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.

Featured News and Events:

Matt Kenyon and his work will be featured on TED's Countdown. It launches on 10.10.2020 at 11:00am ET. Watch live on TED’s YouTube channel.
Among this year's NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows is Carlos Llobet-Montealegre, a UB alumnus who was recognized in the Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts discipline.
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.

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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