15 West

15 West

15 Westminster Street, Fleet Library

15 Westminster Street Fleet Library Circulation & Reserve Desk: (401) 709-5901 Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM Friday, 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday, 12:00 - 11:00 PM

41 Meeting Street Studios

41 Meeting Street

41 Meeting Street Studios Division of Experimental and Foundation Studies Tel: 401-454-6176

161 S. Main

161 S. Main St.

161 S. Main St.

Industrial Design

Studio Techs | Mark Johnston, ID Woodshop, 401-454-6803, mjohnst@risd.edu | Will Reeves, ID Metal Shop, 401-454-6197, wreeves@risd.edu | Michael Scimeca, ID Model Shop, 401-454-6185, mscimeca@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Digital Fabrication, 312/313 | ID Woodshop, 101 | ID Metal Shop, 201 | ID Model Shop, 301

187 Garage

187 Benefit Street

187 Benefit St.

Experimental & Foundational Studies

Studio Techs | Shane Richards, Experimental & Foundational Studies, srichard@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Experimental & Foundational Studies Shop, Room 108

189 Canal

189 Canal Street, Apparel Design

189 Canal Street

Apparel Design

Studio Techs | Thomas Szilagyi, 401-454-6562, tszilagy@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Apparel Studios, Rooms 102, 202, 302, 308

Auditorium

7 Canal Walk, Media Resources

Media Resources

EQUIPMENT RENEWAL PHONE NUMBER: 401-454-6129
Rooms of Interest | Media Resources Equipment Check In/Out (AUD 111)
Studio Techs | David Chandler – Coordinator dchandle@risd.edu 401-454-6129 | Dylan Costa – Tech Assistant dcosta@risd.edu 401-709-8663 | Andrew Grant – Tech Assistant agrant@risd.edu 401-709-8405 | Robert Baird – Tech Assistant rbaird@risd.edu, 401-454-6129

Film, Animation + Video

Rooms of Interest FAV Equipment Check In/Out (AUD 230)
Studio Techs | Carissa Abitabilo, cabitabi@risd.edu, 401-454-6161 | Bob Vennerbeck, bvennerb@risd.edu, 401-45406236

Bank Building

28 Market Square, Furniture Design

Furniture Design

Studio Techs | Ned Smith, 401-277-4914, nsmith01@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Upholstery Studio, Room 202 | Alternative Materials Lab, Room 204 | Woodshop, Room 205 | CNC Lab, Room 207 | Alternative Materials Lab, Room 217 | Rapid Prototyping Room, Room 310 | Lathe Room, Room 317

BEB (Bayard Ewing Building)

231 S. Main St., Architecture, Landscape Architecture

Architecture, Landscape Architecture

Studio Techs | James Dean, Integrated Technology Coordinator, 401-454-6273, jdean@risd.edu | David Dilks, Model Shop Technician, 401-454-6273, ddilks@risd.edu | Daniel Lilly, Computer Technician, 401-454-6673, dlilly@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | CAD Lab, Room 003 | CAD Lab, Room 005 | Model Shop, Room 009 | Architecture Shop, Room 012 | Plastics, Room 019 | Spray Booth, Room 420-2

CNC Router and Laser Cutter Appointment Scheduling

Benson Hall

235 Benefit St., Printmaking

Studio Techs | Sharon McKain, 401-454-6220, smckain@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Lithography Studio, Room 101 | Spray Booth, Room 205 | Intaglio Studio, Room 206 | Aquatint Studio, Room 212 | Screen Printing, Room 310

