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January 2016 | issue #124

Forbes eyes RISD alums

The remarkable apparel design duo Mike Eckhaus 10 SC and Zoe Latta 10 TX – aka Eckhaus Latta – are two of the 10 recent grads included in the magazine’s 2016 30 Under 30 list of young artists and designers to watch.

Making a splash north of the border

With her first solo museum shows in the US – one in Cincinnati, the other in NYC – Pia Camil 03 PT is attracting growing interest beyond her home turf in Mexico City.

Exploring kindness 

Building on the success of 40 Days of Dating, Jessica Walsh 08 GD and Timothy Goodman look at the benefits of being both kind and empathetic.

see more stories including: RISDoids on Ellen’s Design Challenge, printing glass, Fink defends Thoreau, distinguished body of work, student’s cool new lightforest in a former factory, small trumps tiny, elevating salad, glocal color, inspiring aspiring artistslegacy of slavery

LISTEN TO A LIVESTREAM of civil rights activist Andrew Young delivering RISD’s 2016 MLK Keynote on Friday, January 22 at 7 pm (EST)
see more alumni exhibitions around the world
Daphne Minkoff MFA 91 PT in Seattle
Janet Biggs 85 GL in NYC
Drew Ludwig MFA 15 DM + other alums in NYC
Nicole Cherubini 93 CR in Hudson, NY
Lily Prince 84 PT in Naples, FL
The Alumni Council invites all members of the RISD community to nominate candidates for the annual Alumni Award presented at Commencement. Please suggest worthy recipients in any or all of the following categories: Art + Education, Business of Design, Professional Achievement and Service + Leadership. Be sure to submit your good ideas by Friday, February 12.
The application window for RISD Craft 2016, the juried sales exhibition on Benefit Street, is about to open – from Wednesday, January 27 through Wednesday, February 17. All alumni are invited to apply for inclusion in the outdoor show, which features art and design work in a wide range of media. Held on Saturday, October 8, it forms the heart of reunion and parents’ weekend.

From roller derby to Newbery Honor

When illustrator Victoria Jamieson 00 IL first got into roller derby, she didn’t realize it would inspire her to write a graphic novel with attitude that appeals to tweens and reviewers alike.
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