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RISD, Brown Grads Among New 'Genius' Grant Recipients

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Artist Nicole Eisenman, who received a BFA in painting from RISD in 1987 is part of the new class of MacArthur Grant recipients. Eisenman works in a...

Artist Nicole Eisenman, who received a BFA in painting from RISD in 1987 is part of the new class of MacArthur Grant recipients.

Eisenman works in a variety of media including painting, sculpture and printmaking.

Brown graduate Ben Lerner also received the grant this year. Lerner, a novelist, poet and cultural critic, received both a BA and MFA from Brown. He now teaches in the English department at Brooklyn College of the City College of New York.

RISD, Brown Grads Among New 'Genius' Grant Recipients
RISD, Brown Grads Among New 'Genius' Grant Recipients