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Migrant Families in Crisis

Activists Lucas Michael and Mary Ellen Carroll rally fellow artists to help children still detained at the US border.

Pivoting to Fight the Pandemic

RISD makers are helping to address the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment.

Learning Together at Home

Alumna Bethany Koby of Tech Will Save Us is offering families new ideas for learning through making during the pandemic.

Generating Relief—from Home

Interior architect Colin Stief brings the local design community together to support those on the frontlines of COVID-19 in NYC.

Ross Earns USA Fellowship

Photographer and filmmaker RaMell Ross—a self-described “liberated documentarian”—is now also a 2020 United States Artists Fellow.

Deep Ecology for the Very Long Term

With Redwood Preserve, Jarrett Mellenbruch offers an audacious vision for how art should shape the future.

Here in RI | RISD Artist Earns Recognition

The Rhode Island Foundation names Assistant Professor of Illustration Eric Telfort a 2020 MacColl Johnson Fellow.

Making Plastic We Can Live With

Industrial designer Megan Valanidas uses bacteria-centered design to formulate bioplastics that decompose naturally.

Echoes of the Past

Multidisciplinary artist Jazzmen Lee-Johnson works to transcend the legacies of enslaved peoples and gender inequality.