Forbes Salutes Young Alums

Four alumni are recognized in Forbes magazine’s 2018 30 Under 30 list of emerging artists and designers to watch.

News highlights

Wrangling Ideas

Now that the final season of Adventure Time is airing, illustrator and comic book artist Andy Ristaino 97 FAV is happily exploring new directions.

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.

Equipped with a Purpose

Through their softgoods company eqpd, Jonathan Baker 97 ID and Sean Donovan 94 IL are designing socially conscious products and business models.

Learning to Take Risks

First-year students present impressive work at their first end-of-semester critiques and get valuable feedback from faculty mentors.

Drawing on Mexican Culture

Dean Kelly 98 IL, a story artist for Pixar, talks about his role in bringing Coco to life on the big screen.

Upcoming events on campus

Jan 20

Government Workshop | Demystifying Democracy

Jan 23

Career Center Workshop | Finding & Applying for Grants

Jan 24

Career Center Workshop | Career Resources for Freshmen

Featured exhibitions on + off campus


Daniel Clayman 86 GL

through Jan 23


Day for Night

Lindsay Packer 96 TX

Jan 5 – Feb 11


Stranger Than Paradise

through Feb 25

RISD Museum

RISD in the media