Eckhaus Latta Follows Its Own Lead

With their first museum exhibition ever—at the Whitney—fashion favorites Mike Eckhaus 10 SC and Zoe Latta 10 TX continue to defy the desire to define their evolving practice.

News highlights

Illuminating the Art of Co-Existence

An interdisciplinary exhibition on view this summer in RISD’s ISB Gallery brings artists and scientists together to promote conservation.

Excited to Explore Gambiarra in Brazil

Thanks to a 2018/19 Fulbright Fellowship, Gayle Forman 14 GL will push materials exploration to new heights in São Paulo, Brazil.

Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Landscape architect Phoebe Lickwar MLA 06 reflects on two recent collaborations and a rewarding design approach she developed as a student at RISD.

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.

Fresh from the Tropics

With their roving project Toqa, alums Aiala Rickard 17 AP and Isabel Sicat BRDD 16 IL are creating daring apparel inspired by youth culture in the tropics.

Upcoming events on campus

Aug 24

Nature Lab Symposium | BioDesign: From Inspiration to Integration

Aug 29

Exhibition & Artist Talk | David Wiesner

Sep 4


Featured exhibitions on + off campus

New Contemporaries

Class of 2018

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Providence, RI

group exhibition


Liz Jaff 89 PT


Eschlikon, Switzerland

solo exhibition

Craft & Care

Tanya Aguiñiga MFA 05 FD

Museum of Arts and Design

New York, NY

solo exhibition

WE: Women Empowering Women

curated by Anne Sherwood Pundyk MFA 82 PT

Borghese Winery Gallery

Cutchogue, NY

group exhibition


Mary Curtis Ratcliff 67 AE

YWCA Berkeley/Oakland

Berkeley, CA

solo exhibition

Former Glory

Various artists

RISD Museum

Providence, RI

group exhibition considering the American flag

RISD in the media