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Recent Grads Win Recognition

Landscape Architecture alumni Siyi He MLA 17 and Yixin Ren MLA 17 are awarded a $20,000 prize for their proposed mixed-income housing complex incorporating multiple community gardens.

Portraits in Junk

Painter Rachel Grobstein MFA 13 PT creates miniature tableaus based on everyday objects, compelling viewers to consider the commonly overlooked.

Committing to a Career, Landing in Qatar

Thanks to advice from the RISD Career Center, recent graduate Leekyung Kang MFA 17 PR is happily immersed in a year-long fellowship at VCUarts Qatar.

Tennessee Mountain Home

Recent graduate Rebecca Buglio MFA 16 CR has found the artistic community of her dreams at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN.

Probing Issues of Race

Graduate student Kelly Taylor Mitchell MFA 18 PR translates elements of her personal history into evocative installations and artist’s books.

Pursuing a Different Type

Tapped by Japanese type company Morisawa, type designer Cyrus Highsmith 97 GD is establishing the Providence Drawing Office with help from two recent graduates.

Continuing the Conversation in Doha

Farah Altaweel MA 17 talks about transitions and her unconventional approach to combatting #fakenews.

Reimagining RISD

Graduate students in Interior Architecture focus their growing expertise in adaptive reuse on the needs of RISD’s campus.

Projecting Change + Preserving Heritage

In a public event this May, Interior Architecture grad students responded to the effects of climate change with radical plans for a seaside neighborhood in Newport, RI.

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