August 1, 2014 by: Natalie Fleming
Cradle to Grave II: Re-Appropriation, Obsolescence, and the Arts
An exhibition sponsored by the University at Buffalo Department of Art
September 25th – October 18th, 2014
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 25th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Department of Art Lower Gallery, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo
Detail. Die Knowing Something by Michael Bosworth. Entry for last year’s Cradle to Grave: Re-Appropriation, Obsolescence, and the Arts, September 25th – October 19, 2013
Call for Entries:
The UB Department of Art challenges participants to use seemingly obsolete art and technology objects to create new works of art, to be displayed in an exhibition.
Rules of Entry:
Participants must choose one or more items from a collection of objects assembled by the Art Department staff. Each participant must create a work of art for the exhibition that incorporates at least one of these items. Some examples of items available include: computers, keyboards, 35 mm slides, USB and power cords, televisions, VHS tapes, projectors, video camcorders (For a complete list, contact exhibition coordinators)
We encourage participants to develop work using novel or unconventional approaches to art. 2D or 3D, and multimedia work will be accepted.
Eligibility: Open to all
August 25 – August 29, 2014: Participants examine and choose objects from those made available in the Lower Gallery (B45), Center for the Arts, between 12:00 – 4:00 PM or by appointment with exhibition coordinators. Limit of two items per participant.
September 17, 18 & 22, 2014: The Lower Gallery (B45) will be open to accept completed work between 12:00 – 4:00 PM or by appointment with exhibition coordinators. Work will not be accepted if submitted later than 4:00 PM on September 22nd.
September 25, 2014: Exhibition opens with reception from 5:00-7:00 PM
October 18, 2014: Exhibition Closes
October 20 – 21, 2014: Pick up exhibited work in Lower Gallery (B45) between 12:00 – 4:00 PM or by appointment with exhibition coordinators.
For more information: art.buffalo.edu/cradle2grave
Please Direct Inquiries to Exhibition Coordinators: