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Leaning Local

Asher Rodriquez-Dunn 08 ID and his Studio DUNN team have made a home in Providence and a name for themselves in the world of furniture and lighting design.

Revisiting the Unicorn

A moving documentary by experimental filmmakers Isabelle Dupuis and Tim Geraghty (who teaches at RISD) is garnering rave reviews.

Four Alumni Earn Caldecott + Other Honors

RISD Illustration graduates have earned two 2019 Caldecott Honors and two YALSAs for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults.

Polites Recognizes the Power of Place

An interview with Literary Arts and Studies faculty member Taylor Polites, who encourages students to engage with Providence’s rich history and diverse community.

Immaculately Conceived

FAV Professor Dennis Hlynsky 74 FAV remains fascinated by filming birds in flight—as a new exhibition at Essex Art Center in Lawrence, MA reveals.

Faculty Work Joins Met Collection

Work by artist/educators Daniel Heyman and Serena Perrone MFA 06 PR is now included in the permanent collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

Nottage Knows the World’s a Stage

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage speaks to students about the reach, resonance and responsibility of art in the Trump era.

Revisiting the Architecture of Apartheid

The Architecture department welcomes Cape Town architect and author Ilze Wolff for the first in a series of globally focused discussions.

Brilliant NANCY Book Wins an Eisner

How to Read Nancy, by Illustration faculty member Paul Karasik and his friend Mark Newgarden, illuminates the art of comics by analyzing the Ernie Bushmiller classic.