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Tonight – Closing Reception for the Protestant Aesthetic, an MFA Thesis Exhibition by J. Eric Simpson

March 31, 2017  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


This Week in the Project Space: “Body – Object” Works by Three MFA Students in the Department of Art

February 16, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

This week in The Project Space: Body – Object, select works by MFA students Natalie DiIenno, Bethany Moody, & James Eric Simpson.  Their work will be on view until Saturday, February 18th.


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


The Measure of All Things Exhibition: Rethinking Humanism through Art, 10/13 – 12/10

October 10, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Please join us for the opening of The Measure of All Things: Rethinking Humanism through Art on Thursday, October 13th from 5-7.  The exhibition features sixteen artists whose work calls on us to rethink our reliance on the philosophy of humanism, including three MFA students in the Department of Art, Rachel Shelton, James Eric Simpson, and Read More


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