Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery


Located on the first floor of the CIT building, the Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery is the primary exhibition space for graduate students at RISD. Exhibitions generally run from two to three weeks and are organized by the campus Exhibitions Office in conjunction with the Student Gallery Board.

Opening receptions are typically held on Thursday evenings, 7-9 pm

Current Exhibition:

Textiles Graduate Student Exhibition
April 18-May 7, 2014, Opening reception April 17



Upcoming Exhibitions:

Graduate Selections
May 30-June 1, 2014


Past Exhibitions:







Furniture Graduate Student Exhibition
March 21-April 13, 2014, Opening reception March 20

Ceramics Graduate Student Exhibition
February 28-March 16, 2014, Opening reception February 27

Interior Architecture Graduate Student Exhibition
January 17-February 9, 2014, Opening reception January 16 

Digital + Media Graduate Student Exhibition
November 8-December 8, 2013, Opening reception November 7

Photography Graduate Student Exhibition
October 18-November 3, 2013, Opening reception October 17

Graphic Design Graduate Student Exhibition
September 27-October 13, 2013, Opening reception September 26

Arc of Alchemy
September 6-22, 2013, Opening reception September 10, 6-8pm
Curated by: Amanda Nedham MFA 14 PT and Kyle Hittmeier MFA 14 PT  

Grand Scale
July 28-August 2, 2013, Opening reception July 2

Carrefour: Intersections of Biomedical Research and Art 
June 21-July 19, 2013, Opening reception June 21, 5-7pm 

Selections: 2nd Year Graduate Work
May 31-June 2

April 19-May 9, 2013, Opening reception April 18

Jewelry and Metalsmithing
March 22-April 14, 2013, Opening reception March 21   

March 1-17, 2013, Opening reception February 28

February 1-24, 2013, Opening reception January 31

Landscape Architecture
January 15-27, 2013, Opening reception January 17 

Industrial Design
November 30, 2013-January 6, 2012

October 26-November 25, 2012, Opening reception October 25

October 12-21, 2012, Opening reception October 11

Showcase / The Thesis Book
September 11-October 4, 2012, Reception October 20
Curated by: Anne West

Re-Envisioning Drawing
This exhibition featured work from a week-long intensive workshop for Rhode Island K-12 art teachers to expand or renew their studio practice. The studio became a site for a envisioning of drawing through critical making, critical thinking and critical dialog.
July 1-8, 2012

Selections - Second-Year Graduate Student Work
May 30-June 3, 2012
Curated by: Mark Moscone

Furniture Graduate Student Exhibition
April 27-May 10, 2012

Photography Graduate Student Exhibition
April 6-22, 2012

Interior Architecture Graduate Student Exhibition
March 16-April 1, 2012

Digital + Media Graduate Student Exhibition
February 24-March 11, 2012

Textiles Graduate Student Exhibition
January 13-February 19, 2012

Ceramics Graduate Student Exhibition
November 18-December 11, 2011

Graphic Design Graduate Student Exhibition (blog post)
October 28-November 13, 2011

On the Threshold of Something Else, Something Other...
2nd Year Graduate Work Part II

October 7-October 23, 2011

September 23-October 2, 2011

On the Threshold of Something Else, Something Other...
2nd Year Graduate Work Part I

September 7-September 18, 2011

Graduate Student Selections
June 3-5, 2011
Selected 2nd year graduate student work

Painting Graduate Student Exhibition
April 22-May 11, 2011

Glass Graduate Student Exhibition
March 25-April 17, 2011

Industrial Design Graduate Student Exhibition
March 4-20, 2011

Landscape Architecture Graduate Student Exhibition
January 28-February 20, 2011

Jewelry + Metalsmithing Graduate Student Exhibition
January 7-23, 2011

Sculpture Graduate Student Exhibition
November 12-December 12, 2010

Printmaking Graduate Student Exhibition
October 22-November 7, 2010

To Write This Work
September 15-26, 2010
A selection of RISD Master's Theses


Center for Integrative Technologies
169 Weybosset Street, 1st floor
Providence, RI

Gallery Hours: 
12–6 pm Monday-Sunday
until 8pm with RISD ID

Gallery Desk:
401 277-4809

401 454-6141

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RISD has a long history of offering Saturday and after-school classes for children and teens, as this photo from c. 1910 confirms.