Sculpture Option - Studio Arts BFA
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.
October 4, 2022
RIT welcomes prospective students for National Portfolio Day
RIT's College of Art and Design faculty, along with those at 25 other top art and design schools, reviewed students' portfolios as they prepared their artwork for the college admissions process.
April 7, 2022
Academic advisor receives Provost’s Award for dedication to student success
Nate Rohman, academic advisor for RIT's graphic design and studio arts BFA programs, will be honored April 12 at the Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship ceremony.
February 9, 2022
Reignited artist series brings new sculptures and artist engagement to RIT campus
Two outdoor sculptures are adorning RIT’s campus this academic year, with more on the way. Works by artists Joshua Enck and Letha Wilson have revived an outdoor sculpture initiative that is part of the School of Art’s Anna Ballarian Visiting Artist Series.
January 31, 2022
Technology blurs the line of making in arts programs
In virtually every art course and studio environment at RIT, technology is integral to the delivery of content and production of work, whether it’s an “ancient” technology like using a hammer and anvil to forge metal or a computer numerical control plasma table to cut metal forms.
October 13, 2021
Professor Luvon Sheppard's influence touches all creative corners of RIT, Rochester
Luvon Sheppard, described as the heart and soul of the RIT School of Art faculty, has a solo exhibition coming to RIT City Art Space celebrating his five-plus decades as an artist, educator and community collaborator.
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.
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.
May 27, 2021
Local organizations fundraise for bronze statue of Frederick Douglass for Rochester airport
The Democrat and Chronicle features a project by adjunct professor Olivia Kim to create a statue of Frederick Douglass for the Rochester airport.
May 25, 2021
RIT professor seeks support to create bronze Frederick Douglass statue for airport
Efforts are in motion to commission a permanent bronze statue of Frederick Douglass sculpted by Olivia Kim, an adjunct professor in RIT’s College of Art and Design, for the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport.
January 25, 2021
Alumni spotlight: Melissa Huang '14
Between her work as an internationally exhibiting artist, in galleries and archives and as an appraiser, Melissa Huang ’14 (Fine Arts Studio) has fully immersed herself in the world of art.
July 28, 2020
Annual workshop for high school students sustains legacy online
Thirty-five high school students built and refined their portfolios for college applications during a two-week visual arts course taught by RIT School of Art faculty.