School for American Crafts – News
April 15, 2020
Robin Cass named American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for 2020-21
The American Council on Education has named Robin Cass of RIT’s College of Art and Design an ACE Fellow for academic year 2020-21. Following her nomination by RIT President David Munson and a rigorous application process, Cass was among 38 Fellows selected this year.
April 13, 2020
Alumnus earns apprenticeship with award-winning potter
April 7, 2020
Thesis, capstone exhibitions move online
The College of Art and Design's spring exhibitions are going virtual — they can be experienced on Instagram and a website.
April 6, 2020
Students, faculty respond creatively to online learning
DIY animation equipment and paper microscopes are some of the course delivery solutions with classes shifting online.
February 14, 2020
Co-op stories: Tiffany & Co.
Instead of having breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kibaek Sung ’19 MFA (metals and jewelry design) got to work with the chefs in the jewelry-crafting kitchen during his co-op with the world-renowned luxury jewelry company.
February 7, 2020
United States Artists honors Wendy Maruyama
United States Artists honored Wendy Maruyama '80 MFA (woodworking and furniture design) with the United States Artists Fellowship award in the category of Craft.
February 2, 2020
Tiffany's Super Bowl trophy
CBSNews talks to Rachel Arday '14 (metals and jewelry design), a silversmith at Tiffany's and Co. who worked on the Vince Lombardi Trophy for this year's Super Bowl winner.
January 17, 2020
Glass-color science crossover underscores RIT's collaborative setting
A multidisciplinary research project saw RIT Glass students team up with the Munsell Color Science Laboratory to investigate how color — beyond its tangible application — can be incorporated into their practice.
January 9, 2020
The lost art of whittling
The Lewiston Tribute features Ted Kelchner '92 (woodworking and furniture design).
December 5, 2019
Craft in America
"Craft in America," a documentary series on handmade objects and the artists who make them, will feature furniture maker Wendy Maruyama '80 MFA (woodworking and furniture design). The episode is scheduled to air at 10 p.m. Dec. 27 on WXXI-TV.
November 20, 2019
Alumna from Japan finds passion for glass
Aya Oki '14 MFA (Glass) is a globetrotting glass artist who has exhibited and taught all over.
November 8, 2019
‘Project Runway’ is helping RIT metals and jewelry design students’ creativity take off
RIT’s growing role at an annual event celebrating fashion in Rochester has become an ever-flourishing part of the metals and jewelry design program in the School for American Crafts, inspiring current students and alumni to make both stunning creations along with important industry connections.