Fresh from the Tropics

With their roving project Toqa, alums Aiala Rickard 17 AP and Isabel Sicat BRDD 16 IL are creating daring apparel inspired by youth culture in the tropics.

Reconstructing the Past

This year’s Witness Tree studio challenged students to build wooden objects reflecting on the legacy of John, Abigail and John Quincy Adams and to consider how slavery shaped the US.

No Turning Back

Recent Apparel Design graduate William Lathrop 18 AP creates high-end couture for men.

undergraduate students (2016/17)
graduate students (2016/17)
student/faculty ratio
MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

RISD Museum Event | Design the Night

Thursday, July 19

RISD Museum

Pre-College Majors Exhibition Opening

Wednesday, August 1

Woods-Gerry Gallery

Featured exhibitions on + off campus

New Contemporaries

Class of 2018

through Oct 18

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

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