Photographic and Imaging Arts BFA
May 20, 2022
Frank Cost, former dean, teacher, and industry consultant, retires after four decades
Frank Cost, who served as associate dean and then interim dean of what was then RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences (now the College of Art and Design) from 1997 through 2011, is retiring after 40 years.
April 20, 2022
Student uses creativity to raise awareness about childhood cancer
Visual media student Sydney Lewandowski '22 created the brand Glimpse of Gold to help further the mission of C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer Association, a local nonprofit supporting families whose children have cancer or a blood disorder.
April 13, 2022
Jerry Uelsmann, Surreal Image-Maker, Dies at 87
Obituary for Jerry Uelsmann ’57 (imaging science) in The New York Times.
April 12, 2022
Photography students explore cutting-edge technology in expert-led workshop
Senior Lecturer Clay Patrick McBride teams up with photography virtuosos Dave Gallagher '91 and Scott Nidermaier to offer a one-credit course focused on innovative digital technician workflows.
April 8, 2022
Final class project changes Rochester college student's life
WHAM-TV features photographic and imaging arts student Sydney Lewandowski.
April 4, 2022
Hundreds turn out to capture Wallace on Ice for RIT Big Shot No. 34
The chance to capture an illuminated image of “Wallace on Ice” drew more than 300 people inside Frank Ritter Ice Arena Saturday night to help make RIT’s first-ever interior Big Shot photograph a resounding success.
March 25, 2022
College of Art and Design celebrates alumnus Chance Wright’s transformational gift
RIT’s College of Art and Design hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday marking the recent completion of a “transformational” renovation of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences and honoring the alumnus whose gift made it possible. The event honored Chance Wright ’18, ’19 and his mother, Pamela Mars Wright, whose $3.5 million gift fueled the renovation and reconfiguration of the third floor of Gannett Hall.
March 15, 2022
RIT, NTID make history with Coca-Cola-sponsored film
Film and Animation students Anna McClanahan (BFA) and Gabriel Ponte-Fleary (MFA) are finalists in Coca-Cola's Refreshing Films program. They are producing what is thought to be the program's first finalist film dealing with deaf and hard-of-hearing themes.
March 10, 2022
Architect Michael Maltzan to deliver Vignelli Center Design Conversation Lecture March 17
Architect Michael Maltzan, whose firm is the design architect behind RIT’s performing arts complex, will be the next featured speaker for the Vignelli Center for Design Studies' Design Conversations Lecture Series.
February 16, 2022
RIT Photojournalism capstone exhibition coming to RIT City Art Space
"The Heart, Not The Eye" is a collection of photographic and video storytelling with common themes of community, family, healing, preservation, racial inequalities and love.
January 31, 2022
Updates meet growing photo demands
The extensive renovation of RIT’s College of Art and Design—with keen focuses on key areas within the internationally recognized School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) and School of Film and Animation—made significant strides in 2021.
December 20, 2021
Portfolio review event punctuates professional development class
Equipped with newly-developed professional skills and materials, students from Ceramics, Fine Art Photography and Metals and Jewelry gained insightful feedback on their work from 11 artists to wrap up the fall semester.