Kari Horowicz is responsible for instructing and assisting the RIT community in the use of the library collections and information discovery systems. She is also responsible for providing access to knowledge by developing and maintaining library information resources to support the RIT curriculum and student/faculty scholarship for College of Imaging Arts and Sciences.
Prior to coming to RIT, Horowicz was the Head Librarian, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY and the Architecture and Fine Arts Librarian, University of Florida, Gainesville. She has an MS in Library Service, Columbia University, and a BA in Art History, University of Rochester.
Horowicz is the Past President (2009) Art Libraries Society of North America/Western New York Chapter; Member, Board of the Friends of the Rochester Public Library (2006-2009). She has won the Dancy Duffus Outstanding Citizenship Award, RIT Staff Excellence Award, 2013; “Advisor of the Year” (Student Government Award); and Women’s Cross Country Running Club, RIT, 2001.
Outside of RIT, she enjoys quilting, gardening and hiking in local parks, and is also an avid advocate for literacy efforts around the Rochester area.