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Glassblowing Meets Reality TV

Alumni Katherine Gray MFA 91 GL and Alexander Rosenberg 06 GL are both central to the cast of the glassblowing competition show Blown Away on Netflix.

Library Inspires Site-Specific Textiles

Textiles students design custom jacquards for the RISD library’s collection of classic Knoll chairs.

Between + Beyond at the Biennials

Nicole Eisenman 87 PT and Korakrit Arunanondchai 09 PR are the only two artists worldwide invited to show in both the 2019 Whitney and Venice biennials.

undergraduate students (2018/19)
graduate students (2018/19)
student/faculty ratio (fall 2018)
MacArthur “genius award” winners

Upcoming events

Continuing Ed lecture | Denali Tiller

Wednesday, July 24

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

New student orientation

Sunday, September 1

Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970

Gorham Silver Manufacturing Co.

through Dec 1

RISD Museum

New Contemporaries 2019

Class of 2019 (selected)

through Oct 12

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

[En]Visioning Space

Space-related ephemera

through Aug 3

ISB Gallery

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

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies