Stories about studios + projects

RISD Cited as a #1 Fulbright Producer

RISD is once again named the top producer of US Fulbright students among special-focus four-year institutions.

Happy for Exposure at Sundance

Independent filmmaker Emily Ann Hoffman 15 IL debuts her latest stop-motion animated short at the 2018 festival in Utah.

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.

Forbes Salutes Young Alums

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

Wrestling with Ongoing Injustices

In a recent talk, visiting artist Vincent Valdez 00 IL illuminated the process behind his stark and unsettling images of American society.

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.

When Patient Care Meets Creative Practice

While balancing two demanding careers, author/illustrator and trauma nurse Jennifer Polan 01 IL is discovering unexpected synergies between them.

Promoting Conservation through Art

At RISD Weekend 17, four young alumni explain how they’re harnessing their passion for the natural sciences and building ecologically focused practices.

RISD Standouts at Comic-Con

Comic book artists Sonny Liew 01 IL, Erica Henderson 08 FAV and Anne Szabla 10 IL collected multiple Eisner Awards at Comic-Con 2017.


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