Crafts (art genres)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
The RIT School for American Crafts records and slides contains short essays on the history of the school, a selection of administrative files, promotional materials, curriculum information, information about craft exhibitions at RIT as well as exhibitions of work by faculty and students, and a number of articles and clippings, mainly from 1950 to 1990. There is also a set of slides used to promote the school and facilities, ca. 2000.
Digital audio recordings of Robert H. Johnston during his time at RIT. Dr. Robert H. Johnston spent twenty years as a professor and administrator at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He eventually became the Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. In 1990 he was named a Special Assistant to the President of R.I.T. Dr. Johnston most known for developing a system of using digital imaging to decode damaged and ancient texts including the Dead Sea Scrolls.
The collection contains three pieces of jewelry designed by Sowon Joo a former student at RIT's School for American Crafts.
Tage Frid chandelier is finely handcrafted from cast iron. Mr. Frid was a woodworking instructor for the School for American Craftsmen from 1950-1961.
This collection consists of one ceramic lidded pot.