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RISD Black Biennial Envelops the Viewer with the Work of Nearly 80 Artists

Artscape Producer James Baumgartner talked with the show’s co-curators.

Global Days of Service

Alumni clubs around the world celebrate Founders Day throughout the month of March with meaningful community service projects.

Alison Croney Moses Is Expanding Access to the Craft She Loves

The Boston Globe profiles the RISD Furniture Design alum, a recent United States Artist Fellowship recipient who also cofounded the Black Mamas community group.

This Wearable Fabric Microphone Can Listen to the World—and Your Body

Popular Science reports on research collaboration between MIT professors and RISD Textiles Professor Anais Missakian.

Designing Inclusive Solutions

RISD’s chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America hosts an all-day makeathon focused on sustainability, accessibility and social impact.

RISD’s First Black Biennial Now on View

A month-long, student-curated exhibition brings together artists and designers of color from RISD and beyond to illuminate the diversity of the Black experience.

Morcos Key Update

RISD alums Wael Morcos and Jon Key speak with It’s Nice That about work for the Cooper Hewitt and other impactful projects.

Objet: Wwake’s Art-Inspired Jewelry

ARTnews profiles jewelry maker and Wwake founder Wing Yau 09 SC.

Designer Lauren Goodman Looks at the Potential of Discarded Objects

Wallpaper names the 2021 Furniture Design MFA one of 22 outstanding graduates from around the globe.