Alumni Comfortable Shifting Gears

Matilsha Marxuach 94 CR, Amy Devers MFA 01 FD and Jerrelle Guy 12 IL spoke about how the flexibility they learned at RISD has helped them pivot professionally.

News highlights

Immersive Learning Abroad

Students enrolled in RISD Global Summer Studies classes explored international cultures, making traditions and design aesthetics.

Pushing Boundaries in Creative Research

In an exhibition at Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, books by 37 recent alumni shed light on new approaches to writing a thesis.

Stunning Collections Reborn at NYFW

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

Axios Advocates for Civic-minded Design

As the keynote speaker at RI Design Week, former White House Creative Director Ashleigh Axios 08 GD highlighted the role of design in delivering hope and change under President Obama.

Mindful Making in Japan

Students in a summer bike-building class in Tokyo absorb contemporary Japanese culture and design aesthetics while honing their skills as makers.

Upcoming events on campus

Oct 15

Kirloskar Lecture and Panel Discussion | Asim Waqif

Oct 15

Monday Night Screenings | Contemporary Gems

Oct 16

Reading | Using Electricity

New Contemporaries

Class of 2018

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Providence, RI

group exhibition

Former Glory

various artists

RISD Museum

Providence, RI

group exhibition considering the American flag

Shara Hughes

Shara Hughes 04 PT

The Arts Club

London, England

solo exhibition

From My East to Your West

Farsad Labbauf 86 ID

Blank Space Gallery

New York, NY

solo exhibition


Stephanie Roberts-Camello 85 PT

South Shore Art Center

Cohasset, MA

group exhibition

Architectural Digest Design Show

Topher Gent 12 FD

Piers 92 & 94

New York, NY

group exhibition

RISD in the media