New ways of seeing

Check out the video above to experience the unique, immersive world of the Drawing Marathon, an interdisciplinary studio course taught during Wintersession.

"Students here are phenomenal: hardworking, on point, willing, smart and engaged in active dialogue. That's a community I want to be a part of."

Keetra Dixon, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

A creative community

The studio isn’t only a place for making art, it’s also for making connections and friends. Working closely with fellow students and faculty members invested in your progress, you’ll become part of a supportive community.

The studio and beyond

You’ll learn new ways of thinking and develop skills that allow you to create imaginative objects, products, experiences and works of art. Supported by a range of campus resources, you’ll begin a unique journey to better understand the world around you.

“I am continually inspired by the long reach of RISD creativity, and the emerging multiplicity of voices pushing boundaries aside.”

Rosanne Somerson BFA 76 Industrial Design, RISD's President

Alumni at work

Critical thinking and hands-on making are more relevant than ever for producing meaningful work and meeting the complex needs of the 21st century. RISD alumni are shaping the future.

A closer look

Check out the inspiring spaces and specialized tools and equipment that support creative making on campus. They will not only facilitate your creative work, they’ll encourage you to experiment with new approaches and explore fresh lines of inquiry.