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Young Artist Summer Camps & Classes | Registration Now Open

February 18th, 2019|

RISD’s Young Artist Program heats up each summer with expanded art and design course offerings for kids and teens ages 6–17. Young artists immerse themselves in the art-making process and have fun creating and sharing with others, in courses and camps taught by instructors who are energetic and passionate about art education. Experience RISD’s unique [...]

Spring Focus: Makers and Making

January 4th, 2019|

Spring Registration Now Open This spring is all about "Makers and Making”—celebrating you who dedicate your time, talent and energy to creating work, and the process by which you do so. Making is active, experimental and ever-changing. It’s a process of continual discovery about your tools, techniques, materials and ideas. It’s about not being afraid to [...]

Develop Your Creative Process this Fall

July 23rd, 2018|

This fall, we explore process in multiple ways: The weekend-long Creativity Workshop helps generate new ideas through the use of prompts and unconventional mark-making tools. The simulations and team exercises in Design Thinking challenge us to arrive at innovative solutions. Painting Studio: Process into Practice shakes up self-imposed systems to strengthen an oil painting practice. Join [...]

Spring Registration Now Open

January 8th, 2018|

This spring, we’ve developed courses that guide you along a path of personal exploration as you discover place: your place at home, in your community, and with the art and design world. Explore the history of urban planning, engage in the making of public art, find your place as a photographer, and more. Beginning, intermediate [...]

Product Development + Manufacturing Course Descriptions

December 18th, 2017|

Product Development + Manufacturing Course Descriptions Core: Level One Courses Refer to Certificate Program Guide for specific semesters offered. Drawing is an essential means of communicating, and central to every artist’s and designer's practice. This class is a more rigorous and sustained introduction to the drawing medium. Drawing I [...]

Photography Course Descriptions

December 18th, 2017|

Photography Course Descriptions Core: Level One Courses Refer to Certificate Program Guide for specific semesters offered. Drawing is an essential means of communicating, and central to every artist’s and designer's practice. This class is a more rigorous and sustained introduction to the drawing medium. Drawing I students begin learning [...]

Painting Studies Course Descriptions

December 18th, 2017|

Painting Studies Course Descriptions Core: Level One Courses Refer to Certificate Program Guide for specific semesters offered. Drawing is an essential means of communicating, and central to every artist’s and designer's practice. This class is a more rigorous and sustained introduction to the drawing medium. Drawing I students begin [...]

Natural Science Illustration Course Descriptions

December 18th, 2017|

Natural Science Illustration Course Descriptions Core: Level One Courses Refer to Certificate Program Guide for specific semesters offered. Drawing is an essential means of communicating, and central to every artist’s and designer's practice. This class is a more rigorous and sustained introduction to the drawing medium. Drawing I students [...]

Jewelry + Light Metals Course Descriptions

December 18th, 2017|

Jewelry + Light Metals Course Descriptions Core: Level One Courses Refer to Certificate Program Guide for specific semesters offered. Drawing is an essential means of communicating, and central to every artist’s and designer's practice. This class is a more rigorous and sustained introduction to the drawing medium. Drawing I [...]

Interior Design Course Descriptions

December 18th, 2017|

Interior Design Course Descriptions Core: Level One Courses Refer to Certificate Program Guide for specific semesters offered. Drawing is an essential means of communicating, and central to every artist’s and designer's practice. This class is a more rigorous and sustained introduction to the drawing medium. Drawing I students begin [...]