• Sweet MacArthur Win 

    NYC-based artist Nicole Eisenman 87 PT is the latest RISD alum to earn a coveted “genius grant.”

  • Going Gangbusters with Glass

    After winning the Smithsonian’s Visionary Award, Toots Zynsky 73 GL is preparing for three new shows abroad.
  • Long Live Modernism!

    At 91 the indomitable Ruth Adler Schnee 45 IA says she’s happiest when working in her studio.

  • Creating Comedy

    TV producer Ryan Cunningham 02 FAV loves working with Amy Schumer, Louis CK and other super smart comedians.

  • RISD by Design 2015

    Save the dates for our next alumni reunion weekend: October 9–11.
Alumni Benefits
RISD Portfolios on Behance    RISD PORTFOLIOS » All RISD alumni are invited to join RISD Portfolios – an exclusive network – to increase exposure for their work, connect with other RISD students and alumni, and be discovered more easily by potential clients, collectors, recruiters and creative enthusiasts.

• Seamlessly merge your portfolio with your LinkedIn profile
• Be seen by employers searching for RISD talent
• Link other websites with your work for even more visibility

join risd portfolios now  |  see the new risd portfolios site
use this excellent guide to build your portfolio


REAL LIFE skills you really need! We've got a great series of webinars lined up for Fall 2015, with three 90 minute webinars for freelancers, entrepreneurs, fine artists and designers. Cost is $12 each, students are free! (includes a link to a recording of the webinar). Check back soon for information on our Winter/Spring 2016 series.

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