Carr House

210 Benefit St.

Information Technology, Service Desk, (401) 454-6106, servicedesk@risd.edu

CIT / Mason Building

169 Weybosset St., Digital + Media, Graphic Design, Teaching and Learning in Art + Design, Textiles

Digital + Media, Graphic Design, Teaching and Learning in Art + Design, Textiles

Studio Techs | Justin Bazar, Interior Architecture, jbazar@risd.edu | Stephen Cooke, Digital & Media, scooke01@risd.edu | Tucker Houlihan, Graduate Woodshop, thouliha@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Graduate Woodshop, Room 002 | Printmaking, Room 004 | CNC Machinery, Room 411 | Makerbot, Sewing, Embroidery, Room 412 | Electronics Workshop, Room 413 | Textiles Lab, Room 501A | Graphic Design Lab, Room 610-2

College Building

2 College St., Apparel Design, Textiles

Studio Techs | Rosie Emlein, 401-277-4884, remlein@risd.edu | Polly Spenner, 401-277-4885, pspenner@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Knitting Studio, Room 210 | Machine Knitting, Room 211 | Textile Printing, Room 216 | Industrial Knitting, Room 231 | Weaving Studio, Room 312 | Advanced Weaving Studio, Room 401

Design Center

30 N. Main St., Graphic Design, Photography

Studio Techs | David Colvin, Graphic Design, 401-454-6173, dcolvin@risd.edu | Chris Dailey, Photography, 401-454-6758, cdailey@risd.edu | John Sunderland, Graphic Design, 401-454-6111, jsunderl@risd.edu | John Supancic, Photography, 401-454-6127, jsupanci@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Graphic Design Shop, Room 301 | Graphic Design Shop, Room 307 | Photo Processing, Room 506

Fletcher Building

173 Weybosset St., CoWorks, Glass, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

Studio Techs Al Chin, Film / Animation / Video, achin@risd.edu | CoWorks, 401-709-8689, RISDCoworks@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | CoWorks, Ground Floor

Illustration Studies Building

55 Canal Walk, Illustration

Studio Techs | Chris Dailey, 401-454-6758, cdailey@risd.edu | Michael Kolendowicz, 401-454-6705, mkolendo@risd.edu

Market House

4 N. Main St., Film / Animation / Video

Studio Techs | Bob Vennerbeck, 401-454-6236, bvennerb@risd.edu

Memorial Hall

226 Benefit St., Painting

Studio Techs | Bill Miller, 401-454-6159, wmiller@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Painting Department Woodshop, Room 307-1

Metcalf Building

7 N. Main St., Ceramics, Furniture Design, Glass, Jewelry & Metalsmithing, Sculpture

Studio Techs | Brian Bergeron, Jewelry & Metalsmithing, 401-454-6193, bbergero@risd.edu | Doug Borkman, Sculpture, 401-277-4897, dborkman@risd.edu | Rick Haynes, Ceramics, 401-454-6231, rhaynesn@risd.edu | Jeff McKenzie, Furniture Design Metal Shop, 401-277-4927, jmckenzi@risd.edu | John Pierce, Glass, 401-454-6196, jpierce@risd.edu | James Rosner, Furniture Design Woodshop, 401-454-6511, jrosner@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Ceramics Shop, Room 009, 010, & 013 | Glass Shop, Room 408, 411, 414 | Metal Shops, Rooms 114 | Sculpture Lab, Room 114 | Spray Booth, Room 137 | Electronics Lab, Room 301 | Spray Booth, Room 402-A-3

Prov Wash

20 Washington Place, Furniture Design

Studio Techs | Marilyn Grear, Department Assistant, 401-454-6102, mgrear@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Computer Labs, 017, 021A/B

South Hall

30 Waterman St.

Rooms of Interest | Spray Booth, Room 113-2

Waterman Building

13 Waterman St., Edna Lawrence Nature Lab, Experimental & Foundational Studies

Studio Techs | Paul Virgadamo, Experimental & Foundational Studies, pvirgada@risd.edu | Benedict Gagliardi, Lab Coordinator, 401-277-4852, bgagliar@risd.edu | Daniel Valerio, Lab Assistant, 401-277-4852, dvalerio@risd.edu

