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Duke Riley: Grand Master Trash

The audacious artist transforms seaborne plastics into maritime art at the Brooklyn Museum, driving home his message about their devastating environmental impact.

New Horizons for Jewelry + Metalsmithing Department

RISD cosponsors the annual SNAG conference, partners with precision tool manufacturer Lindström and celebrates another Windgate Fellowship.

Rose B. Simpson Thinks in Clay

The New York Times profiles the Native American sculptor, Ceramics alum and rising star.

Celebrating the Classes of 2020 and 2022

The RISD community comes together to honor graduating students driving change and to welcome new president Crystal Williams.

The Making of Anna Weyant, Art’s Hot New Superstar

The Daily Beast reports on the recent alum’s $1.6 million May 19 sale at Sotheby’s auction house.

RISD Furniture Designers Dazzle at NYCxDESIGN

Current students and alums bring RISD’s critical making approach to this year’s exhibition at WantedDesign Manhattan and International Contemporary Furniture Fair in NYC.

The Cosmic Vision of Tavares Strachan

Vogue profiles the Bahamian RISD Glass alum and board member.

Bhabha Finds Beauty in the Forsaken

Alum and Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Huma Bhabha speaks with current RISD students about their evolving practices and her epic, science fiction-inspired creations.

Nicole Cousins on Working with Collins and Creating Designs out of Diversity

It’s Nice That catches up with recent Graphic Design alumna Nicole Cousins.