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Compelling Bodies of Work

Graduates of 16 master’s degree programs present strong thesis work in RISD Grad Show 2020.

Representing Fellow Artists

Painter Ryan Wallace reflects on the challenges of keeping both his practice and gallery afloat through tumultuous times.

Vital New Voices in Ceramics

Emerging artists Ling Chun and Stephanie Hanes are recognized for taking risks and opening up new dialogues in the field.

Renewed Focus > New Perspective

Assistant Professor Sean Salstrom encourages students to make discoveries within—and beyond—the constraints of remote learning.

Allegories in Glass

With multiple exhibitions this year, Judith Schaechter is attracting new appreciation for her amazing stained glass work.

Developing a Low-Cost Ventilator

Industrial designer Colin P. Kelly is part of a NYC-based team working to address critical needs during the pandemic.

The Workman

For Painting graduate Martin Mull, a love of labor drives his studio practice—a 50-year labor of love.

Repurposing Machines to Save Lives

Through the RI-based Ventilator Project, three alumni are working to get much-needed equipment to hospitalized COVID patients.

Hope for Rhode Island

Alumnus Shepard Fairey offers Rhode Islanders a message of strength and solidarity during the pandemic.