Creating without Constraints

After completing a recent commission for Lexus, Furniture Design grad student Tim Miller MFA 19 FD reflects on the project and considers what's next.

RISD and URI Offer Joint Program on Coastal Sustainability

Beginning in fall 2019 graduate students will explore interdisciplinary approaches to coastal environmental issues.

Stateless + Eager to Explore

As a grad student in Glass, Mays Albaik MFA 19 GL is constantly discovering exciting ways to expand and refine her creative practice.

undergraduate students (fall 2018)
graduate students (fall 2018)
student/faculty ratio
MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

MLK Series Keynote | Cornel West

Wednesday, January 23

RISD Auditorium

Visiting Artist | Heather Henson

Monday, January 28

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

Featured exhibitions on campus

In the Mood for Love

RISD students

through Jan 27

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Repair and Design Futures

various artists

through June 29

RISD Museum

From the very first year you’ll be urged to experiment.

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies