At RISD’s 2017 Commencement ceremony, speakers urged graduates to reflect on who they’ve become and look forward to how they’ll change the world.
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Iranian grad student Arghavan Khosravi MFA 18 PT responds to the polarized political climate in the US with a very personal point of view.
As a lieutenant in the US Navy, printmaker Cole Swavely MFA 13 PR draws lessons from his studio practice that help him serve and lead.
Students in a Wintersession Industrial Design studio conceived of by two grad students made future-focused work inspired by science fiction.
Colombian artist Vanessa Nieto Romero MFA 17 PR embraces a variety of mediums to convey messages about women’s rights and human dignity.
Designer Yuki Murata MID 02 hopes to make the city she calls home a hub for design-centered problem solving addressing global issues such as nuclear proliferation.
Students in a cross-disciplinary Sculpture elective expanded their studio practices by exploring high-tech approaches to manipulating textiles.
An independent research project headed up by RISD’s NASA Coordinator Michael Lye 96 ID puts an entirely new spin on the simulated space suit.
Ceramics students in their last year of study develop strategies for cultivating their artistic practices and presenting their work to the wider world.
Grad student Anina Major MFA 17 CR sees her ceramics practice as an expression of her commitment to furthering cultural tradition and making a positive impact on the world.
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