Amelia Hugill-Fontanel is the Associate Curator in the Cary Collection, a position she’s held since 2009. She earned a Master of Science in Printing Technology from RIT, and a B.A. in Art History/Studio Art from Nazareth College of Rochester. In 2001, she assumed the role of production editor of Cary Graphic Arts Press, the university press at RIT, where she published several books on the Cary's unique holdings. Her previous experience in archival collections management includes work at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York. She actively lectures and publishes on the history and practice of letterpress printing and the typographic arts.
In the News
December 4, 2020
RIT Cary Collection acquires archive of prominent printing historian; establishes research grant
RIT's Cary Graphic Arts Collection has received a donation of books and printing equipment from the estate of a noted historian of typography and early printing technologies. Stephen Saxe was an expert on American type foundries from the 19th century and a founding member of the American Printing History Association.
August 26, 2020
Bright Young Librarians: Amelia Hugill-Fontanel
Fine Books and Collections features Amelia Hugill-Fontanel, associate curator in the Cary Collection.
April 10, 2019
RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection hosts exhibit and celebration of the RIT Albers Murals
The RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection today will host a tribute to the artist who painted RIT’s iconic orange-and-yellow murals, paintings that hold historical significance to the art world and the campus.