The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo is dedicated to developing creative and academic skills in studio art, post-studio art, graphic design, aesthetics, critical theory, and art history. Since its founding, our department has been committed to shepherding innovative approaches and new practices. We empower our students to represent their unique visions within a contemporary cultural environment.

Office, Lab and Studio Hours and Access

The Department of Art’s main office will be open by appointment during our operational hours for the Fall semester while on-site instruction takes place (through Wednesday November, 25th). Labs and Studios can be accessed by making arrangements with our instructional staff.

Spring Session

February 01, 2021

Featured News and Events:

AN EXHIBIT BY BRANDON GIESSMAN at CEPA Gallery Saturday, January 16, 2021 through Saturday, February 20, 2021
Proximal Spaces is an online exhibition that features 2021 UB MFA candidate Felipe Shibuya
Applications are open now until January 29, 2021 Apply online through your account
The UB virtual photo book club is the only book club where it doesn’t matter if you’ve read the book or not. Naomi Harris will lead conversations with well known photographers about the books they've published. Each week will feature a different artist.

Future Students

Printmaking student in the studio.

Our student body represents a diverse cross-section of the nation and the world. As a small art and design school situated within one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive research universities, students get the best of both worlds.

Department Events Calendar

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