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
News Icon for RPI Celebrates Launch of New Music Degree with the Rensselaer Orchestra at Carnegie Hall

Rensselaer celebrated the launch of a new Bachelor of Science degree program with a debut performance by the Rensselaer Orchestra.

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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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On Dec. 4, Four undergraduates active in the Arts Department music program performed at the Beechwood/Eddy Senior Living Community in Troy.

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Events

Liveware, an audio-visual ensemble consisting of Arts professors Michael Century and Shawn Lawson with PhD candidate Jeremy Stewart, will host an open studio presenting recent research.

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Liveware, an audio-visual ensemble consisting of Arts professors Michael Century and Shawn Lawson with PhD candidate Jeremy Stewart, will host an open studio presenting recent research.

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"Hail Satan?" with Penny Lane

The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY 12181
November 16, 2019 4:30 PM

A film about The Satanic Temple, chronicling the rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history–whose commitment to social and political justice has empowered people around the world. 

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Rensselaer Concert Choir November Concert

Chapel + Cultural Center
November 24, 2019 7:00 PM

"Polyphony Through the Ages"
 
The Rensselaer Concert Choir, directed by Professor Andrew Burger, with Rebecca Benjamin, organ.    Featuring music across six centuries of choral literature, with works by Victoria, Palestrina, Bruckner, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams, Gjeilo, and more.

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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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Previous Events

Chimera Workshop: Let's Talk about Genetics

The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue, Tory, NY 12180
November 8, 2019 5:00 PM

CHIMERA WORKSHOP: Let’s talk about genetic modification is a presentation by Syracuse University artist Boryana Rossa and biologist Heidi Hehnly looking at scientific and media representations of the state of genetic research. Rossa and Hehnly will present a fun workshop held at The Sanctuary for Independent Media.

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CHIMERA WORKSHOP: Let's talk about genetic modification

Bruggeman Conference Center, CBIS/ Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
November 8, 2019 1:00 PM

CHIMERA WORKSHOP: Let’s talk about genetic modification is a presentation by Syracuse University artist Boryana Rossa and biologist Heidi Hehnly looking at scientific and media representations of the state of genetic research. Rossa and Hehnly will present back-to-back talks at CBIS, followed in the afternoon with a fun workshop held at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Light lunch to follow CBIS talks.

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