Sharing Strategies for Disruption

As the 2018 Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting, Delhi-based artist Asim Waqif shared insights from a career of making art in service of the public good.

Filmmaking in Between

Experimental filmmaker Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH is one of four artists selected by Sundance for its 2018 Art of Nonfiction Fellowship program.

Stunning Collections Reborn at NYFW

Fourteen aspiring designers representing the Class of 2018 wow the crowd at New York Fashion Week.

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

Upcoming events

Visiting Designers | Synoptic Office

Wednesday, November 28

Graphic Design Commons

RISD Grad Exchange

Friday, November 30

College Building

Visiting Artist | Wael Shawky

Wednesday, December 5

20 Washington Place (Prov/Wash)

Featured exhibitions on campus

Criteria of Beauty

curated by Qualeasha Wood 19 PR and David Guy 19 SC

through Nov 25

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Repair and Design Futures

various artists

through June 29, 2019

RISD Museum

The Phantom of Liberty

contemporary artists

through Dec 30

RISD Museum

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

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies