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Deep Ecology for the Very Long Term

With Redwood Preserve, Jarrett Mellenbruch offers an audacious vision for how art should shape the future.

Here in RI | RISD Artist Earns Recognition

The Rhode Island Foundation names Assistant Professor of Illustration Eric Telfort a 2020 MacColl Johnson Fellow.

Making Plastic We Can Live With

Industrial designer Megan Valanidas uses bacteria-centered design to formulate bioplastics that decompose naturally.

Echoes of the Past

Multidisciplinary artist Jazzmen Lee-Johnson works to transcend the legacies of enslaved peoples and gender inequality.

Photographing the Arctic

Alumna Acacia Johnson’s stunning photo essay about Inuit peoples of the Canadian Arctic appears in National Geographic.

Sketching Impeachment

RISD graduate Bill Hennessy is one of three courtroom artists covering the historic trial in the US Senate.

Conversation Made Tangible

Visual artist Michael Ee collaborates on an installation for the Singapore Art Museum.

Here in RI | Design Catalysts

DESIGNxRI advances emerging businesses through mentorship and grant support.

Portrait of a Reputation

A revealing exhibition draws from photographer George Lange’s friendship with the late Francesca Woodman while they were at RISD.