Rooms of Interest | Nature Lab, Ground and First Floor | Inter-Department Spray Booth  (contact: tsandifo@risd.edu)

What Cheer Studios

156 Benefit St., Experimental & Foundational Studies
156 Benefit St.

Studio Techs | Shane Richards, Experimental & Foundational Studies, srichard@risd.edu

  • 15 West

    15 West

    15 Westminster Street, Fleet Library

    15 Westminster Street Fleet Library Circulation & Reserve Desk: (401) 709-5901 Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM Friday, 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM Saturday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday, 12:00 - 11:00 PM

  • 41 Meeting Street Studios

    41 Meeting Street

    41 Meeting Street Studios Division of Experimental and Foundation Studies Tel: 401-454-6176

  • 161 S. Main

    161 S. Main St.

    161 S. Main St.

    Industrial Design

    Studio Techs | Mark Johnston, ID Woodshop, 401-454-6803, mjohnst@risd.edu | Will Reeves, ID Metal Shop, 401-454-6197, wreeves@risd.edu | Michael Scimeca, ID Model Shop, 401-454-6185, mscimeca@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Digital Fabrication, 312/313 | ID Woodshop, 101 | ID Metal Shop, 201 | ID Model Shop, 301

  • 187 Garage

    187 Benefit Street

    187 Benefit St.

    Experimental & Foundational Studies

    Studio Techs | Shane Richards, Experimental & Foundational Studies, srichard@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Experimental & Foundational Studies Shop, Room 108

  • 189 Canal

    189 Canal Street, Apparel Design

    189 Canal Street

    Apparel Design

    Studio Techs | Thomas Szilagyi, 401-454-6562, tszilagy@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Apparel Studios, Rooms 102, 202, 302, 308

  • Auditorium

    7 Canal Walk, Media Resources

    Media Resources

    EQUIPMENT RENEWAL PHONE NUMBER: 401-454-6129
    Rooms of Interest | Media Resources Equipment Check In/Out (AUD 111)
    Studio Techs | David Chandler – Coordinator dchandle@risd.edu 401-454-6129 | Dylan Costa – Tech Assistant dcosta@risd.edu 401-709-8663 | Andrew Grant – Tech Assistant agrant@risd.edu 401-709-8405 | Robert Baird – Tech Assistant rbaird@risd.edu, 401-454-6129

    Film, Animation + Video

    Rooms of Interest FAV Equipment Check In/Out (AUD 230)
    Studio Techs | Carissa Abitabilo, cabitabi@risd.edu, 401-454-6161 | Bob Vennerbeck, bvennerb@risd.edu, 401-45406236

  • Bank Building

    28 Market Square, Furniture Design

    Furniture Design

    Studio Techs | Ned Smith, 401-277-4914, nsmith01@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Upholstery Studio, Room 202 | Alternative Materials Lab, Room 204 | Woodshop, Room 205 | CNC Lab, Room 207 | Alternative Materials Lab, Room 217 | Rapid Prototyping Room, Room 310 | Lathe Room, Room 317

  • BEB (Bayard Ewing Building)

    231 S. Main St., Architecture, Landscape Architecture

    Architecture, Landscape Architecture

    Studio Techs | James Dean, Integrated Technology Coordinator, 401-454-6273, jdean@risd.edu | David Dilks, Model Shop Technician, 401-454-6273, ddilks@risd.edu | Daniel Lilly, Computer Technician, 401-454-6673, dlilly@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | CAD Lab, Room 003 | CAD Lab, Room 005 | Model Shop, Room 009 | Architecture Shop, Room 012 | Plastics, Room 019 | Spray Booth, Room 420-2

    CNC Router and Laser Cutter Appointment Scheduling

  • Benson Hall

    235 Benefit St., Printmaking

    Studio Techs | Sharon McKain, 401-454-6220, smckain@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Lithography Studio, Room 101 | Spray Booth, Room 205 | Intaglio Studio, Room 206 | Aquatint Studio, Room 212 | Screen Printing, Room 310

