Graduate Study at
Rhode Island School of Design

Full-tuition fellowships exclusively awarded for graduate study

The first of its kind at RISD, the new Society of Presidential Fellows program offers competitive full-tuition funding and professional development opportunities to select admitted graduate students.

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Upcoming events

Exhibition | {re}position

February 20,
More dates through March 1, 2020
Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

Exhibition | Paintings by Martin Mull

February 20,
More dates through March 12, 2020
Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

Student gathering | Buddhist Practice 101

February 20,
More dates through May 14, 2020
Ewing Multicultural Center

RISD Museum | Third Thursday

February 20,
RISD Museum

Opening reception | Illustration Seniors

February 20,
Woods-Gerry Gallery

Book launch | Wood Urbanism

February 20,
Fleet Library (Main)

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Graduate Speaker Series continues with Dread Scott

Imagine a World Without America
February 27, 6:30 pm
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center

For more than 30 years the renowned artist has questioned the economic, social and ideological foundations of the US through a diverse body of visual and performance-based work that he describes as "revolutionary art to propel history forward."

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The graduate experience

Based in deep disciplinary immersion and creative exploration, graduate study at RISD brings together students who conduct cutting-edge research, constantly ask questions and develop rewarding, hands-on relationships with materials. Extending beyond the studio and classroom, every facet of the experience helps cultivate a community of artists and designers fully committed to learning how to articulate strong concepts through close attention to process and the infinite details of creative practice.

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