News and Events

Aug 27 2014

NYIT Architecture Professor Helps Illuminate Burning Man Festival

Aug 26 2014

PA Grads Attain High Pass Rate on National Exam

Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

Aug 18 2014

NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

Aug 08 2014

Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Sep 04 2014

Women’s Soccer vs. New Haven

Sep 05 2014

Career Services Welcome Back Breakfast

Sep 05 2014

Career Services Welcome Breakfast

Sep 05 2014

Women’s Tennis vs. Daemen

Sep 05 2014

Men’s Soccer vs. Holy Family

Fine Arts Announcements
Jul 14 2014

New MFA Graduate Student Orientation

SAVE THE DATE: New MFA Student Orientation on September 2, 2014

Jul 14 2014

Graduate Student Registration

First semester graduate students can register now for Fall classes. Learn more …

May 17 2014

Congratulations Students! NYIT Film/Animation Festival 2014, May 16th, Friday

Congratulations to the winners!! And, having the work selected for this year's festival was competitive, so all participants should feel proud of their accomplishments and hard work! Congratulations, NYIT students!

Best Film: "The Paper's Edge" Donnie D'Amato

Best Cinematography: "Creep" Kristin Murphy, Terrell Pierre

Best BFA Animation: "The Art of Fighting" Joe Kerkovich, "No Parking, Bro!" Director: Eric Mazzone, Story:Jay Ma, Carmine Lomonaco

Best MFA Animation: "In the Search of Zero" Nina Mirhabibi

Best of Show (Animation): "Catwalk" Theerawat Khajornkhanphet

Apr 24 2014

NYIT Film/Animation Festival 2014, May 16th, Friday

This year, the annual Fine Arts Animation Festival will join hands with Communication Arts to create the first NYIT Film and Animation Festival, sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. This exciting event will screen a variety of animations and films created by NYIT students' works, including all global campuses. All are welcome to attend, and admission is free. Please save the date! We will be inviting industry professionals to come check out your artworks, comment on them, and give jury's picks and awards. Plus, we will be hosting a reception after the event with refreshments!

Mar 04 2014

Opening of Art Media Lab for Students, Faculty, and Industry Partners!

The Fine Arts Department is proud to announce the opening of the new Art Media Lab in Spring, 2014. The Art Media Lab is located in the Midge Karr Art and Design Center at NYIT's Old Westbury Campus. The Manhattan Art Media Lab, which is in the implementation phase, will be connected to the Art Medial Lab in Old Westbury with video conferencing technology.

Mar 04 2014

Fine Arts Takes Center Stage in NYIT Magazine!

This season's NYIT magazine features many exciting news from our Fine Arts alumni, students, and faculty. Here are excerpts from Rose Sumer's article.

Mar 02 2014

Fine Arts Partners with!

Fine Arts Partners with! An Online 3D Animation Competition The College of Arts and Sciences at the New York Institute of Technology, partnering together with, are proud to present an exciting online challenge for NYIT Fine Arts students! New York Institute of Technology: 3D Animated Short

Feb 28 2014

Fine Arts Department Holds 2-Day Motion Capture Workshop for all NYIT faculty

On February 21 and 22, 2014, the Fine Arts Department and the College of Arts and Sciences invited all NYIT faculty to an introductory Motion Capture workshop at the Fine Arts Department's Art Media Lab. The workshop was attended by over 20 NYIT faculty members of various disciplines including architecture, communication arts, teaching and learning, osteopathic medicine, and fine arts, who are interested in learning more about this technology, and incorporating it into their research and teaching. The workshop was led by Matt Cornelius, from NYIT's Art Media Lab, and Greg Canada from Vicon, the leading manufacturer of motion capture, who flew in from the west coast.

Feb 11 2014

Fine Arts Professors Win Graphic Design Awards

Congratulations to Rozina Vavetsi, associate professor of fine arts (pictured left), and Patty Wongpakdee, associate professor of fine arts (pictured right), who have been awarded certificates of excellence as winners of the 2013 Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) Inhouse Design Awards, the largest showcase for outstanding work by inhouse designers. Vavetsi was recognized for her poster, "In Brands We Trust," and Wongpakdee for her designs for the American Cancer Society's Financial Services Cares and Birthday Bash. Examples of the projects will be featured on GDUSA's iPad app as well as its online and printed annual reports distributed to a national audience at trade shows and events throughout the year.

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