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Alumni Stories

Pathways to Creative Practice

Seven engaging speakers at Mindshare 2019 highlight the diverse routes alumni take in finding their professional niche.

What Are You Looking At?

Painter Robin F. Williams returns to RISD to discuss the inspiration behind her self-possessed female figures.

Eisenman’s Perpetual Motion

After a hugely productive year, Nicole Eisenman took a break from making to deliver the RISD Museum’s Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

Mesmerizing Midnight Moments

An experimental film by Maria Constanza Ferreira 17 FAV/GD brings satellite imagery to NYC’s Times Square.

Refreshing Approach to Business

Illustrator Julia Rothman 02 IL teams up with writer Shaina Feinberg for Scratch, a new biweekly column in The New York Times.

Frere-Jones Wins National Design Award

Typeface designer Tobias Frere-Jones recently accepted the Cooper Hewitt’s 2019 award for Communication Design.

Magical and Divinely Queer

An experimental film featuring costumes by Jamall Osterholm 17 AP wins a Student Academy Award.

Fairey Faces the Giant

Street artist Shepard Fairey 92 IL paints his 100th mural in Providence, where it all began.

Character Development

A Tulsa [OK] Literary Artist Fellowship gives Olivia Stephens 17 IL the time and space to complete her first graphic novel.