School of Art
October 20, 2021
Team of RIT designers, architects collaborate on Bethel Woods installation
Students from RIT's Industrial Design (BFA and MFA) and Master of Architecture programs constructed a large-scale sculpture on the Woodstock music festival grounds for a Hello Wood event.
October 15, 2021
RIT returns to Fashion Week Rochester with remarkable creativity
After two years away from the runway, RIT metals and jewelry design students and alumni triumphantly returned to Fashion Week Rochester Thursday night with a stunning demonstration of technology, art, and design in the form of self-designed wearable sculpture.
October 13, 2021
Professor Luvon Sheppard's influence touches all creative corners of RIT, Rochester
Luvon Sheppard, described as the heart and soul of the RIT School of Art faculty, has a solo exhibition coming to RIT City Art Space celebrating his five-plus decades as an artist, educator and community collaborator.
October 12, 2021
Luvon Sheppard tributes
Current and former students, colleagues and others share stories of how they have been influenced by Professor Luvon Sheppard's compassion and wisdom.
September 29, 2021
RIT helps honor William Warfield’s legacy with creation of bronze sculpture
RIT joined the William Warfield Scholarship Fund, The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, and the City of Rochester in a collective celebration earlier this week honoring iconic performer and trailblazer William Warfield with a bronze sculpture.
September 16, 2021
Artists complete four-year Arnett Branch Library mural project in 19th Ward
Chloe Smith '14 (Illustration) was one of three artists to execute the Book Spine Mural Project — a collection of 36 book title-inspired panels lining the Arnett Branch Library building in downtown Rochester.
September 7, 2021
New leadership roles, faculty hires highlight changes in College of Art and Design
RIT's Schools of Art, American Crafts, Film and Animation, and Photographic Arts and Sciences are all under new leadership.
September 2, 2021
Faculty featured on cover of Glass Quarterly's fall 2021 issue
Assistant Professor David Schnuckel's infusion of photography and video into his glass practice is highlighted by Glass Quarterly, UrbanGlass' preeminent magazine that presents discourse about glass as a medium for contemporary art.
August 24, 2021
Artist series brings exhibitions, sculpture, artist engagement to campus
RIT School of Art's Anna Ballarian Visiting Artist Series adds a new dimension to the College of Art and Design's already robust visiting artist and exhibition programming.
August 19, 2021
Alumni, faculty collaborate on Buffalo public art project
Laural Hartman and Sarah Kinard created a large-scale mural combining painting and printmaking for the annual PLAY/GROUND showcase in downtown Buffalo.
August 12, 2021
Illustration student enjoys summer co-op as Six Flags caricature artist
Zach Hildebrandt '23 is working full-time this summer creating caricatures and henna tattoos for park visitors.
May 27, 2021
Local organizations fundraise for bronze statue of Frederick Douglass for Rochester airport
The Democrat and Chronicle features a project by adjunct professor Olivia Kim to create a statue of Frederick Douglass for the Rochester airport.