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Providence-Based Alums Win Support

Adam Chuong, Lois Harada, Jazzmen Lee-Johnson and Mariana Ramos Ortiz are among the recipients of inaugural project grants from Interlace Grant Fund.

Alumni Offer Inspiring Advice

The Career Center presents its annual RISD Mindshare lecture series, providing current students with real-world guidance about life after college.

The AD 100 2022

Seven RISD alums included on Architectural Digest’s definitive list of the top design, decor and architecture talent creating today.

Forbes Recognizes Trailblazers

Four recent RISD graduates are included in the latest Forbes 30 Under 30 compilation.

Meet Six Fast-Rising Artists Having Star Turns at This Year’s Art Basel Miami Beach

Alums Qualeasha Wood 19 PR and Cheyenne Julien 16 PT included in Artnet roundup.

Sanford Biggers and Tanya Aguiñiga Win $250,000 Heinz Award

The Art Newspaper reports on prize recognizing artists for unflinching examination of present-day issues.

Brilliant Debut

RISD’s Jewelry + Metalsmithing department launches a virtual pop-up exhibition promoting work by recent graduates.

Sikander Show Opens at RISD Museum

Extraordinary Realities traces the first 15 years of Shahzia Sikander’s creative journey from Lahore, Pakistan to New York City.

The Seductive Alchemy of Clay

Visiting artist Ebitenyefa Baralaye kicks off the Ceramics department’s fall lecture series with a meditative wheel-throwing demo.