Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education


Posted on: November 11, 2014

This holiday season, give the artist in your life the gift of a RISD/CE class. Gift certificates are available in any denomination and are good toward a full or partial payment for any RISD/CE class. 

Call 401 454-6200 for more information and to purchase a gift certificate.

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Winter is a perfect time to get cozy with your productive side, and RISD/CE's hearty banquet of winter classes is guaranteed to banish all thoughts of hibernation. With a rich assortment of offerings, you can zero in on honing your skills and your understanding of topics that really warm your spirit!

Registration opens Monday, October 27 for classes beginning Wednesday, January 7. Register early for your favorite class!

New this Winter

Classes for Adults 18+

Classes for Teens

Classes for Kids

Young Artist Winter Vacation Camps

Winter Registration Information

Posted on: October 14, 2014

You still have ample opportunity to enrich your fall with upcoming RISD/CE classes and workshops starting in November and early December. Register early for best selection!

New this Fall

Classes for Adults 18+

Classes for Teens

Classes for Kids

Fall 2014 Registration Information

Download the Fall 2014 Catalog

Posted on: September 12, 2014

If your creative side is on fire, but your ability to market or operate a business needs a boost, the following RISD/CE fall classes can put you on the track toward building a sustainable creative practice:
Basic Bookkeeping and Taxes for Artists + Designers
Thursday, Sep 25 | 7-10pm
With more than a decade of experience in finance and business, instructor Gary Metts explains tax and bookkeeping basics specifically for artists and designers.
Handmade Business: Selling Your Work on Etsy
Saturday, Oct 4 | 10am-12pm
In this workshop, successful Etsy artist/merchant Allison Cole shows you how to supplement your income by creating a compelling presence for your design works on Etsy.
Photography for E-Commerce
Saturday, Oct 25 | 1-4pm
Professional product photographer Shay Platz takes you through each step of the process for setting up your own e-commerce photo workflow.
Your Online Brand: Blogging
Friday, Nov 7 | 6-9pm
Public relations and marketing consultant Julie Ruditzky Loffredi describes the process for thoughtful blogging to further your business and personal development goals.
Your Online Brand: Onscreen
Friday, Nov 14 | 6-9pm
Public relations and marketing consultant (and former local reporter for WPRI and WLNE) Julie Ruditzky Loffredi guides students on how to deliver video professionally for an effective onscreen presence.