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UB @ WNYBAC BookFest & Wayzgoose

July 3, 2017  by: Jeff Sherven

WNYBAC’s 6th BookFest is this Saturday, July 8th, N00n to 5 pm. It UB’s Print Media Program will be “Steam Roller” printing & have a vendor table of print wares for sale. Amanda Maciuba, Brian Hensen, Mijin Shin and Jeff Sherven will be printing.  Jenna Curran will be assisting event activities. Rachel Shelton will be Read More


MFA Alum Joshua Unikel at ACAF Residency in Shanghai

June 12, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

MFA Alumnus Joshua Unikel will be in Shanghai for a residency through the ACAF China Fellowship Program.  During this residency, Unikel will work on a new body of work, titled Suspicious Registration, which uses graphic design as visual essay to explore sociocultural as well as print media issues related to access, cross-cultural miscommunication, and the politics Read More


MFA Alum Bethany Moody Wins 2017 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

June 7, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Recent MFA graduate Bethany Moody received this year’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award from the International Sculpture Center. Bethany will be recognized in the 2017 October issue of Sculpture magazine, as well as on the www.sculpture.org website. 354 students, from over 137 colleges and universities world-wide, were nominated to received this award. The jury, which included Edith Newhall, art critic Read More


Alum Gerald Mead in Solo Exhibition at Studio Hart 3/3

March 2, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

An exhibition of small scale assemblages by alumnus Gerald Mead (MFA 2008) titled Mining the Archive: New Works by Gerald Mead will open at Studio Hart (65 Allen St. Buffalo, NY) on Friday, March 3, 6-9 pm. The exhibition will remain on view through March 25.


February 16th UB Department of Art Alumni Reception at the College Art Association Annual Conference

January 31, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

The UB Department of Art is hosting an alumni reception at the College Art Association Annual Conference in New York City on Thursday, Feb. 16. Join Joan Linder, chair of the UB Department of Art, at the reception to reconnect with art alumni, faculty and students. All those attending the conference, or who are in Read More


Opening 2/2/17 – Thereafter: Selections from the 2015-16 Department of Art Senior Thesis Exhibition

January 23, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Thereafter is a group exhibition showcasing new works by select alumni from the UB Department of Art Class of 2016.  Artists include Michael Beyser, Kimberly Horton, Zachary Paolini, and Rebecca Wing. This exhibition is curated by Rachel Shelton, MFA Student and Curatorial Graduate Assistant in the Department of Art. On View: February 2 – March 4, 2017 Reception: February 2,  5-7 Read More


UB Department of Art MFA Students & Alum in Amid/In WNY Epilogue, Friday 1/13

January 5, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Opening at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center on Friday, January 13, 2017, from 8PM to 11PM: Amid/In WNY Epilogue, featuring MFA students Mizin Shin and J. Eric Simpson, and UB MFA Alum Patrick Foran, along with artists Bruce Adams, Dennis Bertram, Brita d’Agostino, Andy Krzystek, Rosemary Lyons, Alicia Malik, and Patrick Willett. This exhibition will be Read More


This Thursday at BT&C Gallery: “Fresh” Featuring UB Department of Art MFA Students & Alum

January 3, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

This Thursday, January 5th, from 6-9pm, join BT&C Gallery for the opening reception of FRESH: series 2 INTERSECTION, the second in a continuing series of group shows featuring a diverse array of young artists living and working in Buffalo, NY. INTERSECTION will run through January 28th. Gallery hours are Fridays 12-7pm and select Saturdays 12-4pm during exhibitions, Read More


Alum Stacey Robinson in El Museo Solo Exhibition 12/2, Artist Talk at UB 12/5

December 2, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

UB Department of Art MFA Alum Stacey Robinson will open a solo exhibition, Branding the Afrofuture, at El Museo on Friday, December 2nd, from 7-9PM.  At 6:30 PM on Monday, December 5th, Robinson will return to the UB Center for the Arts as the final speaker in the 2016 Department of Art Speaker Series. Through Branding Read More


MFA Alum Gary Sczerbaniewicz Accepted in Yaddo Residency

November 17, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Congratulations to MFA Alum Gary Sczerbaniewicz, who has been accepted to the Yaddo residency. Yaddo is a retreat for artists located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment. Yaddo offers residencies to professional Read More