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Brightening a Grimm Tale

Comics artist and graphic novelist Ben Nadler 13 IL speaks with students about making his new book The White Snake.

RISD’s First Endowed Chair in Textiles

Longtime Professor Anais Missakian 84 TX is honored to accept her new appointment as RISD’s first Pevaroff-Cohn Family Endowed Chair in Textiles.

Guggenheim Fellows Focus on New Work

Faculty members Deborah Zlotsky and Yevgeniya Baras and alumna Jennifer Garza-Cuen MFA 12 PH win 2019 Guggenheim Fellowships.

Reframing African Identities

Assistant Professor of Architecture Emanuel Admassu researches how evolving notions of global art and design play out across the African diaspora.

Prizing Pulitzer

Assistant Professor Ramón Rivera-Moret brings his vision to a new documentary about 19th-century newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer.

Leaning Local

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

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