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Breaking Glass Boundaries

Pioneering glass artist Therman Statom 74 SC returns to RISD to speak with students about the value of building community.

Designing for the Home

Furniture designer Debra Folz MFA 10 FD collaborates with West Elm on a collection of modern, functional pieces featuring simple and unexpected details.

Invested in Design for the Greater Good

With support from a Slavin Family Foundation Fellowship, dual degree student Kate Reed BRDD 21 ID is strengthening her commitment to socially engaged design.

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.

Revisiting the Unicorn

A moving documentary by experimental filmmakers Isabelle Dupuis and Tim Geraghty (who teaches at RISD) is garnering rave reviews.

Making the Cut on Project Runway

Less than two years after graduation, apparel designer Jamall Osterholm AP 17 is hoping that national media exposure will help him transform his brand into a business.

Four Alumni Earn Caldecott + Other Honors

RISD Illustration graduates have earned two 2019 Caldecott Honors and two YALSAs for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults.

Inspired by India’s Artisans

Sculptor Joshua Enck MFA 03 FD finds unparalleled creative inspiration as a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in India.

Lifetime Achievement in Cinema

Acclaimed cinematographer Robert Richardson 79 FAV earns new accolades for his work on Hollywood’s most memorable films.