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Apply Today: Clinical Assistant Professors in Graphic Design, Art History, Visual Studies

May 22, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo

The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in Graphic Design and a Clinical Assistant Professor in Art History and/or Visual Studies. Candidates for Graphic Design should be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary art and design environment. The candidate’s pedagogical focus will Read More


Reception for PLATFORM: a Socially Engaged Design Studio, on Tuesday, 5/16

May 8, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Please join us for a public student presentation and opening reception of graphic design projects by students in the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo. This will be the launch of PLATFORM: a socially engaged design studio in the UB Department of Art​. Tuesday, May 16th 5:00 – 7:00 pm Partnership for the Read More


UB Graphic Design Students Win BrandHack 2017

February 16, 2017  by: Dom

First Place winning team, from left to right: Luminous Media Art Director John English and UB Students Mitchell Krumm, Rachel Coan, Casey Ridings, Nick Jensen, and Brieanna Bourdage.

January 28, 2017: The UB Department of Art hosted this year’s annual BrandHack event. In its 10th year, this fun, fast-paced competition partners professional Art Directors with student graphic designers to create a new brand identity system for a local non-profit in under four hours! This year’s client was Danceability, a local non-profit dance studio that Read More


Position Available: Graphic Design Instructor, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017

July 14, 2016  by: Dom

The Department of Art at University at Buffalo (North Campus) is in need of instructors for fall and spring semesters to teach courses in our Graphic Design concentration area. Courses include: typography (beginner and advanced), publication design, interactive design (using Processing), design for mobile platforms and graphic design history. Our courses this fall are only Read More


Friday Night (3/25) UB ‘Design and Entrepreneurship’ Students at Buffalo Arts Studio

March 23, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Please join Professor Stephanie Rothenberg and students from the ‘Design and Entrepreneurship’ graphic design course for M&T 4th Fridays at the Tri-Main Center.  Students will present “Off the Beaten Path: Designing the Un-tourist Experience in Buffalo”. As Buffalo experiences a “renaissance,” more and more people are relocating to the city as well as making it a Read More


Huffington Post Profiles UB Department of Art Professor John Jennings

January 4, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Portrait of Professor John Jennings

As a diversity of voices sounds anew to effect change — and as movements coalesce around related causes — it’s worth remembering one essential from the realm of artistic commentary: Black cartoonists need to be a prominent part of our ongoing national conversation, says Michael Cavna of The Washington Post. There is one artistic voice that stands Read More


Call for Artists – Humans for a Sustainable Future Magazine

December 9, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Jenna Bower, a senior in the Graphic Design program, is creating a sustainability magazine for her senior thesis project and would love for you to be a part of it. Looking for people in the following fields: Fine Art Photographers, Photojournalists, Illustrators, Cartoonists, Videographers, Digital Media Artists, Writers & Bloggers The magazine will consist of short articles on Read More


In the Project Space: Alt Text by Amanda Killian

September 3, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Alt Texts, an exhibition by UB art history and graphic design senior Amanda Killian, is on view from September 1- September 18 in the Project Space, CFA 155.  Alt Texts is an investigation of markmaking, repetition, and asemic writing. It reflects on the nature of images mediated by text in the digital age and beyond.


The Week in the Project Space: 51515, A Collaborative Honors Thesis Art Exhibition

May 14, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Please join UB graphic design students Brooke LeBeau and Samantha Romand tomorrow for a reception for their collaborative honors thesis art exhibition 51515. Friday, May 15th, 2015 2pm-4:30pm The Project Space  155 Center for the Arts


Graphic Design Students in 11th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence

May 11, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Department of Art Graphic Design students Brooke LeBeau and Samantha Romand were featured in University at Buffalo’s 11th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.  Their project, entitled The Effects of Graphic Design on Socioeconomic Status, focused on the ways preconceived socioeconomic status affects buying trends as well as how design influences purchasing habits within classes.  LeBeau and Read More