'Homecoming' Biennial Exhibition and Professional Development

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A graphic with the names of more than 100 artists.

RIT City Art Space is hosting a juried, biennial exhibition offered to recent graduates in photography from around the world. The shows includes more than 131 recent graduates, 21 of whom alumni of RIT's School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.

An opening event is being held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at RIT City Art Space (280 East Main St., Sibley Tower, Rochester, NY 14604).

The FREE "Homecoming" biennial exhibition and professional development weekend is occurring throughout RIT facilities. In addition to the exhibition, on Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 9-10), professional development workshops and free portfolio reviews are being held in RIT's MAGIC Spell Studios. Graduates from 24 states and two countries are expected to attend.

To inquire about available open spots for portfolio reviews and professional development lectures, please email Eric Kunsman at etknai@rit.edu.

Additionally, a "Fujifilm Day" is being held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, near the Photo Cage on the third floor of Gannett Hall. RIT alumnus Justin Stailey, who works for Fujifilm, will be in attendance. Students can explore the equipment and talk to Stailey about his career path after RIT.

Eric Kunsman, assistant professor in the Department of Visual Communications Studies in RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, founded the concept for this event and teamed up with Float Magazine, The Real Photo Show and Fujifilm, which are all sponsoring various aspects of the event. Through their sponsorship, every part of this event is free to those who recently graduated from lens-based programs worldwide. The NTID Department of Visual Communications Studies is sponsoring this year's event for logistics support for the weekend filled with professional development.  has assembled a team of contemporary photographers, including Alanna Airitam, Dana Stirling, Michael Chovan-Dalton, and Yoav Friedlander.

Learn more about the exhibition and professional development opportunities

Eric Kunsman
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When and Where
December 08, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room/Location: RIT City Art Space (280 East Main St., Sibley Tower, Rochester, NY 14604)

Open to the Public

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