Stories

After completing their degree programs, graduate students join a remarkable network of alumni making their mark in a diverse range of fields. In the stories below you will discover how RISD graduates continue to pursue the inquiry they begin here through dynamic practices with influential reach.

RISD alumni in the world

Vital New Voices in Ceramics

Ling Chun MFA 16 and Stephanie E. Hanes MFA 17

Ross Earns USA Fellowship

RaMell Ross | MFA 14 Photography

Making Plastic We Can Live With

Megan Valanidas | MID 18 Industrial Design

Helping IKEA Surface in the City

Nancy Vayo | MIA 02 Interior Architecture

Brand New Day

Jess Brown | MID 09 + Industrial Design faculty

Innovative Humanitarianism

Lina Sergie Attar | MArch 01 Architecture

Bare Bones Beauty

Luci Jockel | MFA 16 Jewelry + Metalsmithing

Clear Vision of Empowerment

Nitashia Johnson | MAT 15 Teaching

RISD graduates go on to work at: