Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Foundation Programs

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  • Art School Preparation Certificate for Young Adults

    Cathy Davis-Hayes, Certificate Advisor

    It is never too early to begin the intensive preparation necessary to create a first-rate high school portfolio. Our Art School Preparation Certificate Program is designed for students interested in a future in visual art or design, and is intended to supplement (not replace) a … Read More

  • RISD is committed to developing and sustaining opportunities, programs and networks that address the challenges, meanings, and importance of art and design in a global context, and prepare creative agents for a changing world.  RISD: Global Summer Programs is a collaborative effort brought to you … Read More

  • Year-round, RISD/CE's Young Artist Program provides a strong grounding in the visual arts and encourages creative and personal growth through self-expression. Each course creates a dynamic environment where students build self-confidence along with a foundation of creative and technical skills. Classes are offered evenings and … Read More

Foundation Courses

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  • Art Studio Junior  

    Section 02, Elizabeth Fortier, Ages 6-8, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm

    The art studio is where artmaking happens! Just like our Art Studio course for teens, Art Studio Junior lays a broad-based foundation on which young artists can build their creative… Read More
  • Back to the Future: Time Machine Challenge  

    Section 02, Tiffany Cabral, Ages 6-8, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    Join us for a creative journey through time -- past, present and future -- where we explore ideas, art and artifacts from the past to design and create for the… Read More
  • Kids Sketch: An Introduction to Drawing  

    Section 02, Alison Plump, Ages 6-8, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm

    "Drawing is the art of taking a line for a walk," said artist Paul Klee. This workshop teaches young artists the fundamentals of drawing and sketching as they learn to… Read More
  • Mixed Media Medley  

    Jennifer Ashley Singleton, Ages 6-8, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    Sometimes one art material is just not enough to express the big, bold and creative ideas you have. This class explores combining, layering and experimenting with both traditional and nontraditional… Read More
  • Fantasy Space Design Challenge  

    Lindsay Beebe, Ages 9-12, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    If kids could design their very own playhouses or forts, what would they look like? Would they perch in a tree or stand on the ground? And what kind of… Read More
  • Fundamentals of Drawing  

    Section 03, Steven Hayes, Ages 12-17, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    Have you ever looked at a great drawing and thought, "How was that done? It looks so real!" This class uses an easy, step-by-step approach that unravels the mysteries of… Read More