School for American Crafts – News
January 4, 2021
Remote start students exhibit work on RIT's China campus
Nine College of Art and Design first-year students took advantage of RIT's international remote start option, and concluded the semester by exhibiting sculptures created in their 3D Design class.
October 30, 2020
Artist readies 12-foot dragon for socially distanced trick-or-treating
The Democrat and Chronicle features Ward Hartenstein ’83 MFA (ceramics), who is repurposing a homemade musical instrument shaped like a dragon to dispense candy from his porch on Halloween.
October 19, 2020
Glass alumna creates educational TikTok videos
Madeline Rile Smith '20 MFA (Glass) engaged in a creative partnership with TikTok to produce dozens of videos that educate users about the science and art of different methods of glassworking. Some of the posts have gone viral.
October 5, 2020
RIT art disciplines demonstrate necessity to create in a time of pandemic
While all educators are contending with new challenges of teaching in the middle of a pandemic, teaching in the arts—a traditionally hands-on process—represents unique challenges.
September 8, 2020
Clever Ep. 128 Furniture Designer & Educator Wendy Maruyama
Design Milk features Wendy Maruyama '80 MFA (woodworking and furniture design).
August 17, 2020
Facilities receive enhancements, safety upgrades for fall semester
Physical distancing and cleaning protocols, room capacity limits and reimagined spaces are among the preparations to help ensure a successful fall.
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.