Painting, Master | Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, United States
24 months
56435 USD/year
56435 USD/year
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Painting from Rhode Island School of Design emphasizes critical and artistic growth through the evolution of a rigorous studio practice. 


At Painting from Rhode Island School of Design professors are committed to assisting each student in developing his or her own vision, supporting an enormous diversity of formal and conceptual approaches, painting styles and interests. During two years in residence at RISD, graduate students undertake a serious investigation of the broad range of possibilities and realities presented by contemporary painting.

Graduates with Painting from Rhode Island School of Design will be able to:

  • display an understanding of contemporary visual art
  • demonstrate the intention, motivation and tools required to pursue a career as an artist and sustain a rigorous fine arts practice
  • demonstrate the strong visual, verbal and technical skills needed to engage with cutting-edge discourse in contemporary art
  • produce artwork that makes use of the interdependence between content, form, process and context
  • appreciate the material qualities and physical aspects of works not intended exclusively for reproduction
  • display an intimate familiarity with historical and contemporary approaches to visual art and their interrelationships
  • demonstrate enhanced critical reasoning with broad historical overviews and social insight
  • support intellectual and academic freedom

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Grad Painting Studio Critique 
  • Graduate Drawing
  • Graduate Printmaking Project 
  • Three Critics
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Open elective

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
    • Academic transcripts
    • Portfolio
    • Statement of purpose
    • Writing sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • English language proficiency test

Tuition Fee

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    56435 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 56435 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    56435 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56435 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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