industrial Design
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

Design with Nature in the Azores

Summer 2020
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture
Paris, France

Paris: Urban Design Renaissance Through Edible Landscapes

Summer 2020
Summer Studies Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark: Design Seminar and Workshop

Summer 2020
Summer Studies Travel Course
Furniture Design
Bangkok, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Nan, Thailand; Sakon Nakhon, Thailand

From Seed to Cloth: The Mindful Approach to Craft in Thailand

Summer 2020
Summer Studies Travel Course
Apparel
Rome, Italy

RISD in Rome: Trash

Summer 2020
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture
Adelaide, Australia

Australia: Witness Tree Project - Memory, Place and Cultural Ecology

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Furniture Design; History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2020

Spring 2020
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Tokyo, Japan

Japan: Papers, Temples & Print

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; Theory and History of Art and Design
Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico: Color, Mestizaje & Design Futures

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Textiles
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico: Pre-Columbian to Contemporary: Architecture & Crafts

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Theory and History of Art and Design; History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences
Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico: Material Propositions: Oaxaca

Winter 2020
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2019

Fall 2019
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Rome, Italy; Florence, Italy; Orvieto, Italy; Assisi, Italy

RISD in Rome: Illustrating Dante's Inferno

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Illustration
Hoedspruit, South Africa

South Africa: Art + Science of Conservation

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences
Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark: Design Seminar and Workshop

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Furniture Design
Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy

RISD in Rome: Drinking, the Italian Way - Re-Evaluating the Vessel

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Industrial Design
Tokushima, Japan

Japan: Papermaking and Puppet Theater

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Printmaking
Ribeira Grande, Azores, Portugal

Azores: Walk and Work with Wood

Summer 2019
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture
Seoul, South Korea

Of House and Home: Rethinking-Reworking, a Century of Korean Housing 1910-2010

Spring 2019
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2019

Spring 2019
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Surama, Guyana; Georgetown, Guyana

Guyana: Exploring Art and Science of Bio Diversity

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Literary Arts & Studies
Tokyo, Japan; Tokushima, Japan

Japan: Papers, Temples and Print

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; History of Art & Visual Culture
Lisbon, Portugal; Sines, Portugal; Evora, Portugal; Mértola, Portugal; Faro, Portugal

Portugal: Mapping Portugal: Bio-geo Cultural Heritages

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Interior Architecture; Literary Arts & Studies; Liberal Arts Elective
Naples, Italy; Rome, Italy

Italy: See Naples and Die - Panorama and the Poetics of City

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture; Literary Arts & Studies
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico: History, Pre-Colonial, Colonial and Contemporary Arts

Winter 2019
Wintersession Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; History of Art & Visual Culture
Munich, Germany; Weiden, Germany

Germany: Advanced Studio - Crystal Clear

Fall 2018
Global Field Trip
Industrial Design
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Providence, RI, USA

Where is Africa?

Academic Year 2018
Global Faculty Fellowship
Architecture; RISD Global; RISD Museum
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2018

Fall 2018
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo: Bike Building

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Industrial Design
Rome, Italy

RISD in Rome: Artistic Practice in Public Space

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Graphic Design
Hoedspruit, South Africa

South Africa: Art and Science of Conservation

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Liberal Arts Elective
Burren, Ireland; Dublin, Ireland; Aran Islands, Ireland

Ireland: Illustrating Irish Myths and Legends in the Burren

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Illustration
Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark: Danish Design Workshop

Summer 2018
Summer Studies Travel Course
Furniture Design
Lisbon, Portugal; Providence, RI, USA

Resources and Places: Focus Portugal

Academic Year 2018
Multi-year Initiative
Architecture; Industrial Design; Interior Architecture
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Zanzibar, Tanzania

Tanzania: Between Content and Container Vol. 3

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Boisbuchet, France

France: From Horizontal to Vertical

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture; Interior Architecture; Textiles
Casablanca, Morocco; Fez, Morocco; Marrakech, Morocco

Morocco: Advanced Studio - Pattern | Performance | Clay

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture; Ceramics; Interior Architecture
Malmö, Sweden; Copenhagen, Denmark

Sweden + Denmark: Beyond Borders - Designing Resiliency for the Urban Landscape

Spring 2018
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2018

Spring 2018
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal: Material Practices

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture; Industrial Design; Literary Arts & Studies; Liberal Arts Elective
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Haida Gwaii, Canada; Vancouver, Canada

Canada: Haida Made

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Furniture Design
Venice, Italy; Perugia, Italy; Florence, Italy

Italy: Renaissance Painting Techniques/Perugia to Venice

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Illustration; History of Art & Visual Culture
Naoshima, Japan

Japan: Contemporary Works and Their Execution

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture; Ceramics
Fez, Morocco

Morocco: Crafting the City

Winter 2018
Wintersession Travel Course
Interior Architecture; History of Art & Visual Culture; Ceramics
Monterrey, Mexico

