I had started out as an Art/Painting major at another school.  During my freshman year I got a job in graphic design, and I knew that's what I wanted to do...
Melissa Mykal Batalin '06
EMAC gave me a breadth of study which became invaluable to me in my current job at DreamWorks Animation...
Eli Bocek-Rivele '06
The EMAC program taught me some of the necessary software to succeed in the field, along with many new ways of visualizing things and creating new ideas...
Christina Ciani '10
Certain courses taught me to look at everything from different perspectives, and that ... a situation may call for a non-traditional approach...
Kirk Duwel '03
I had the opportunity to work with feature animation right through graduation...
Adam Gaige '07
EMAC gave me an understanding of concepts and theories that I use every day in my career...
Josh Goldenberg '10
The diversity of classes I took while attending RPI as an EMAC student allowed me to discover my ideal career path...
Chris LaPointe '10
The EMAC program definitely prepared me for graduate school because it gave me an excellent foundation for a graphic design career...
Steve Lucin '08
It is unique that we receive a B.S. rather than a B.A. I think this opens a lot more opportunities...
Kimberly Gomboz '09
Being an EMAC major gave me the communication background needed for my job...
Emelie Hegarty '09

Are you a Beat Maker, Music Recordist, or Sound Designer? Students who have produced or recorded high-quality audio files are encouraged to submit a link to their single best recording to AudioMakersRPI@gmail.com before December 1, 2019. The winner will be selected and announced December 5, and will receive a full-day session with engineer at the HASS Media Lab studio, plus paid membership to AES (Audio Engineering Society). Send a link to your file to AudioMakersRPi@gmail.com.

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EMAC News and Events

 

News

Arts Professor Jefferson Kielwagen's film "Gede Vizyon" featured in Modern Times Review.

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The World of Plankton is an interactive ecological art game installation currently on exhibit at the ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, running until Jan 6, 2019 that takes visitors into the hidden realm of these microscopic freshwater organisms

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Events

Arts PhD Open Studios, "Studio Crawl"

West Hall
December 13, 2019 9:00 AM

Screenings, performances, and open studios featuring in-progress work by Graduate Students from Rensselaer's Department of the Arts

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Previous Events

"The Infiltrators" with Alex Rivera

The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY 12181
December 4, 2019 4:30 PM

A film about a rag-tag group of undocumented youth—Dreamers—who deliberately get arrested by Border Patrol to infiltrate a shadowy detention center.Co-sponsored by iEAR Presents! with Capital District Border Watch, ICE-Free Capital District, Troy Sanctuary Movement and Extinction Rebellion Capital Region

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Chamber Music Marathon

EMPAC Studio Beta
December 3, 2019 7:00 PM

Student musicians in the Chamber Music course perform a diverse program of classics and modern compositions under the direction of Professors Michael Century and Matthew Chamberlain.

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