The mission of the risd:store is to support the creative pursuits of our students and customers through a unique, inspiring and informative shopping experience.

Also home to a rotating retail collection of work by RISD alumni, we are your local art supply store, known for providing a wide variety of high-quality student and professional art and design products at great value while exceeding the service expectations of our customers.

risd:store is owned and operated by RISD, with all proceeds from sales going to the college for use in furthering its mission.

We encourage visitors to shop online at for curbside or in-store pickup.

RISD Store Hours (Fall 2023):
Monday through Friday
• Art department open 8:30 am – 7pm
• Gifts department open 11am – 7 pm

Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

Note: The Store will be open 9 am – 5 pm pm on the Labor Day holiday, 9/4/23


Michael Actkinson
Lead Sales Associate
401 454-6465

Tila Adams
Director, RISD Retail
401 277-4909

Michael Bilodeau
Buyer, Art Supply
401 454-6463

Robin Dessler
Assistant Director, Studio Supplies
401 454-6461

Jeanine Duchaney
E-Commerce Sales Associate

Mandara MacKinnon
Lead Sales Associate
401 454-6354

Tori Torres
Lead Sales Associate
401 454-6460

Joseph Vena
Receiving Clerk
401 454-6452

risd:store accounts

To request a risd:store account please contact Tila Adams at