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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.

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.