Rewards of Ethical Practice

Toronto-based apparel designer Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks 09 AP is showing that fashion can be a force for good.

News highlights

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.

Learning on a Lakota Reservation

Working on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, Social Innovation Fellow Elizabeth Schweizer 19 TX built intergenerational connections through the arts.

Water in the Desert, Ceramics in the Landscape

In a cross-disciplinary fall studio, Landscape Architecture and Ceramics students explored ideas for preserving water resources—and ways of life—in the American Southwest.

Museum Highlights Alumni Impact

Three current exhibitions at the RISD Museum underscore the enormous impact RISD graduates make on contemporary culture.

Upcoming events on campus

Feb 21

Student Workshop | Financial Literacy for Students

Feb 22

Visiting Architects | Lecture & Book Signing

Feb 22

Opening Reception | RISD Faculty Exhibition and Forum

Featured exhibitions


Daniel Rosenbaum CEC 77

through Feb 28

New York Public Library

Morgan Blair

Morgan Blair 08 IL

Mar 2 – Apr 5

Left Field


Justin Kimball 85 PH

through Jul 8

RISD Museum

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