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Pulling on the Thread

RISD’s Alumni Association launches a new podcast exploring how creativity really works.​

Julie Mehretu’s Reckoning with Success

The New York Times profiles alumna Julie Mehretu MFA 97 PT/PR, whose work will be on display at the Whitney Museum from March 25–August 8.

Class of 2021 Q&A | Illustration

Four seniors in Illustration look back on how RISD has impacted their creative practices as they look forward to the future.

Chris Taylor’s Hyperrealistic Glass Creations

Faculty member Chris Taylor MFA 02 GL speaks with WBUR about his work and experience on the Netflix reality series Blown Away.

Indigenous Landscapes

Husband-and-wife educators endawnis Spears and Cassius Spears, Jr. kick off the Liberal Arts division’s spring lecture series.

Transgressing the Feminized

Grad students Breslin Bell MFA 21 PR and Mariana Ramos Ortiz MFA 21 PR co-curate a multidisciplinary exhibition exploring intersections of gender, race and class.

Broadening the Design Canon

Three RISD Architecture students are working to build a more inclusive reference archive that integrates non-European forms.​

Expanded Support for First-Generation Students

New RISD First-Generation to College Pre-Orientation Program will offer a multifaceted experience for incoming students.​