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Painter on Being Old in Art School

Noted historian and author Nell Irvin Painter MFA 11 PT returned to RISD for a conversation about aging, ambivalence, ambition and starting over in art school.

Museum Acquires Edgy Contemporary Prints

Curator Jan Howard explains how Forth Estate’s wide-ranging print archive found a permanent home at the RISD Museum.

Contributing to the Greater Good

Providence-based artist Marly Rogers 90 PT collaborates on public installations that spark dialogue while making the world a more beautiful place.

Sharing Strategies for Disruption

As the 2018 Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting, Delhi-based artist Asim Waqif shared insights from a career of making art in service of the public good.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

Fellowships Support Painters’ Progress

Two New York-based painters with RISD connections have earned 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships in support of ongoing studio exploration.

Drawn in by the Grad Show

Master's degree candidates showcase the culmination of their creative efforts in this year's lively and impressive graduate thesis exhibition at the Providence Convention Center.

Alums Lead Equitable Met Campaign

With Toward Equitable Met Ticketing, a group of recent graduates are calling for the NYC museum to uphold its commitment to inclusion.

Portraits in Junk

Painter Rachel Grobstein MFA 13 PT creates miniature tableaus based on everyday objects, compelling viewers to consider the commonly overlooked.