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Forbes 2020 Salutes Rising Stars

Seven artists and designers from RISD are recognized in the annual roundup of young entrepreneurs.

What Are You Looking At?

Painter Robin F. Williams returns to RISD to discuss the inspiration behind her self-possessed female figures.

Whitney Curators Visit RISD

Whitney Biennial co-curators Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta offer RISD graduate students insightful feedback and advice.

Eisenman’s Perpetual Motion

After a hugely productive year, Nicole Eisenman took a break from making to deliver the RISD Museum’s Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

Recognizing Outstanding Alumni Contributions

The RISD Alumni Association honors art and design professionals Todd Bartel 85 PT, Deborah Berke BArch 77 and Grace Jun 09 GD.

Colorful Welcome for New Color Lab

RISD’s new Color Lab is designed to foster interdisciplinary research among students and faculty.

New Fellowships for Grad Students

Thanks to two generous gifts, exceptional graduate students selected for the Society of Presidential Fellows will have tuition-free access to a RISD education.

Sketchbook | Shadow Maker

Artist Kara Walker MFA 94 PT/PR speaks to the Toni Morrison tribute she created for the cover of The New Yorker.

Sketchbook | New Heights of Natural Wonder

Accomplished artist Henry Isaacs 73 PT paints 100+ plein air studies in Nepal to prep for a monumental painting of Mount Everest.