Mexico: Un-Wall the Border

Fall 2017
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2017

Fall 2017
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Kyoto, Japan

Japan: Book Shaping and Visual Ideas

Summer 2017
Summer Studies Travel Course
Printmaking
Rome, Italy

RISD in Rome: Maps and Stories

Summer 2017
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture; History of Art & Visual Culture
Reykjavík, Iceland

Iceland: Artistic Practice in 24-Hour Light

Summer 2017
Summer Studies Travel Course
Graphic Design
Rome, Italy

RISD in Rome: Sensing The City: Augmented Interaction with the City of Rome

Summer 2017
Summer Studies Travel Course
Industrial Design
Rome, Italy

Ireland: Illustrating Myths and Legends in the Burren

Summer 2017
Summer Studies Travel Course
Illustration
Seoul, South Korea

South Korea: Housing Hybrids

Summer 2017
Summer Studies Travel Course
Interior Architecture
Buenos Aires, Argentina; Jujuy, Argentina

Argentina: Hi/Low Tech

Winter 2017
Wintersession Travel Course
Interdisciplinary Studies
Havana, Cuba; Trinidad, Cuba

Cuba: Print & History

Winter 2017
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; History of Art & Visual Culture
Surama, Guyana; Georgetown, Guyana

Guyana: Exploring the Art & Science of Biodiversity

Winter 2017
Wintersession Travel Course
Literary Arts & Studies; Liberal Arts Elective
Torino, Italy

Italy: Shoe Design - Perception, History & Prototyping

Winter 2017
Wintersession Travel Course
Apparel
Rome, Italy

Italy: Travel Rome

Winter 2017
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Osaka, Japan; Shikoku Island, Japan

Japan: Paper, Temples, Prints

Winter 2017
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; History of Art & Visual Culture
Fez, Morocco; Casablanca, Morocco; Providence, RI, USA

Crafting the City: Focus Morocco

Academic Year 2017
Multi-year Initiative
Architecture; Ceramics; Interior Architecture; Theory and History of Art and Design
Isfahan, Iran; Havana, Cuba; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Lima, Peru; Ahmedabad, India

Global Futures Lab

Academic Year 2016
Global Faculty Fellowship
Industrial Design
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Fall 2016

Fall 2016
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Richelieu, France

France: Gastronomie + Printmaking in Richelieu

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture
Rome, Italy

Rome: Discovery Through Drawing

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
Interior Architecture
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo: Bicycle Design and Making

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
Industrial Design
Burren, Ireland

Ireland: Illustrating Irish Myths and Legends in the Burren

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
Illustration
Copenhagen, Denmark

DIS (Danish Institute)

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
Interior Architecture
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Through Your Lens

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
Photography
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg: Purposeful Play + Toy Design

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
RISD CE
Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark: Seminar on Scandinavian Design

Summer 2016
Summer Studies Travel Course
Furniture Design
Rome, Italy

European Honors Program - Spring 2016

Spring 2016
European Honors Program
RISD Global
Turin, Italy; Milan, Italy

Italy: Shoe Design and Prototyping

Winter 2016
Wintersession Travel Course
Apparel; Industrial Design
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Northern Visions

Winter 2016
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Osaka, Japan; Shikoku Island, Japan

Japan: Papermaking, Temples and Prints

Winter 2016
Wintersession Travel Course
History of Art & Visual Culture
Venice, Italy

Italy: (In)Visible Venice

Winter 2016
Wintersession Travel Course
Non Major Studio Elective
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2016
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Waalijk, The Netherlands

The Netherlands: Sneaker and Wearable Technology Design

Summer 2015
Summer Studies Travel Course
Apparel
Rome, Italy

Rome: Discovery Through Drawing

Summer 2015
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture
Paris, France

Paris: Urban Landscape Through a Cultural Lens

Summer 2015
Summer Studies Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark: DIS (Danish Institute)

Summer 2015
Summer Studies Travel Course
Interior Architecture
Havana, Cuba

Researching Cuba: Print and History

Summer 2015
Global Engagement for Curriculum Development Grant
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Printmaking
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2015
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Surama, Guyana; Georgetown, Guyana

Guyana: Art & Science Of Biodiversity

Winter 2015
Wintersession Travel Course
Literary Arts & Studies; Liberal Arts Elective
Munich, Germany; Berlin, Germany; Leipzig, Germany

Germany: Art, Jewelry

Winter 2015
Wintersession Travel Course
Jewelry + Metalsmithing
Turin, Italy; Milan, Italy; Florence, Italy

Italy: Shoe Design, Perception, History & Prototyping

Winter 2015
Wintersession Travel Course
Apparel; Industrial Design
Osaka, Japan

Japan: Papermaking, Temples, and Prints

Winter 2015
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; Architecture
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Northern Visions

