Fine Arts Studio MFA
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.
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.
April 24, 2023
Art as activism: MFA candidate paints powerful messages
Nava Barenji '23 MFA (fine arts studio) aims to raise awareness about women's rights and social issues in her native Iran and around the world with her painting.
March 1, 2023
Ceramics alumna enjoys a life dedicated to art
Painter. Potter. Printmaker. Sculptor. Tarrant Clements '68 MFA (ceramics) has worked in a variety of mediums throughout her career, and still does today.
January 17, 2023
Faculty, alumnus add allure to Rochester Museum and Science Center exhibit
The RIT connections to the Rochester Museum and Science Center's newest exhibit can be seen in a reproduction of a painting by Professor Luvon Sheppard and a warship replica that Jacob Dambra '22 helped construct.
October 5, 2022
Alumnus-curated exhibition pays homage to historical efforts of Rochester artists
Unique Fair ’19, '21 MFA curated a group show at RIT City Art Space titled "All of Us" that inherits its namesake from the pioneering efforts of local artists like RIT Professor Luvon Sheppard.
September 12, 2022
RIT cited as one of the best universities in the nation by ‘U.S. News’
Innovation, value, co-op education, and excellence in undergraduate teaching are among the categories in which RIT is highly ranked and listed as one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report.
June 15, 2022
Far from home, young Afghan refugees find community in skateboarding
City Newspaper features Ben Rubin ’10 (illustration), ’12 MFA (fine arts studio).
June 2, 2022
Printmaking workshop showcases innovative processes of visiting artists
Twelve renowned printmakers took up residency at RIT for the one-week Artist Print! event, which culminated in an exhibition and auction of monoprints created by the artists.
April 19, 2022
RIT to host internationally-known artists for printmaking workshop
RIT's printmaking studio will be a hive of activity from May 15-21 for Artists Print!, a weeklong experience that concludes with an exhibition and auction of monoprints created in the workshop.
March 31, 2022
RIT’s Graduate Showcase celebrates scholarship April 7
From robot waiters to river otters, RIT’s Graduate Showcase will cover a wide variety of topics representing graduate scholarship from the university’s Henrietta and global campuses. The symposium, held April 7, will feature oral presentations in the morning and poster presentations, demonstrations, and visual exhibitions in the afternoon.