We teach students based on their own skills and needs. We focus on what works best for each individual regardless of what class they’re taking with others.
School of Art & Design Graphic Design Painting / Drawing Photography Printmaking Sculpture Visual Arts BSVAVisual Arts Interdisciplinary Conservatory of Theater Arts Theater Design/Technology After the common freshman-year curriculum, the following concentrations are available: Scenic Design Costume Design Lighting Design Costume Technology Stage Management Technical Direction/Production Management ASHCAN STUDENT WORK VISUAL ARTS & DESIGN [...]
PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM – SCULPTURE WEDNESDAYS 10-2 & 3-7 REGISTER TODAY Sculpture Sculptural techniques are taught in three broad categories; clay modeling, mold making and casting, and assemblage. Students learn how to develop their ideas in three- dimensional media, and may at times create works that combine two and three-dimensional media. The curriculum culminates in [...]
ILLUSTRATION CLASSES Tuesdays- 10-2 & 3-7 & Thursdays- 10-2 & 3-7 & Saturdays- 10-2 & 3-7 The illustration curriculum extends the student's knowledge in fine arts media to create solutions in illustration. This includes developing and utilizing narrative devices and pictorial symbolism. Emphasis is placed on dry media and fast-drying media, such as ink, [...]
ashcan student work First-year (Freshman) Applicants DEADLINES Early Decision deadline: November 1 Regular deadline: February 1 TRANSFER APPLICANTS Fall: March 15 Spring: November 1 » Begin your RISD application ITEMS YOU’LL NEED TO SEND You'll begin and manage your RISD application process using The Common Application. There is a non-refundable application fee of $60 to use [...]
Deadlines and application checklist FALL Freshman Deadlines Early Action Deadline (non-binding): November 1. Regular decision deadline: January 5. Early action decisions are mailed by end-December. Regular decision decision packets are mailed by April 1. Transfers: Application deadline: February 1. Decisions for transfers are mailed as they are completed beginning March 1. Associate's degree applicants Priority deadline: [...]
The Assignment Choose one of the following three prompt options and create two responses using any medium you prefer (no restrictions). We consider this assignment to be as much about process as presentation and encourage you to consider your submissions as exercises in experimental thinking and risk-taking more than as final presentations or examples [...]