August 30, 2023
New School of Design director, faculty hires ready for 2023-24 academic year
The College of Art and Design welcomes new hires to its faculty roster while longtime faculty Alex Lobos assumes a role as director of the School of Design.
April 28, 2023
RIT hosts glass 3D printer for research, multidisciplinary exploration
The first-of-its-kind technology is opening up new creative possibilities at RIT and beyond — it is working to fuel the future of sustainable manufacturing and even space travel.
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.
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.
May 25, 2022
Trending on TikTok
TikTok has become one of the most popular social media apps to hit the market in a decade. Billions of social media users have found both community and entertainment in the vertical short videos that are central to TikTok’s format. With a combined nearly 1 million followers and 25 million “likes” between them, four RIT alumni are establishing themselves as social media influencers.
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.
March 17, 2021
RIT glass artists featured in global film festival
Ying Chiun Lee ’21 MFA and Madeline Rile Smith ’20 MFA are showcasing their fusion of glass artistry and video in North Lands Creative's "Glass, Meet the Future Film Festival."
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.
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 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.