  • Carr House

    210 Benefit St.

    Information Technology, Service Desk, (401) 454-6106, servicedesk@risd.edu

  • CIT / Mason Building

    169 Weybosset St., Digital + Media, Graphic Design, Teaching and Learning in Art + Design, Textiles

    Digital + Media, Graphic Design, Teaching and Learning in Art + Design, Textiles

    Studio Techs | Justin Bazar, Interior Architecture, jbazar@risd.edu | Stephen Cooke, Digital & Media, scooke01@risd.edu | Tucker Houlihan, Graduate Woodshop, thouliha@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Graduate Woodshop, Room 002 | Printmaking, Room 004 | CNC Machinery, Room 411 | Makerbot, Sewing, Embroidery, Room 412 | Electronics Workshop, Room 413 | Textiles Lab, Room 501A | Graphic Design Lab, Room 610-2

  • College Building

    2 College St., Apparel Design, Textiles

    Studio Techs | Rosie Emlein, 401-277-4884, remlein@risd.edu | Polly Spenner, 401-277-4885, pspenner@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Knitting Studio, Room 210 | Machine Knitting, Room 211 | Textile Printing, Room 216 | Industrial Knitting, Room 231 | Weaving Studio, Room 312 | Advanced Weaving Studio, Room 401

  • Design Center

    30 N. Main St., Graphic Design, Photography

    Studio Techs | David Colvin, Graphic Design, 401-454-6173, dcolvin@risd.edu | Chris Dailey, Photography, 401-454-6758, cdailey@risd.edu | John Sunderland, Graphic Design, 401-454-6111, jsunderl@risd.edu | John Supancic, Photography, 401-454-6127, jsupanci@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Graphic Design Shop, Room 301 | Graphic Design Shop, Room 307 | Photo Processing, Room 506

  • Fletcher Building

    173 Weybosset St., CoWorks, Glass, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture

    Studio Techs Al Chin, Film / Animation / Video, achin@risd.edu | CoWorks, 401-709-8689, RISDCoworks@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | CoWorks, Ground Floor

  • Illustration Studies Building

    55 Canal Walk, Illustration

    Studio Techs | Chris Dailey, 401-454-6758, cdailey@risd.edu | Michael Kolendowicz, 401-454-6705, mkolendo@risd.edu

  • Market House

    4 N. Main St., Film / Animation / Video

    Studio Techs | Bob Vennerbeck, 401-454-6236, bvennerb@risd.edu

  • Memorial Hall

    226 Benefit St., Painting

    Studio Techs | Bill Miller, 401-454-6159, wmiller@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Painting Department Woodshop, Room 307-1

  • Metcalf Building

    7 N. Main St., Ceramics, Furniture Design, Glass, Jewelry & Metalsmithing, Sculpture

    Studio Techs | Brian Bergeron, Jewelry & Metalsmithing, 401-454-6193, bbergero@risd.edu | Doug Borkman, Sculpture, 401-277-4897, dborkman@risd.edu | Rick Haynes, Ceramics, 401-454-6231, rhaynesn@risd.edu | Jeff McKenzie, Furniture Design Metal Shop, 401-277-4927, jmckenzi@risd.edu | John Pierce, Glass, 401-454-6196, jpierce@risd.edu | James Rosner, Furniture Design Woodshop, 401-454-6511, jrosner@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Ceramics Shop, Room 009, 010, & 013 | Glass Shop, Room 408, 411, 414 | Metal Shops, Rooms 114 | Sculpture Lab, Room 114 | Spray Booth, Room 137 | Electronics Lab, Room 301 | Spray Booth, Room 402-A-3

  • Prov Wash

    20 Washington Place, Furniture Design

    Studio Techs | Marilyn Grear, Department Assistant, 401-454-6102, mgrear@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Computer Labs, 017, 021A/B

