Posted June 9, 2021

Browse our Fall 2021 electives

The goal is to be back on campus this fall with a lineup of hybrid courses. These courses are available for registration starting in June.

See the list at

See work from the MFA class of 2021 on the RISD Grad Show website

Seniors created video trailers to promote their semester-long Degree Projects. Degree Projects included an optional in-person exhibition and 30-minute Zoom presentation.

This past May, students in the first year of the three-year MFA program finished the semester by filling a room with printed work from their required and elective studios. Although most courses met remotely, physical artifacts were generated throughout the year.

See research projects from Anther Kiley’s spring elective, Critical Issues Studio

Sunho Lee (MFA 2023) created a film-title inspired sequence in response to a countdown assignment in Ron Pearl’s Motion Design elective. See more of Sunho’s work.

Refresh Memory by Amy Choi (BFA 2021) was created in this past spring’s Computational Poetics course, taught by Kathy Wu. See more projects in the course reader.

Revisit this past spring’s Code Lab featuring video and text demos

Presentation by RISD GD MFA alumni Tatiana Gómez and José Menéndez. How to aim to build strength, confidence, and trust in our communities through design by doing what you can with what you have? Part of the 2021 MFA Biennial.

Clara Balaguer joined us as part of the ‘remote’ 2021 Spring Speaker Series. See other lectures on our Vimeo channel.

Below: zzz by Everett Epstein (MFA 2021), from the spring 2021 course, Newly Formed