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Visiting Assistant Professor in Graphic Design Opening

March 21, 2018  by: Mark Snyder

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Graphic Design The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Graphic Design. The department offers a BA and BFA in Graphic Design at SUNY’s flagship research university located in Read More

2018 ARTBus to NYC – Filled!

February 2, 2018  by: Dom

Please note that as of March 13, 2018, the ArtBus is filled. If you register you will be placed on a waiting list. If seats become available we will notify you. ART Students: Register today and reserve your seat on the ARTBus trip to NYC. Spend a day visiting some of the worlds greatest museums. Read More

Accepting applications for MFA in Studio Art!

January 18, 2018  by: Mark Snyder

Patrick Foran

UB’s Department of Art is accepting applications for the MFA program in Studio Art.    It’s not too late you can still apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the program is full. To apply follow this link:

Gary Nickard’s Band The Vores is featured in a Museum Of Modern Art video!

December 18, 2017  by: Mark Snyder

Vores MOMA

Clinical Associate Professor at UB Gary Nickard and his band the Vores are featured in a Museum Of Modern Art video on Club 57 in NYC. At 1:20 of this MOMA video, Marlene Weisman holds up a Vores poster as an example. NICE!

Print Media @ Last Minute Panic Buying This Weekend

December 14, 2017  by: Jeff Sherven

UB’s Print Media Program and the 10th Annual Last Minute Panic Holiday Marketplace Come see and purchase prints from students and alums. Friday, December 15th / 4-8pm & Saturday, December 16th / 11-5pm 468 Washington Street, downtown Buffalo • FREE & open to the public

FUTURE: the 2018 Western NY High School Art Exhibition

November 22, 2017  by: Mark Snyder


The Department of Art is hosting its yearly regional exhibit of WNY High School students’ work, chosen by area high school Art Teachers. image from 2017 exhibition This year’s exhibit entitled FUTURE: Western New York High School Exhibition; is scheduled February 12 – March 16, 2018 -the reception is Thursday, March 15th, 5-7pm. The number Read More

Spring 2018 Courses You Should Really Consider

  by: Mark Snyder

Make this coming Spring semester a fun time with these exciting courses added to your mix. Creative, intellectual, inspiring, experiences that will last a lifetime and expand your horizons! Sign up now before they all fill up. UNDERGRADUATE ART HISTORY AHI 150                     Avant Gardes                                  Read More

Power Animal: The Relief Prints of Brian Hensen at WNYBAC

November 1, 2017  by: Jeff Sherven

Power Animal is an exhibition of relief prints by UB Department of Art Alum Brian Hensen. Its Opening Reception is Friday, November 10, 2017, 6-9pm at the Western New York Book Arts Center 468 Washington St. in Buffalo. The event is free and open to the public. Hensen will lead an artist’s talk and workshop on Saturday, December 2nd from Read More

November 16 and 17, 2017: Microbial Aesthetics: Science, Philosophy, Ethics and Art Meet the Microbes.

October 31, 2017  by: Mark Snyder

Join the Department of Art’s Paul Vanouse and the Coalesce Center for Biological Art as they present: Microbial Aesthetics: Science, Philosophy, Ethics and Art Meet the Microbes. November 16 and 17, 2017 University at Buffalo & Hallwalls Art Center A two-day symposium to propose and discuss methods and aesthetics of engagement with microbial life from multidisciplinary Read More

Deadline Dec 8, 2017 for the 2018 Rumsey Scholarship Application: UB Sophomores and Juniors

October 25, 2017  by: Mark Snyder

Rumsey Travel Image

Attn. UB Department of Art and Art History Sophomores and Juniors: Looking for an opportunity to develop your scholarship and artistic practice this summer? The UB Department of Art’s Rumsey Scholarship provides funding for summer travel to one or two talented students entering their sophomore or junior year in this annual competition. APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE or in CFA Read More

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