  • South Hall

    30 Waterman St.

    Rooms of Interest | Spray Booth, Room 113-2

  • Waterman Building

    13 Waterman St., Edna Lawrence Nature Lab, Experimental & Foundational Studies

    Studio Techs | Paul Virgadamo, Experimental & Foundational Studies, pvirgada@risd.edu | Benedict Gagliardi, Lab Coordinator, 401-277-4852, bgagliar@risd.edu | Daniel Valerio, Lab Assistant, 401-277-4852, dvalerio@risd.edu

    Rooms of Interest | Nature Lab, Ground and First Floor | Inter-Department Spray Booth  (contact: tsandifo@risd.edu)

  • What Cheer Studios

    156 Benefit St., Experimental & Foundational Studies
    156 Benefit St.

    Studio Techs | Shane Richards, Experimental & Foundational Studies, srichard@risd.edu

  1. 15 West
  2. 41 Meeting Street Studios
  3. 161 S. Main St.
  4. 187 Garage
  5. 189 Canal Street
  6. Auditorium
  7. Bank Building
  8. BEB (Bayard Ewing Building)
  9. Benson Hall
  10. Carr House
  11. CIT / Mason Building
  12. College Building
  13. Design Center
  14. Fletcher Building
  15. Illustration Studies Building
  16. Market House
  17. Memorial Hall
  18. Metcalf Building
  19. Prov Wash
  20. South Hall
  21. Waterman Building
  22. What Cheer Studios

Makers' Resources/Search by Materials

Alternative Materials
Locations:
Fletcher Building | Bank Building

 

Analog Printing
Locations:
Design Center | College Building | CIT / Mason Building | Benson Hall

 

Ceramics
Locations:
Non-RISD Resources | Metcalf Building

 

CNC/CAD
Locations:
Fletcher Building | CIT / Mason Building | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | Bank Building | 187 Garage

 

Computer Lab
Locations:
What Cheer Studios | Waterman Building | Prov Wash | Metcalf Building | Market House | Illustration Studies Building | Fletcher Building | Design Center | College Building | CIT / Mason Building | Carr House | Benson Hall | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | Bank Building | 189 Canal Street | 161 S. Main St. | 41 Meeting Street Studios | 15 West

 

Digital Printing
Locations:
What Cheer Studios | Waterman Building | Prov Wash | Market House | Illustration Studies Building | Fletcher Building | Design Center | College Building | CIT / Mason Building | Benson Hall | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | Bank Building | 189 Canal Street | 161 S. Main St. | 41 Meeting Street Studios | 15 West

 

Electronics
Locations:
Metcalf Building | CIT / Mason Building

 

Fine Wood Working
Locations:
Bank Building

 

Glass
Locations:
Non-RISD Resources | Metcalf Building

 

Jewelry
Locations:
Metcalf Building

 

Laser Cutting
Locations:
Non-RISD Resources | Waterman Building | Fletcher Building | CIT / Mason Building | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | 187 Garage

 

Loom Weaving
Locations:
College Building | CIT / Mason Building | 189 Canal Street

 

Media Resources
Locations:
Market House | Auditorium | 15 West

 

Metal Shop
Locations:
Non-RISD Resources | Metcalf Building | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | 161 S. Main St.

 

Nature Lab
Locations:
Waterman Building

 

Photography
Locations:
Design Center | Auditorium

 

Plastics
Locations:
Metcalf Building | Illustration Studies Building | Fletcher Building | Design Center | CIT / Mason Building | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | Bank Building | 187 Garage | 161 S. Main St.

 

Sewing
Locations:
Fletcher Building | College Building | CIT / Mason Building | Bank Building | 189 Canal Street

 

Spray Booth
Locations:
Waterman Building | South Hall | Prov Wash | Metcalf Building | CIT / Mason Building | Benson Hall | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | 161 S. Main St.

