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    Strachan Captivates at RISD Weekend

    In his keynote address at this year's alumni and parents' weekend, Tavares Strachan 03 GL revealed the thinking and creative process behind his compelling work.

    Illuminating Experiments

    Cross-disciplinary designer James Carpenter 72 IL pushes the properties of glass to infuse light into his award-winning work.

    Weschler’s Wonderful Wit

    As part of the visiting artist series in Glass, cultural critic and author Lawrence Weschler led a RISD audience through a visual-culture hall of mirrors.

    Brilliance + Clarity

    Glass artist Toots Zynsky 73 GL collects the 2015 Smithsonian Visionary Award and is as busy as every preparing for three new shows.

    Inspiring Inflatables

    Recent alums founded Pneuhaus, a contemporary art and design collective focused on making gargantuan inflatables and other breathtaking objects.