February 19, 2024
Illustration alumnus makes collectibles that accompany popular films and shows
The work of Jeremy Sniatecki ’95 (illustration) includes the design of licensed products, packaging, apparel, and art prints for the largest brands and titles in entertainment.
February 14, 2024
Mickey mania: Disney artist John T. Quinn leads workshop for illustration students
Under the guidance of John T. Quinn, director of character art for Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, students illustrated poster concepts showing cross-branding between Disney and a sporting goods brand.
November 29, 2023
Vibrant colors and mythical creatures take over the Booth Hall elevator
A new whimsical mural, painted by fourth-year student Emma McCarthy, debuted in the Booth Hall elevator just before the November holiday break. The artwork adds some vibrancy to the formerly dark-colored walls.
November 6, 2023
Prospective students explore RIT art and design programs at National Portfolio Day event
The College of Art and Design welcomed 226 young artists to campus for its National Portfolio Day event, where prospective students met one-on-one with faculty about their artwork and different programs.
September 21, 2023
Adam Kubert Visit 2023
Adam Kubert visited RIT for the grand opening of the Kubert Lounge and Gallery in the Cary Graphics Arts Collection within Wallace Library, and to lead a discussion about his work on the Spider-Man India series.
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.
August 21, 2023
RIT welcomes more than 3,300 new undergraduates this week
The new undergraduate students come from 48 states (all but Iowa and Wyoming); Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; Guam; U.S. Virgin Islands; and 47 countries, with the largest contingent coming from India, Canada, and China. In addition, there are 927 new graduate students.
June 22, 2023
Student painting accepted into annual Society of Illustrators exhibition
Mikaya Bader '23 (illustration) created "Hope," an oil painting that represents the fourth consecutive year an RIT student has been accepted into the prestigious Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition.
June 20, 2023
RIT illustrators hit right notes with Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Illustration students partnered with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for assignments that saw application in a live concert.
June 6, 2023
Students leverage creativity to give back to Rochester community
RIT students created artworks to benefit Keeping Our Promise, a local nonprofit that provides resettlement assistance for Afghan, Iraqi and Kurdish interpreters and support personnel who served U.S. interests in conflicts and warzones.
May 8, 2023
Helping Flower City bloom
Over the last year, RIT students, alumni, faculty, and staff have worked to give back to the Rochester community by leveraging art and design. From providing creative outlets for young students to making a shelter to protect residents from the weather, RIT community members are dedicated to giving back to the city where they blossomed into the professionals they are today.
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.