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Prof. John Jennings in NBC News: Afrofuturism and the Power of Black Imagination…Can You Dig It?

December 7, 2015  by: Dom

Professor John Jennings is co-curator of a new exhibit at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem titled UnveilingVisions: The Alchemy of the Black Imagination which “confirms that Afrofuturism is part and parcel of the zeitgeist by adding current trends concerning human and technological obsolescence, time, futurity, and economic and ecological forecasting in Read More


26th Annual Day With(out) Art on World AIDS Day Panel Discussion and Video Screening

November 17, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Shan Kelley, “With Curators Like These, Who Needs A Cure,” 2015. oil paint, semen, resin on wood, 5×7 in. Newly produced video RADIANT PRESENCE to screen at UB followed by a panel discussion on HIV/AIDS Event recognizes 26th Annual Day With(out) Art on World AIDS Day 2015 In recognition of the 26th annual Day With(out) Read More


Exhibition Opening – Working Title: Artists on the Edge of Lake Erie

October 30, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Exhibition Dates: November 12 – December 12, 2015 Reception: Thursday, November 12, 5-7PM Department of Art Gallery Working Title: Artists on the Edge of Lake Erie is an exhibition that explores the practice and process of artists working in postindustrial cities along the edge of Lake Erie. Shying from the ‘rust belt’ moniker, the exhibit makes Read More


Join Us for Three Exhibition Receptions in the Center for the Arts on Thursday, September 24th

September 22, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

  Please join us in the Center for the Arts on Thursday, September 24th, from 5-7 pm for the receptions of three new exhibitions, Say Hello to Our New MFAs in the Department of Art Lower Gallery, A Prospective Glance: Selections from the Department of Art Senior Thesis 2015 in the Department of Art Second Read More


Prof. Millie Chen in UB Sustainability News

January 23, 2015  by: Dom

Prof. Millie Chen on Gulangyu

Professor Millie Chen was interviewed by UB Sustainability regarding her practice and thoughts on sustainability: I address sustainability issues in all art courses that I teach. One of my courses, Installation: Urban Space, directly engages the city of Buffalo through researching specific urban locations toward the creation of site-specific installations. > Read more from UB Sustainability


Inquisitive Lens: Marion Faller

October 8, 2014  by: Dom

Marion Faller: Butter Lambs and Easter Eggs, Penney’s Dairy, Broadway Market, Buffalo, NY, Spring 1988

Burchfield Penney Art Center celebrates the work of late UB Professor of Photography Marion Faller On View Friday, October 10, 2014–Sunday, March 29, 2015 From: Burchfield Penney Art Center, October 8, 2015 Photographer and social documentarian Marion Faller (1941-2014) emerged from an academic tradition in photography. Her work began as formal black and white compositions of Read More


Cradle to Grave II- Exhibition opening September 25th 2014

September 10, 2014  by: Dom

  Cradle to Grave: Re-Appropriation, Obsolescence, and the Arts September 25th- October 18th, 2014 Opening reception Thursday September 25th 5:00 pm-7:00 pm Lower Gallery Center for the Arts University at Buffalo The Cradle to Grave exhibition challenges participants to use and incorporate seemingly outdated art and technology artifacts in innovative works of art. This year over forty artists, Read More


Prof. George Hughes @ LACMA – Fútbol: The Beautiful Game

February 3, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

Professor George Hughes‘ work now on view in LACMA‘s current exhibition, Fútbol: The Beautiful Game, which runs from February 2 until July 20, 2014.  Works of art from approximately thirty artists will be on display, brought together in order to examine football and its global significance. LACMA states that the theme of football allows their newest exhibition Read More


Tour, an audio-video installation by Prof. Millie Chen, on view at Albright-Knox

January 31, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

A new audio-video installation by Department of Art Professor Millie Chen, entitled Tour, will be on view at the Gallery for New Media in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery from January 30th until May 18, 2014. The Albright-Knox describes Tour as an installation that “contemplates arguably ‘healed’ genocide sites,” provoking questions for its viewers: How can we sustain Read More


Professor George Hughes in Solo Exhibition at Skoto Gallery, NYC

November 20, 2013  by: Natalie Fleming

George Hughes, Brown Rust, 2013, oil on canvas, 39.5 x 49.5 in Skoto Gallery will have an opening reception on Thursday, November 21st, from 6-8pm for its new exhibition Collisions, which displays recent paintings by George Hughes, a professor in the Department of Art. Professor Hughes gave an artist’s statement about his recent work in the gallery’s Read More


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