EMAC Junior-Senior Show

EMAC Junior-Senior Show

Arts Center of the Capital Region

April 18, 2008 5:00 PM - April 26, 2008

Graphic arts, videographers, animators, and sound designers will be featured in week long, H&SS 50th Anniversary event, the EMAC/eART Junior Senior Show, taking place at the Arts Center of the Capital Region in downtown Troy, April 18 through April 26.   The exhibit is an event of the Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.

The exhibit presents the work of students in the Electronic Media, Arts, and Communication (EMAC) and Electronic Arts (eARTS) using a wide choice of media.  EMAC is an interdisciplinary program that teaches arts and communications skills preparing graduates with skills to innovate and create in commercial, academic and artistic spheres. The curriculum provides theoretical frameworks for understanding and shaping the impact of these technologies on today's society as well as the professional skills to work with a wide range of electronic media.  The eARTS degree combines traditional studio and theory courses in the Fine Arts with Electronic Arts disciplines, the program familiarizes students with the full range of creative digital media and allows them to select areas of concentration in such fields as video, animation and visualization, computer music and sound design, game design, multimedia, installation, interactivity, performance art, and net-based art.

The EMAC Junior/Senior Show takes place at the Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy, (518) 273-0552 phone, Hours Monday – Thursday 9 am – 7 pm, Friday and Saturday 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday Noon – 4 pm. 

The School of Humanities & Social Sciences, sponsor of the show, will host two receptions: Friday, April 18 from 5 to 8 pm, and Friday, April 25 from 5 to 8 pm.

Among the students featured are:

Corey Deame: A senior EMAC major from Dover, New Hampshire, whose specialty is graphic design in concert with web design. www.deamedesign.com

Lis Gallant is a senior EMAC major from New Hampshire whose specialties are visual design and typography and her work can be seen at www.rpi.edu/~gallae/website/images/net_art.gif.

Emelie Hegarty: A junior EMAC major from Wingdale, New York who is a graphic designer, photographer and licensed FCC radio announcer for WRPI Radio. http://www.rpi.edu/~hegare/Website/nav.html

Patrick Jalbert: is a junior EMAC major, with a minor in Game Studies from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will pursue Game Development and game Art . www.tree-ring.com.

John McGill: A senior EMAC major from Manhasset, New York who began playing acoustic string instruments as a child and who now specializes in improvisational music extending guitar and violin with digital programming.

Blair Neal: A senior EMAC major from Richmond, Virginia whose specialty is computer music, who didn't bring his sitar to school because it is too big and who is Music Director at WRPI radio. http://www.rpi.edu/~neala/portfolio/resume.html.

Ashley Rio: A major from Slingerlands, New York, is also a graphic designer working with web design. www.ashleyrio.com

Becky Reithmayr: A senior EMAC major from Haworth, New Jersey, her undergraduate concentration is in graphics and her exhibit is a web site. [more]

Jordan Quellman: A senior EMAC major from Glens Falls, New York, concentrated in film, animation and lighting.  He will show his short film, "Oxygen and Water." [more]

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