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Division of Experimental and Foundation Studies

As the studio curriculum for all first-year undergraduate students at RISD, Foundation Studies is comprised of three programs of study: Drawing, Design and Spatial Dynamics, each of which meets one full day per week. First-year students are assigned to a section of approximately 20 students who attend the three studio classes together.

phone: 401 454-6176
fax: 401 454-6178

Waterman Building
13 Waterman Street,1st floor

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm

The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.