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Two RISD Alums Make 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30

Furniture designer Urvi Sharma and painter Anna Weyant are both included in this year’s Art & Style list, bringing the total number of RISD alums cited over the years to 51.

Introducing CULTURED’s Young Artists 2023

RISD alums Sasha Gordon, Zoé Blue Maestu and Anna Weyant are included in the editors’ list of  “brand-new talents we can’t wait to see more from.”

Meet the Newest Forbes 30 Under 30

RISD alums Urvi Sharma and Anna Weyant (both Class of 2017) are included in the Art & Style category.

White Hawk Reflects on Resilience

The latest speaker in RISD’s Indigenous and First Nations Artist Series discusses her own abstract work honoring generations of strong Indigenous women.

Drawing Support: Do Ho Suh

Art in America reports on the RISD alum’s current exhibition at Lehmann Maupin gallery in New York City.

Record Number of RISD Fulbrights

Seven artists and designers will advance cross-cultural dialogue across Europe and Asia during the 2022–23 academic year.  

Duke Riley: Grand Master Trash

The audacious artist transforms seaborne plastics into maritime art at the Brooklyn Museum, driving home his message about their devastating environmental impact.

The Making of Anna Weyant, Art’s Hot New Superstar

The Daily Beast reports on the recent alum’s $1.6 million May 19 sale at Sotheby’s auction house.

Bhabha Finds Beauty in the Forsaken

Alum and Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Huma Bhabha speaks with current RISD students about their evolving practices and her epic, science fiction-inspired creations.