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11/09/2020

Sophia Narrett’s Embroidered Art

Hyperallergic describes the Painting MFA’s work as a “hallucinatory experience of isolation or a fairly run-of-the-mill orgy.”

11/05/2020

RISD Hire Promoting SEI

RISD launches a job search for no fewer than 10 new faculty members specializing in race, decolonization and cultural representation.

11/04/2020

RISD Launches Cluster Hire

Rhode Island School of Design is hiring 10 faculty members focused on race and decoloniality in the arts as part of a wider plan to tackle systemic racism.

10/29/2020

Challenging Conventions

Furniture design icon Giulio Cappellini encourages RISD students to study the history of design so they can reinvent established forms.

10/27/2020

Fulbright Fellow Stays the Course

Alum Ying Bonny Cai spent a year in Seoul studying traditional Korean apparel with contemporary makers reviving and modernizing ancient customs.

10/23/2020

Shahzia Sikander Goes Big

The New York Times presents a profile of the Painting/Printmaking MFA, a Pakistani native whose work explores colonialism, migration, gender and hyphenated identities.

10/23/2020

Rethinking the Materials Lifecycle

New grad Fengijao Ge presents an innovative project at this year’s Antenna conference that repurposes textiles waste to combat erosion.

10/22/2020

Deana Lawson Wins 2020 Hugo Boss Prize

Vogue reports on the Brooklyn-based Photography MFA’s $100,000 honorarium and her portraits chronicling the Black diaspora.