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    Shaping the Future

    In a new series of videos, alumni will help articulate why RISD’s immersive, process-driven educational model is ideally suited to preparing for what’s next.

    Champion of Failure

    After winning two fellowships at graduation, Whitney Oldenburg MFA 15 PT is happy to continue turning life’s disappointments into compelling works of art.

    Mining the Margins

    Students work with the Raqs Media Collective to explore notions of narrative, counter-narrative and the power of marginalia.

    Iconoclasts Coming for Commencement

    Filmmaker John Waters, writer Adam Gopnik and musicians Chris Frantz 74 PT, Tina Weymouth 74 PT and Jerry Harrison to accept honorary degrees.

    Painting from Life

    Julie Gearan’s unconventional portrait of outgoing Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee captures his spirit and the mood of his term in office.