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.

News highlights

Gallardo Gives RISD a Rosy Glow

Brooklyn-based illustrator Marly Gallardo 15 IL recently completed a poster designed to bring RISD to the attention of high school students across the country.

Antonelli Addresses Our Demise

In delivering the RISD Museum's 2018 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture, MoMA curator Paola Antonelli speaks about “broken nature.”

Alums Ready to Shift Gears

Matilsha Marxuach 94 CR, Amy Devers MFA 01 FD and Jerrelle Guy 12 IL spoke about how the flexibility they learned at RISD has helped them pivot professionally.

Mindful Making in Japan

Students in a summer bike-building class in Tokyo absorb contemporary Japanese culture and design aesthetics while honing their skills as makers.

Repair as Metaphor

Repair and Design Futures, a multidisciplinary exhibition at the RISD Museum, investigates mending as material intervention, metaphor and call to action.

Upcoming events on campus

Nov 13

Visiting Artist | Tomashi Jackson

Nov 14

Visiting Lecturer | Alexandra Foradas

Nov 14

Glass | Hot Nights with Sean Salstrom

Criteria of Beauty

curated by Qualeasha Wood 19 PR and David Guy 19 SC

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Providence, RI

group exhibition

Former Glory

various artists

RISD Museum

Providence, RI

group exhibition considering the American flag

Shara Hughes

Shara Hughes 04 PT

The Arts Club

London, England

solo exhibition

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PR/PT

National Portrait Gallery

Washington, DC

group exhibition

Major Arcana: Witches in America

Frances Denny MFA 14 PH


New York, NY

solo exhibition


Barbara Pollak-Lewis 89 FAV

Arc Gallery

San Francisco, CA

group exhibition

RISD in the media