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Cultivating a Global Perspective

Liberal Arts faculty members reflect on the inaugural years of RISD’s Global Arts and Cultures MA program.

Anna Weyant Paints the Indignities of Being a Young Woman

Artnet speaks with the alum about her two recent sold-out shows and how 2020 set the 26-year-old phenom on a new course.

Now on View

A conversation with RISD’s Director of Campus Exhibitions Mark Moscone.

Supima Names RISD Alum Yuki Xu Design Competition Winner

Women’s Wear Daily reports on Xu’s $10,000 cash prize and eveningwear collection utilizing various Supima cottons.

Five Alums Join RI Design Hall of Fame

Local designers and longtime RISD faculty members to be honored by DesignxRI for their leadership and contributions to the industry.

Donors Invest $25 Million in RISD’s Future

Institutional Advancement wraps up the second-best fundraising year in the history of the institution and recognizes growing alumni engagement.

Inspired by the Natural World

New Apparel Design graduate Yuki Xu represents RISD at the 14th annual Supima Design Competition in NYC.

In Newport, an Entrancing Performance Piece Responds to the Rising Seas

Vogue raves about new work by alumna Melissa McGill.

A Shape-Shifting Woman Plays All the Parts

The New York Timesspeaks with Martine Gutierrez about ANTI-ICON, a Public Art Fund project appearing on bus shelters and billboards in several cities.