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October 2016 | issue #133

Heartfelt ode to changemakers

With their new book Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living ColorChandler O’Leary 03 IL and Jessica Spring bring to life the struggles of powerful women hellbent on making progress.

Reminding voters to care

Designers Jessica Walsh 08 GD and Stefan Sagmeister urge millennials (and everyone else) to exercise their rights and avoid complacency on November 8.

Remembering what matters

Now exhibiting together at RISD, New Yorkers Melinda Beck 89 GD and Julia Rothman 02 IL talk about their very personal approaches to illustration.

see more stories such as: eulogy for fauna, making glass ugly, animating gender, well-dressed cyborgs, Mississippi Music Table, serendipity in J+Mbraving Thumper, happy inside, Nesmin raises controversy
see more alumni exhibitions around the world
Timothy Uriah Steele MFA 04 PT at Maitland Foley in Los Angeles
Suzanne Blank Redstone 66 PT in San Francisco
Phillip K. Smith BArch 95 in Laguna Beach, CA
Robert Raphael 00 CR in the Bronx
Rosalyn Richards 69 PT in Ithaca, NY
painter Nicole Eisenman 89 PT speaking several months ago about the 2016 US presidential campaign
If you’re planning to show at or attend Design Miami and Art Basel/Miami this fall, join us for a RISDxMiami reception with President Rosanne Somerson 76 ID on Wednesday, November 30 (RSVP here). And if you’re exhibiting, please let us know so that we can include your info in our RISD guide.
From President Rosanne Somerson’s warm welcome at the RISD Museum to Jessica Auclair Smith 07 JM winning the 2016 People’s Choice Award at RISD Craft, RISD Weekend (Oct 7–9) proved to be full of happy discoveries and plenty of great opportunities to connect.

Uninhibited by fact or reason

California-based artist David Schoffman 78 PT tries to figure out what the heck is going on in “Trump’s and deTocqueville’s America.”
Have something to share with the RISD community? Please email by November 1 if you’d like your news included in the next issue of the magazine, which will surface just after New Year’s Day.