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 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. Please go to our Hours of Operation webpage to get all the details on hours and who to contact.

Featured News and Events:

Associate Professor, Reinhard Reitzenstein will be exhibiting some of his more recent works at the Olga Korper Gallery in Toronto.
A celebration of the resilience of artists, creativity, community, and our shared future. Featuring UB faculty members Becky Brown and Shasti O'Leary Soudant SEPTEMBER 11-20 BUFFALO, NY
2018 MFA graduate Kit MacNeil is the winner of the Awagami Paper Award and a semi-finalist in The Print Center's 94th Annual competition.
Congratulations to Department of Art Professor Paul Vanouse for winning a Golden Nica from Ars Electronica. This year's Prix Ars Electronica received a total of 3,256 entries from 82 countries.
Visiting Assistant Professor Beck Brown interviews Department Chair Joan Linder about her current solo exhibition Brood at Nina Freudenheim Gallery and other works.
UB professor and transdisciplinary artist Shasti O’Leary Soudant’s high-concept, large-scale exhibits are known for getting people talking. Her latest project, bound for two lakeside locations in Erie, Pennsylvania, is bound to get people listening, as well.
Hone your artistic skills by attending one of the very best art schools in the United States. Ranking in the Top 10 Art Schools and Top 50 Graphic Design Schools in the US, UB provides the education you are looking for today.

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.

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