Winter 2015
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Okayama, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Nara, Japan

Japan: Mindful Making in Japan - Ceramics & Contemplative Practice

Winter 2015
Wintersession Travel Course
Ceramics
Rome, Italy

Rome Summer

Summer 2014
Summer Studies Travel Course
Architecture
Osaka, Japan; Shikoku Island, Japan

Japan: Papermaking, Temples and Prints

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
History of Art & Visual Culture
San José, Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Design/Build Travel Studio

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Vrndava, India

India: Creating an Archieve

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Turin, Italy; Milan, Italy; Florence, Italy

Italy: Shoe Design

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
Apparel; Industrial Design
Okayama, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; Nara, Japan

Japan: Mindful Making in Japan

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
Ceramics
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico: San Miguae: Renewable Resource

Winter 2014
Global Field Trip
Architecture
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Northern Visions

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Surama, Guyana; Georgetown, Guyana

Guyana: Art & Science Of Biodiversity

Winter 2014
Wintersession Travel Course
Literary Arts & Studies; Liberal Arts Elective
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands: Rotterdam

Winter 2013
Wintersession Travel Course
Jewelry + Metalsmithing
Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Assisi, Italy; Siena, Italy

Italy: Techniques of Renaissance Painting

Winter 2013
Wintersession Travel Course
Illustration
Turin, Italy; Milan, Italy; Florence, Italy

Italy: Shoe Design

Winter 2013
Wintersession Travel Course
Apparel; Industrial Design
San José, Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Design/Build Travel Studio

Winter 2013
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2013
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Vrndava, India; Nathdwara, India; Pushkar, India

India: Creating an Archieve

Winter 2013
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Osaka, Japan

Japan: Papermaking, Temples, and Prints

Winter 2013
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; Architecture
San José, Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Design/Build Travel Studio

Winter 2012
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2012
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Assisi, Italy; Siena, Italy

Italy: Renaissance Painting Techniques in Florence

Winter 2012
Wintersession Travel Course
Illustration
Nara, Japan; Osaka, Japan

Japan: Papermaking, Temples, and Prints

Winter 2012
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; Architecture
Vrndava, India

India: Creating an Archieve

Winter 2012
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Nara, Japan; Osaka, Japan

Japan: Papermaking, Temples, and Prints

Winter 2011
Wintersession Travel Course
Printmaking; Architecture
Pushkar, India; Vrndava, India; Nathdwara, India

India: Creating an Archieve

Winter 2011
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2011
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Tena, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador; Galapagos Island, Ecuador

Ecuador: Habitat and Construction

Winter 2011
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Assisi, Italy; Siena, Italy

Italy: Renaissance Painting Techniques in Florence

Winter 2011
Wintersession Travel Course
Illustration
Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy; Verona, Italy

Italy: Tiber Floods

Winter 2011
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Tokyo, Japan

Japan: Tsukiji Market Kitchen of Japan

Winter 2011
Wintersession Travel Course
Interior Architecture; Graphic Design
Okayama, Japan; Nara, Japan

Japan: Clay in Japan

Winter 2010
Wintersession Travel Course
Ceramics
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2010
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Accra, Ghana

Ghana: Design Collaboration in Ghana

Winter 2010
Wintersession Travel Course
Furniture Design
Ganga Jamuna, India

India: Cosmic Comics: Imaging the Ganga-Jamuna Doab of North India

Winter 2010
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Cuernavaca, Mexico; Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico: The Environment - The Flora and Fauna of Cuernavaca

Winter 2010
Wintersession Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Printmaking
Cuernavaca, Mexico; Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico: The Ethnographic Museum

Winter 2010
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Lausanne, Switzerland

Switzerland: Prototype of a Wooden Hotel

Winter 2010
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
San José, Costa Rica

Costa Rica: "Pura Vida" in Costa Rica: Exploring the Natural World Through Drawing, Science and Symbol

Winter 2009
Wintersession Travel Course
Non Major Studio Elective
Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Building Community, Design-Build Studio in Costa Rica

Winter 2009
Wintersession Travel Course
Architecture
Paris, France

France: Photography in Paris

Winter 2009
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Vrndava, India; Nathdwara, India; Pushkar, India

India: Creating an Archieve

Winter 2009
Wintersession Travel Course
Photography
Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Assisi, Italy; Siena, Italy

Italy: Renaissance Painting Techniques in Florence

Winter 2009
Wintersession Travel Course
Illustration
Rome, Italy; Lucca, Italy; Orvieto, Italy; Naples, Italy

Italy: The Other Italy: Water / Wall

Winter 2009
Wintersession Travel Course
Landscape Architecture
Cuernavaca, Mexico; Oaxaca, Mexico

Mexico: The Environment - The Flora and Fauna of Cuernavaca

Winter 2009
Wintersession Travel Course
History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences; Printmaking