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

Student teams created collaborative applications using health and business datasets

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EMAC News and Events

 

News

Fall 2018 details for Rensselaer Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble and Concert Choir, directed by Nicholas Demaison 

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RPI students' projects featured in expo organized by State Sen. Martin Golden

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Seth Cluett is a composer and visual artist who creates work that explores everyday actions at extreme magnification, examines minutae by amplifying impossible tasks, and tries to understand the working of memory in forms that rethink the role of the senses in an increasingly technologized society.

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The annual event will feature a reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding

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Kasalina Maliamu Nabakooza ’18, an MFA student in electronic arts, has been invited to present a talk on her thesis Buganda Art: Kakooza & Nabakooza at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, this month. She also will be screening her hand-drawn animation Kakooza to the university’s Fine Arts Department.

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Arts Graduate Show: "PLEASE. PEOPLE. PLEASE."

Collar Works
May 6, 2018 1:00 PM

Graduate students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Department of the Arts will present their annual exhibition which  will be on view through May 9th.

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Creative Seminar Show: ALT-F4

The Arts Center
May 3, 2018 5:00 PM

ALT-F4 features students’ year-long thesis art works in digital storytelling and graphic design, music and text, gaming and world building, video and animation, robotics and sculpture. The show is open to the public and on view from May 3-5.

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