School of Art
March 27, 2023
Illustration program works with American Greetings on 'Valenstein' Day cards
Illustration students designed Frankenstein-inspired, "Be My Valenstein" cards for a contest sponsored by the greeting card giant.
March 23, 2023
Rochester Indie Comics Expo runs Friday, Saturday
WROC-TV talks to Daniel Worden, associate professor in the School of Art, and Frances Andreu, digital initiatives librarian, about the Rochester Indie Comic Expo.
March 1, 2023
Ceramics alumna enjoys a life dedicated to art
Painter. Potter. Printmaker. Sculptor. Tarrant Clements '68 MFA (ceramics) has worked in a variety of mediums throughout her career, and still does today.
February 15, 2023
RIT grad’s art ‘New Tricks’ featured on the cover of ‘The New Yorker’
RIT alumnus John W. Tomac ’03 (illustration) has recreated The New Yorker’s iconic dandy Eustace Tilley as a dog for the cover of the magazine’s February 2023 issue, which is on stands now. Tomac’s artwork, called New Tricks, continues the tradition of The New Yorker’s annual February anniversary issue displaying a different artist’s version of the magazine’s mascot.
February 8, 2023
College of Art and Design’s new MAKE program opens doors for creative exploration
RIT students will have more opportunities to flex their creative muscles outside of the classroom through a new program called MAKE, housed within RIT’s College of Art and Design. The new program creates opportunities for students outside of the college to engage with the resources and expertise available within the School for American Crafts and School of Art.
January 17, 2023
Faculty, alumnus add allure to Rochester Museum and Science Center exhibit
The RIT connections to the Rochester Museum and Science Center's newest exhibit can be seen in a reproduction of a painting by Professor Luvon Sheppard and a warship replica that Jacob Dambra '22 helped construct.
December 15, 2022
Graduate students create family visitor kits for George Eastman Museum
Students in the visual arts-all grades MST program packaged together tangible props that allow children and families to more deeply engage with exhibits at the world-renowned photography and film museum.
December 13, 2022
Innovative rule-breakers: Glass students examine how failure fuels ingenuity
RIT glass students spent the fall producing visual representations of their research into failure and how it relates to their work.
December 3, 2022
RIT students work with local students at community arts event
WHEC-TV features a community art event hosted by students in RIT's visual arts–all grades (art education) master's program.
December 2, 2022
Exploring art history and experimenting with clay in an interdisciplinary classroom
Developed and taught by Assistant Professor Peter Pincus, the course Josiah Wedgewood’s Legacy is a unique meld of art history, philosophy, and ceramics education and encourages students of all majors to explore and learn freely through experimentation and trial and error.
November 11, 2022
Student creates ceramic work at the intersection of technology, the arts, and design
Mikey Gambino, a fifth-year student double majoring in industrial design and ceramics, is combining cutting-edge technology with the ancient art of ceramics.
October 12, 2022
Their Loved Ones Died. Preserved Tattoos Offer a Way to Keep Them Close.
The New York Times talks to Karly Etz, postdoctoral associate in the School of Art, about tattoo preservation.