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“The Continuous Journey” by MFA Joseph Frank at Squeaky Wheel Tonight

May 19, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Opening Friday, May 19, 2017 Squeaky Wheel 6–9pm On View through June 2, 2017 Free and open to the general public This exhibition features an extensive series of paintings by MFA student Joseph Frank. The series tells the story of a person who struggles to make sense of the world around him, as he interacts Read More


“Somatic Color”: Solo Exhibition by MFA Student Kyla Kegler Opens Friday 5/12

May 11, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Somatic Color, by MFA student Kyla Avery Kegler, will be on view at Ró Gallery, 732 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, from May 12 to June 30, 2017.  There will be an opening reception on May 12th from 6-9PM.  All are welcome. In this series of paintings, Kegler investigates a sensual relationship to color and form. This Read More


Strange Agency, an MFA Thesis Exhibition by Van Tran Nguyen, Opens This Friday

April 26, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Van Tran Nguyen, Strange Agency, April 28-June 2, 2017 April 28 – June 2, 2017 Opening Reception, April 28th, from 5-8PM Buffalo Arts Studio Tri-Main Center 2495 Main Street, Suite 500 “No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. Rarely have so Read More


Friday Night – Mizin Shin’s MFA Thesis Exhibition at CEPA Gallery

April 20, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

How Things Are Made is an MFA thesis exhibition by printmaker and multi-disciplinary artist Mizin Shin. Created as a site-specific immersive print installation, featuring an interactive audio interface, Shin will wrap the third floor passageway of CEPA Gallery in a custom hand-printed wallpaper. An opening reception with the artist will take place on Friday, April 21, 2017 Read More


Closing Reception for “The Continuous Journey,” MFA Thesis Exhibition by Joseph Frank

April 14, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

The Continuous Journey, an MFA thesis exhibition by Joseph Frank, will have a closing reception tonight from 8-10PM at Sugar City Gallery, 1239 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY. This exhibition features an extensive series of paintings made by Frank, which tell the story of a person who is born into a life that he does not choose. As he Read More


Tonight – Reception for “Lipstick & Landscapes,” A Project Space Exhibition by Akasya Crosier

April 5, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Lipstick and Landscapes is a mixed media show featuring work by Akasya Crosier, a senior at UB studying Studio Art and Communication. Her artwork explores themes of travel, idealized spaces, and personal identity. Stop by after classes to enjoy some bright colors, food, and friendly people.  The opening reception is on Wednesday, April 5th from 6-9 Read More


JAVIER SANCHEZ: MASO, MFA Thesis Exhibition Opens Tonight at Big Orbit

April 1, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

MFA student Javier Sanchez‘s thesis exhibition, Maso, will open tonight, April 1st, from 8-11pm, at CEPA Gallery’s Big Orbit Project Space. For his exhibition, Sanchez has created a site specific video installation that reflects on notions of mythology and cultural identity. Born near Mexico City, Mexico, Javier Sanchez is a multidisciplinary artist who currently lives Read More


MFA Thesis “Disruptive Bodies” by Morgan Arnett Opens Tonight

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


Tonight – MFA Thesis Exhibition Sigils: Rhetoric by Erik Miller

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