Deadline for Artist Residency Proposals extended to November 25, 2018

Upcoming Events

Manmade Earth is at the intersection of performance and installation. A guided performance that is created by the attending audience, this piece continues 600 Highwaymen’s singular trajectory of making work both for and by community. The audience that comes together for the performance are the authors of the work.
We are pleased to invite you to join Duo Axis for an presentation about their work at 1:30 pm in Baird 227 before Monday evening's concert, WOVEN. They will speak on their exploration of duo playing, adopting various identities and tasks as performers, occupying shared mental and physical space, and fostering a reciprocally beneficial spirit of innovation.
We are pleased to invite you to join Duo Axis on Monday, November 19 in Baird Hall at 7:30 pm for the culminating event of thier Creative Arts Initiative Residency: Woven, a recital of new and recent works featuring music by David Felder, Victoria Cheah, Katherine Balch and Tonia Ko, and world premieres by Anthony Vine and Zach Sheets. An ebb and flow of breath unites the six works in a gentle unfolding, woven together into an-evening length recital that is framed by lighting and motion through space.
Sam Van Aken is an award-winning contemporary artist, professor of sculpture at Syracuse University and creator of the “Tree of 40 Fruit Project,” which has been described as “part Dr. Seuss, part Frankenstein, and just about everything fantastic.”
A ward-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken grew up on a family farm in Reading, PA, but he spent his college years and much of his early career focused on art rather than agriculture.



The CAI accepts proposals for residencies for sessions from as short as a few days up to four months. All fields of creative art are eligible to participate. Both emerging artists and established artists are invited to participate. Companies and collaborating artists may apply.

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Arts One

ArtsOne students with Director Saul Elkin following a performance of After the Revolution

Arts One is a unique academic experience, designed to introduce students to a wide range of artistic performance and creative activity and to connect them to the artistic resources in the Buffalo community. Over the course of a semester, students will attend a variety of artistic exhibitions and performances both on campus in in Buffalo.

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Creative Arts Initiative
610 Samuel Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260-7015

Phone: (716) 645-6073

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