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American Design Hot List

Elise McMahon and Mike Ruiz-Serra are both included in Sight Unseen’s annual roundup of US-based talent.

Young Artists 2021

Cultured includes Furniture Design alum Katie Stout in its annual list of artists leading the conversation about criticism, concept and representation.

RISD Alums Make 30 Under 30 List

Four recent graduates are included in Forbes’ annual roundup of emerging talents.

Remembering Roger Mandle

The RISD community celebrates the 15th president’s indelible mark on the institution and the world.

In the Studio with Adam Charlap Hyman

W Magazine speaks with the Architecture alum about the “genre-breaking” design firm he founded with Andre Herrero.

Sophia Narrett’s Embroidered Art

Hyperallergic describes the Painting MFA’s work as a “hallucinatory experience of isolation or a fairly run-of-the-mill orgy.”

Fulbright Fellow Stays the Course

Alum Ying Bonny Cai spent a year in Seoul studying traditional Korean apparel with contemporary makers reviving and modernizing ancient customs.

Rethinking the Materials Lifecycle

New grad Fengijao Ge presents an innovative project at this year’s Antenna conference that repurposes textiles waste to combat erosion.

Shahzia Sikander Goes Big

The New York Times presents a profile of the Painting/Printmaking MFA, a Pakistani native whose work explores colonialism, migration, gender and hyphenated identities.