RISD GD supports the fringe, the nascent, and the highly evolved. We work hard to nurture an ecosystem that leads to new forms and ideas, and not one that simply reaffirms the status quo.
The college hosts between two and four student exhibitions per year in its public galleries. RISD GD has its own exhibit and event space, The GD Commons. Learn more at commons.risd.gd
RISD GD has 13 full-time faculty and 30 part-time faculty, and no shortage of visitors and guests. A list of everyone is on risd.edu. Full-timers teach six courses a year, advise students and contribute to department and college culture. Our current full-time faculty are: John Caserta, Kelsey Elder, James Goggin, Lucinda Hitchcock, Bethany Johns, Minkyoung Kim, Aki Nurosi, Hammett Nurosi, Anastasiia Raina, Nancy Skolos, Paul Soulellis, Ramon Tejada, Franz Werner.
RISD GD runs 110 courses a year that teach BFA and MFA candidates fundamentals and help generate new knowledge in design. See our Spring 2019 electives microsite for a look at one semester of electives.
General information about the Department and the College (including how to apply) is at gd.risd.edu
Student work appears on walls and screens, in public and behind closed doors. These are recent projects that were intentionally pushed into wider view. See an archive of our web projects
The website was designed and developed by Julian Kelly and Rohan Chaurasia in the spring of 2019 and is maintained by the RISD Design Guild. Faculty advisers are James Goggin and John Caserta. Current typeface is GT Walsheim, licensed from Grilli Type. We welcome submissions of fonts, images and news from students, faculty and alumni. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org