Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education


Posted on: June 8, 2016

Friends, family members and faculty gathered in the Chace Center Auditorium the evening of June 7 to celebrate the achievements of students receiving certificates for completion of studies in RISD Continuing Education certificate programs.
At this year’s ceremony and reception, 56 students received certificates in 11 RISD/CE programs, including Advertising Design, Animation + Video, Children’s Book Illustration, Comic + Sequential Art, Digital Photography, Drawing + Painting Studies, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Jewelry + Light Metals, Natural Science Illustration, and Web + Interactive Design.
Executive Directory of Continuing Education Gregory Victory and Provost Pradeep Sharma welcomed graduates, many of whom balanced a job, a family and other commitments.
Eric Paul Meier, ‘86/IL was presented with the 2016-2017 Teacher of Excellence Award. Eric has been an instructor and advisor for the Web + Interactive Design program. 
Student speaker Samina Arif – who received her certificate in Advertising Design – shared inspirational words with fellow students, family and friends.
Alumni speaker Myles Dumas, a graduate of RISD/CE’s Print Design Process + Production (now Graphic Design) certificate program, offered advice for this year’s graduates.
RISD|CE offers certificate programs that address specific training needs of adult students, many of whom have college and professional experience but want to upgrade their skills or make a career change.
Congratulations, Graduates!

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Imagine. Create. Innovate.

This summer, infuse your creative making by starting from a different SOURCE. With newly developed formats, immerse yourself in learning with distinct faculty and a diverse group of peers, to explore a unique way of working and embrace brand-new outcomes.

  • Explore different MATERIALS
  • Try cutting-edge PROCESSES

Classes start June 13.