The college hosts between two and four student exhibitions per year in its public galleries. RISD GD has its own exhibition space, The GD Commons. Learn more at commons.risd.gd
RISD GD has 13 full-time faculty and 30 part-time faculty. 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, Shiraz Abdullahi Gallab, 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 both material and critical thinking skills. See our Spring 2021 electives for a look at one semester of electives.
The risd.gd faculty stand in solidarity with our Black and Indigenous faculty and students of color, with our POC faculty and students, and with the Black Lives Matter movement. We are unanimous in working together against racism and discrimination, toward a just and equitable future. Read our anti-racism statement
Student (and recent alumni) 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. Edited and maintained by John Caserta. Current typeface is Valor, designed by Zengqi Guo, MFA 2022. We welcome submissions of fonts, images and news from students, faculty and alumni. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org