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Hours of Operation

9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.


Other times by appointment.


Steven K. Galbraith

Steven K. Galbraith is Curator of the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection. He has a Ph.D. in English Literature from Ohio State University and an M.L.S. from the University at Buffalo. Prior to coming to RIT, he was the Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Books at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, the Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts at The Ohio State University, and a reference librarian at the University of Maine. He is the author of works on early English printing, book conservation and digitization, and English Renaissance literature.

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel
Assistant Curator

Amelia Hugill-Fontanel has been the assistant curator in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection since September 2009. She holds a Master of Science in Printing Technology from RIT, and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Nazareth College of Rochester. She has been working with this collection since 1999, starting as a graduate assistant. In 2001, she assumed the role of production editor of Cary Graphic Arts Press, the university press at RIT, where she published several books on the Collection's unique holdings, and continued to provide supplementary patron services support. Her previous experience in archival collections management includes a position as photography collection curatorial assistant from 1997 to 1999 at George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York.

Kari Horowicz
Fine Arts and Photography Librarian

Kari Horowicz has been the RIT Fine Arts and Photography Librarian and manager of the Special Collections since January 1997. She holds a Masters of Library Service from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from University of Rochester. She is the curator of the RIT Graphic Design Archive, which documents and preserves the work of significant American graphic designers active from the 1920s to the 1950s, along with selected contemporary designers working in the modernist tradition.