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September 2016 | issue #132

RISD’s newest alums on the runway @NYFW

Thanks to support from RISD parent Tommy Hilfiger, 10 Apparel Design grads from the Class of 2016 had the opportunity to show their collections at RISD’s first New York Fashion Week runway show.

SouthLight shines in South Prov

After close collaboration with local residents and two years of sustained work, Architecture students and faculty members celebrate the opening of the new cultural center they designed and built.
see more alumni exhibitions around the world
Jeff Bye 94 IL at Greenhut Galleries in Portland, ME
Sophia Narrett MFA 14 PT in NYC
Judith Schaechter 83 GL in NYC
Ben Blatt 01 IL on Long Island, NY
Nancy Taplin 64 PT in Rochester, VT
master illuminator David Macaulay BArch 69 speaking at RISD (9.21.16) and urging students and other artists to remain engaged
Join us as we celebrate 50 Years of Glass and many other things that make our community so extraordinary. RISD Weekend offers a perfect opportunity for alumni to reconnect and enjoy reunions and for parents and families to see what’s going on in the studio. And don’t miss the wonderful RISD Craft sales exhibition while you’re here.
Wish you could be here for the president’s update during RISD Weekend? Join us in spirit and hear what’s happening at RISD this year by listening to a live stream of her welcoming remarks to alumni and parents. Tune in on Friday, October 7 at 5 pm (EST) by going to the RISD Weekend site.

Still the best way to think

Working in her studio in California, Wendy Smith MFA 86 SC still draws incessantly and references sketchbook ideas from her days at RISD.
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