 

Wood Working
Locations:
Non-RISD Resources | What Cheer Studios | Metcalf Building | Memorial Hall | Fletcher Building | CIT / Mason Building | BEB (Bayard Ewing Building) | Bank Building | 187 Garage | 161 S. Main St.

Non-RISD Resources

Local Art & Design Spaces

AS220

www.as220.org
Empire Street Complex, 95-115 Empire Street
The Dreyfus, 93-95 Mathewson Street
The Mercantile Block, 131 Washington Street
Providence, RI
401-831-9327

  • Performances Spaces
  • Galleries
  • Workshops
Brown Design Workshop

www.brown.edu/research/projects/design-workshop/
School of Engineering / Prince Lab 222, Brown University
Providence, RI

  • 3D Printing
  • Laser Cutting
  • Rapid Prototyping
The Steelyard

www.thesteelyard.org
27 Sims Avenue
Providence RI
401-273-7101
contact@thesteelyard.org

  • Studio Classes
  • Metal Shops
  • Custom Projects

Ceramic Suppliers

Dew Claw Studio

www.dewclawstudios.com
545 Pawtucket Avenue, Suite 106, Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 312-0540

  • Classes & Workshops
  • Kiln Firing
  • Glaze Mixing
  • Studio space weekly and monthly
Edart Ceramics

www.edartceramics.com
PO BOX 644, East Greenwich, RI, 02818
401-270-2027, edartceramics@yahoo.com

  • Glazes & Underglazes
  • Clay
  • Pottery tools
  • Brushes

Glass Suppliers

Peàn Doubulyu Glass

www.pandwglass.com
22 Oregon Street, Providence, RI 02908
401.331.7889

  • Custom lights
Rhode Island Glass Company

www.ri-glass.com
375 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-421-4131, ri.glass@live.com
Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM ; Saturday and Sunday: Closed

  • Glass and mirrors

Laser Cutting

Precision Laser

www.precisionlaserri.com
40 Houghton Street, Providence, RI, 02904
401-632-4866, precisionlaserri@gmail.com
Hours: Call general manager Bud Saggal for an appointment.
Materials to cut:

  • Sheet metal
  • Rubber
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Foam
  • Plastic
  • Leather
  • Brass
  • Acrylic up to 3/4”
  • Stainless steel up to 3/8”
  • Aluminum up to 1/4”
  • Mild steel up to 1/2”

Metal Manufacturers

Ace Powder Coating

www.acepowdercoating.com
75 Western Industrial Drive, Unit F, Cranston, RI 02921
401-578-4016
Hours: Call for appointment.

  • Powdercoating
  • Sandblasting
Whetstone Workshop

www.whetstoneworkshop.com
41 Dexter Road, East Providence, RI, 02914
401-368-7410, info@whetstoneworkshop.com
Hours: Call for appointment

  • Working in Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Bronze, Copper, Brass, and Aluminum
  • Welding and Brazing
  • Bending
  • Machining
  • Casting/Pattern Making
  • Custom finishes: Patinas, Oxides, Brushed or Hammered
  • Precision Assembly
  • Grinding and Polishing
  • Incorporation of complementary materials: e.g. Wood, Glass, Plastics, Textiles
  • Packing and Shipping
  • Delivery and Installation

Wood Manufacturers

Fishtail Joinery

www.fishtailjoinery.com
1080 Kingstown Road, Building 2, Wakefield, RI 02879
401-783-3729, info@fishtailjoinery.com
Hours: Call for appointment

  • Lamination
  • Joinery
  • Finishing

Wood Suppliers

Downes and Reader

www.downesandreader.com
P.O. Box 456 - 60 Evans Drive, Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
781-341-4092
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Saturday: 7:00 AM - 11:30 AM; Sunday: Closed

  • Hardwood
  • Rift and quarter saw
  • Softwood
  • Playwood
  • Molding & Treads
  • Milling services