Gifts Left to Buy? RIT Student Artists Sell Their Wares Dec. 17 and 18
Students’ work specializes in various mediums including clay, wood, glass and metals
Dec. 8, 2008
by Kelly Downs
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If you want to avoid the mall crowds and buy one-of-a kind gifts, your destination is Rochester Institute of Technology! Student artists from RIT’s School for American Crafts are selling original handmade items.
The School for American Crafts student holiday sale is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17 and Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Student Alumni Union on the RIT campus.
Students’ work includes ceramic wares, blown glass ornaments, wood creations and silver jewelry. All of the items are produced by hand and the original work of students. The annual holiday tradition draws hundreds of shoppers.
Prices, based on student experience and materials, typically range from $10 to $50. Many of RIT’s School for American Crafts students, from first-year to graduate level, rely on the sale to defray costs of various projects throughout the school year.
WHAT: RIT’s School for American Crafts student holiday sale
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17 and Thursday, Dec. 18
WHERE: Lobby of the Student Alumni Union on the RIT campus
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: Call (585) 475-6114