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April 2015 | issue #115

Visualizing a wonderfully wild underwater world

Earlier this month environmental artist/activist Jane Kim 03 PR put the final touches on a series of murals she did for Living Seashore, an interactive exhibit now at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD.

Silverman says it’s all about her students

Independent school art teacher Stephanie (Welch) Silverman 04 FD earns top recognition from the National Art Education Association.

DEGEN’s sick shoes

Lindsay Degen 10 TX was on cloud 9 when paparazzi caught Rihanna out and about in a pink velour jogging suit made palatable by DEGEN’s Antibody boots.

see more stories including: Raqs Media Collective @RISD, K-Hole probes trends, Steel Yard director earns fellowship, inspired by Empire, Providence inundated in potters, Frieder’s Artolution, Sharma appointed provost, sweet Seen Betweens on campus, birthing The Bucket Board
see more alumni exhibitions around the world
Martín Guitierrez 12 PR in NYC
 
Laura Swanson MFA 11 DM in MI
 
Katherine Daniels 91 PT in NYC
 
Clement Valla MFA 09 DM in Paris
 
Fred Lisaius 81 IL in Seattle
designer and professor Josh Owen MFA 97 FD in a new video posted to Bloomberg Business
 
If you’re exhibiting at the ICFF, Noho Design or another NYC Design Week venue next month, email us toot sweet (like this weekend) if you’d like to be included in our online design guide. And please plan to join us for a RISD reception at WANTED Design in Brooklyn on Sunday, May 17 from 5:30–7:30 pm. It’s free but we’re asking you to register in advance so that we know how many people to expect.
 
Professor Henry Horenstein 71 PH/MFA 78 speaks about his photography (above) when the RISD/Santa Fe group gathers on May 9. The following week RISD/Colorado is getting together at The District in Denver and on June 4 RISD/Santa Barbara holds its first event at Municipal Winemakers. Plus, right here at RISD we’ve got the Alumni + Student Spring Art Sale on May 2.

Cultural flavor

When Meredith Rose 01 PT moved to Mexico last year, both her sketchbook musings and paintings began to change in response to the new environment.
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