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Glassblowing Meets Reality TV

Two alumni are central to the cast of the competition show Blown Away on Netflix.

Leading the Experimentation at Pilchuck

As the new artistic director at Pilchuck Glass School, artist/educator Ben Wright MFA 09 GL is building on the vision of the school’s founder Dale Chihuly MFA 68 CR.

Newest RISD Fulbright Winners

Recent graduates will advance interesting art and design research in Africa, Asia and Europe during the 2019–20 academic year.

Between + Beyond at the Biennials

Nicole Eisenman 87 PT and Korakrit Arunanondchai 09 PR are the only two artists worldwide invited to show in both the 2019 Whitney and Venice biennials.

Innovative Humanitarianism

Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 and the Karam Foundation are helping young Syrian refugees learn new ways of thinking through design-based education.

Thrills + Chills from Huma Bhabha

In her latest survey at the ICA in Boston, Huma Bhabha 85 PR surrounds audiences with the eerie wages and wagers of war.

Natural Wonders

 

Los Angeles-based artist David Wiseman prepares to show new work inspired by nature in a solo exhibition at Kasmin Gallery in NYC.

Designing for the Home

Furniture designer Debra Folz collaborates with West Elm on a collection of modern, functional pieces featuring simple and unexpected details.

Four Alumni Earn Caldecott + Other Honors

RISD Illustration graduates have earned two 2019 Caldecott Honors and two YALSAs for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults.