Committing to a Career, Landing in Qatar

Thanks to advice from the RISD Career Center, recent graduate Leekyung Kang MFA 17 PR is happily immersed in a year-long fellowship at VCUarts Qatar.

Probing Issues of Race

Graduate student Kelly Taylor Mitchell MFA 18 PR translates elements of her personal history into evocative installations and artist’s books.

Rewards of Ethical Practice

Toronto-based apparel designer Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks 09 AP is showing that fashion can be a force for good.

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

Upcoming events

Opening Reception | RISD Faculty Exhibition and Forum

Thursday, February 22

Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum

Featured exhibitions on campus

2018 Sculpture Triennial

Jan 25 – Feb 18

Woods-Gerry Gallery

The Origin of the Blues

Ariel Jackson

through Feb 25

RISD Museum


Justin Kimball 85 PH

through Jul 8

RISD Museum

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

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies