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.

Winter Session

January 4-22, 2021

Spring Session

February 01, 2021

Featured News and Events:

an exploration of intertextuality and identity by womxn and queer artists
Online Exhibition & Virtual Event Series
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.
Gerald Mead (MFA 2008) was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Niagara University. The degree was conferred during the University's virtual Commencement ceremony on July 26.
Applications are open now until January 29, 2021 Apply online through your buffalo.academicworks.com account

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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