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Request for Proposals – Transmaterial: Material Explorations in Art, Design and Architecture

February 26, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Transmateral

University at Buffalo Department of Art + Department of Architecture and Planning + UB Art Galleries invite artists to submit proposals for new works of art for

Transmaterial: Material explorations in Art, Design and Architecture

UB Anderson Gallery, April 25th – May 10th, 2015
Curated by Alicia Marván

This exhibition provides an opportunity for Western New York emerging and established artists, designers, and architects to create new work using innovative materials currently being made worldwide. The materials will be selected from the book series and online resource library:

Transmaterial
A catalog of materials that redefine our physical environment
By Blaine Brownell, Associate Professor and Director, Master of Architecture Program
University of Minnesota School of Architecture http://transmaterial.net

Local artists, designers and architects will be given the opportunity to access a sample library of such materials (partial selection), from which they will choose one material, and make a proposal for the creation of a new work. Selected exhibition participants will be granted a $200 stipend to purchase the materials directly from the manufacturer, for the making of the work.

Eligibility:  Open to graduate students and professional artists living or working in Western New York.
We invite works in all formats and scales. 

T I ME L I N E

MAR 3 – MAR 6 >    Materials Library Open House

YOU MUST VISIT DURING THESE TIMES, TO SELECT YOUR MATERIAL OF CHOICE
University at Buffalo, North Campus, Center for the Arts, Second Floor Gallery, Buffalo, NY
HOURS: Tuesday to Friday, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

MARCH 23 > Proposals due by 5pm
MARCH 25 > Curatorial results announced
APRIL 17 > Finished works due at UB Anderson Gallery
APRIL 18 – 24 > Gallery installation
APRIL 25 > Opening Reception at UB Anderson Gallery

For more information: Transmaterial Request for Proposals

UB DEPARTMENT OF ART
202 Center for the Arts, North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-6010
(716) 645-6878
(716) 645-6970 fax
art-info@buffalo.edu