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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


Rumsey Travel Scholarship Competition & Exhibition 3/30 – 5/6

March 22, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

The University at Buffalo Art Galleries and Department of Art present the 2017 Rumsey Travel Scholarship Competition & Exhibition, showcasing the work of sophomore and junior students from the Department of Art as they compete for the annual Rumsey Scholarship. March 30 – May 6, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 30th, 5:00–7:00PM UB Art Galleries, 2nd Floor Center Read More


MFA Student Mizin Shin to Give “Non-Toxic Intaglio” Demo at SGCI Atalanta 2017

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


Workshop with Shantell Martin on Monday March 13

March 10, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Workshop with Shantell Martin Monday March 13 10:00 am – 12:00pm Project Space: Room 155 CFA This is not a drawing workshop, but a workshop that allows you draw. Let go of all your preconceptions about what drawing is and show off your artistic, collaborative side! Led by Shantell Martin, this workshop will include a Read More


This Friday 3/10 MFA Thesis Show “Ataraxy” by Rachel Shelton

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


Alum Gerald Mead in Solo Exhibition at Studio Hart 3/3

March 2, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

An exhibition of small scale assemblages by alumnus Gerald Mead (MFA 2008) titled Mining the Archive: New Works by Gerald Mead will open at Studio Hart (65 Allen St. Buffalo, NY) on Friday, March 3, 6-9 pm. The exhibition will remain on view through March 25.


2017 High School Art and Media Study Day | Friday, March 17

March 1, 2017  by: Dom

The Departments of Art and Media Study invite high school students and teachers to this year’s Art and Media Studies Day on Friday, March 17, 2017.  This annual event offers workshops and portfolio reviews with UB faculty and staff. > 2017 Art and Media Studies Day Brochure (Complete 20MB PDF) | Front (204kb JPG) | Back (245 kb JPG) Schedule of Events: ARRIVAL & BREAKFAST Read More


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