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Fulbright Fellows on the Move

RISD alums Sabina Kariat, Jessina Leonard and Masha Ryskin will conduct research in Turkey, Germany and Israel during the 2021/22 academic year.

Class of 2021 Q&A | Illustration

Four seniors in Illustration look back on how RISD has impacted their creative practices as they look forward to the future.

​Breaking with Convention

SEI Faculty Fellow Ernest A. Bryant III challenges students to find new meaning in the images that surround all of us.

RISD Alums Make 30 Under 30 List

Four recent graduates are included in Forbes’ annual roundup of emerging talents.

New Teaching Talent on Tap

RISD welcomes new full-time faculty members in Experimental and Foundation Studies, Fine Arts, and Architecture and Design.

Representing Fellow Artists

Painter Ryan Wallace reflects on the challenges of keeping both his practice and gallery afloat through tumultuous times.

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

Hope for Rhode Island

Alumnus Shepard Fairey offers Rhode Islanders a message of strength and solidarity during the pandemic.

Here in RI | RISD Artist Earns Recognition

The Rhode Island Foundation names Assistant Professor of Illustration Eric Telfort a 2020 MacColl Johnson Fellow.