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 16, 2021
Artists complete four-year Arnett Branch Library mural project in 19th Ward
Chloe Smith '14 (Illustration) was one of three artists to execute the Book Spine Mural Project — a collection of 36 book title-inspired panels lining the Arnett Branch Library building in downtown Rochester.
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 19, 2021
Alumni, faculty collaborate on Buffalo public art project
Laural Hartman and Sarah Kinard created a large-scale mural combining painting and printmaking for the annual PLAY/GROUND showcase in downtown Buffalo.
August 12, 2021
Illustration student enjoys summer co-op as Six Flags caricature artist
Zach Hildebrandt '23 is working full-time this summer creating caricatures and henna tattoos for park visitors.
May 10, 2021
RIT’s first two Davitt Scholars set to graduate with clear visions for how to impact the world
Unique Fair-Smith and Tymoni Correa-Buntley are the first two recipients of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship and are both set to graduate with their master’s degrees this weekend.
May 5, 2021
Drawing out engaging gameplay
Julie Toich '22 (Illustration) has applied her creative skills to a pair of multidisciplinary game projects through MAGIC Spell Studios.
April 7, 2021
Student's work accepted into Society of Illustrators' annual competition
Devon Scott-Davis '23 (Illustration) created "Shopping," which was among a few hundred pieces selected for the Student Scholarship Competition out of more than 8,000 entries.
April 6, 2021
From SpongeBob to Power Rangers, alumnus creates popular characters for video games
Bryan Williams '08 (Illustration) is an artist/animator for Workinman Interactive, a local game studio focused on the youth market.
December 9, 2020
Alumna lives out her fantasy as illustrator and author
Rose Catherine Khan '06 (Illustration), '09 MST (Visual Arts-All Grades) is a fantasy illustrator whose work has been licensed into a range of products — including puzzles that have been flying off the shelves.
October 5, 2020
RIT art disciplines demonstrate necessity to create in a time of pandemic
While all educators are contending with new challenges of teaching in the middle of a pandemic, teaching in the arts—a traditionally hands-on process—represents unique challenges.
September 1, 2020
Students, faculty to lead 'Representation Matters' panel
Students Joy Anderson (Film and Animation) and Aria A. Dines (Film and Animation; Illustration) are featured speakers for the Levine Center to End Hate's "Brave Spaces" event.