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Considering 2030

LA-based artist Brian Rochefort 07 CR is gaining growing recognition through multiple shows this year.

Ready to Compete on the Runway

Isabel Hajian 19 AP sculpts bold cotton eveningwear for the Supima Design Competition at NYFW.

Making the Gardner Relevant to Diverse Visitors

Museum educator Michelle Grohe MA 02 takes an inclusive approach at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Outside In

Mixed-media artist Esther Solondz MFA 80 PH uses milkweed to create a quirky environmental installation at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, MA.

Quest for Nonviolence

Artist/activist Jordan Seaberry 14 PT encourages students enrolled in RISD’s Pre-College Program to pay attention and get involved in the world around them.

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.