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Meet Six Fast-Rising Artists Having Star Turns at This Year’s Art Basel Miami Beach

Alums Qualeasha Wood 19 PR and Cheyenne Julien 16 PT included in Artnet roundup.

What to Wear on Orion

Students in a fall Apparel Design studio construct gender-neutral capsule collections for 18 astronauts flying to the moon.

Sanford Biggers and Tanya Aguiñiga Win $250,000 Heinz Award

The Art Newspaper reports on prize recognizing artists for unflinching examination of present-day issues.

Architecture Student Recognized

Ghanaian undergraduate Abena Acheampong Danquah wins a Creative Futures Grant from the Black Artists + Designers Guild.

The Whitney Presents Jennifer Packer

ArtDaily reports on the Associate Professor of Painting’s first solo museum exhibition in New York.

Brilliant Debut

RISD’s Jewelry + Metalsmithing department launches a virtual pop-up exhibition promoting work by recent graduates.

Sikander Show Opens at RISD Museum

Extraordinary Realities traces the first 15 years of Shahzia Sikander’s creative journey from Lahore, Pakistan to New York City.

Faculty Work on View

A wide-ranging exhibition of work by more than 170 current faculty members examines identity, the environment and notions of home.