News: Graduate Work
March 31, 2017 by: Natalie Fleming
Disruptive Bodies is a multimedia exhibition by MFA student Morgan Arnett exploring the monstrous feminine, which draws inspiration from science fiction and horror films and investigates themes of feminism, cinema, and abjection. The opening reception will be at Main Street Gallery on March 31 from 6-9pm. The show will be up until April 5.
Tonight – Closing Reception for the Protestant Aesthetic, an MFA Thesis Exhibition by J. Eric Simpson
by: Natalie Fleming
A play on Max Weber’s the Protestant Ethic – the Protestant Aesthetic is an MFA thesis exhibition by student J. Eric Simpson. Exhibited within the medieval Christian architecture of Karpeles Manuscript Library, Simpson uses the the space to create site-specific installations exploring Protestantism’s present and historic involvement with the capitalist system. On the 500th anniversary of Protestant Christianity, this exhibition sheds light on the religion Read More
March 24, 2017 by: Natalie Fleming
Please join MFA student Erik Miller for the opening of his MFA thesis exhibition, Sigils: Rhetoric at 515 Main Street Gallery at 6PM tonight, March 24th. Sigils:Rhetoric is an exploration and explication of rhetoric and control as presented by the church and state in relation to deviants and witches, along with the countermovements it spawned. Read More
March 13, 2017 by: Natalie Fleming
MFA student Mizin Shin will give a demonstration at the 2017 Southern Graphics Council International Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 15th – March 18th, 2017. This demonstration primarily shows a non-toxic intaglio technique. By employing acrylic plates (or “plexiglass”) as a matrix, we can utilize a material that is not only easily accessible but also inexpensive. Read More
March 6, 2017 by: Natalie Fleming
This Friday, March 10th from 6-9PM, join Rachel Shelton for the opening of her MFA thesis show, Ataraxy at Benjaman Gallery. A portion of the proceeds from this exhibition will be donated to Planned Parenthood of Central and WNY. Ataraxy is a body of printed works that presents the ingestion and digestion of the philosophies Read More
January 30, 2017 by: Natalie Fleming
Please join the Department of Art MFA Class of 2018 for the opening of their exhibition on February 9, 2017. Artists include: Lindsey Baeder Bernard Aaron Dolecki Julio Enrique Flores Aleah Ford Pam Glick Gabrielle Heard Andie Jairam Kyla Kegler Kate MacNeil Sepideh Pourhang Law Eh Soe The exhibition will be on view from February Read More
January 10, 2017 by: Jeff Sherven
International Print Center New York showcases the work of UB MFA Graduate Student Mijin Shin. Get the Idols and Impossible Structures: New Prints 2017/Winter press release.
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
November 29, 2016 by: Natalie Fleming
Open call for work in an exhibition curated by Visual Studies PhD Student Conor Moynihan in the Department of Art Gallery in Spring 2017. Ill at Ease: Dis-ease in Art is an exhibition centered around the topic of illness—biological, physical, mental, societal, environmental—and, paradoxically, health. Bound up in an often tense position within American culture, illness and health structure the ways we interact Read More
November 16, 2016 by: Natalie Fleming
This week in The Project Space: MFA student Javier Sanchez‘s video installation Anul. His work will be on view from November 14 through November 26.