2018-19 Artists-in-Residence

2018-19 Artists-in-Residence

Bringing Amazing Art to Buffalo

The University at Buffalo’s Creative Arts Initiative (CAI) is excited to announce the outstanding slate of artists who will be undertaking residencies at UB in 2018-19.

Artist residencies, done in cooperation with UB departments and the Buffalo arts community, are part of CAI’s effort to enhance the standing of UB and Buffalo in the world of creative arts and to increase opportunities for UB students and Buffalo residents to interact great artists from around the country and the world who are creating new work that enriches our community.

CAI received many excellent proposals for artist residencies for 2018-19 from artists practicing a wide variety of disciplines located across the country and around the world. We are very pleased to announce the following artist residencies:

6/5/18
The University at Buffalo’s Creative Arts Initiative (CAI) is excited to announce the outstanding slate of artists who will be undertaking residencies at UB in 2018-19.
6/22/18
600 Highwaymen is the moniker for artistic duo Abigail Browde and Michael Silverstone. Since 2009 they have devised seven original works, presenting nationally and internationally at venues such as the Under the Radar Festival In New York City and Centre Pompidou and Parc de la Villette in Paris. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Sam Van Aken is an award-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University professor of sculpture who has developed a project called Tree of 40 Fruit Project in which the artist hand-grafts trees that bear over 40 different kinds of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries and almonds. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Kruck will photograph, sketch, and ultimately produce a series of relief prints (woodcut prints) of the Niagara Power Authority Intake Gate structures by the “Niagara Scenic Parkway” in Niagara Falls, NY, and the surrounding Niagara river area in Buffalo. (Read more...)
6/22/18
For their CAI residency, Duo Axis will curate and present of a concert experience that examines the nature of duo playing itself. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Rapid expansion and abandonment as a result of industry boom and bust cycles is a recurrent phenomenon in American history, one that has forged our national character and defined our migrations. Lyman has always been interested in these places - in the hard labor, raucous living, personal sacrifice, loneliness, enormous optimism and great risk that quickly fills them up, and then of course, how the din of voices quiets down, leaving echoes and remnants in its wake. (Read more...)
6/22/18
The Hayley-Laufer Duo champions adventurous voice-and-piano repertoire of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and seeks to expand the boundaries of voice-and-piano composition by commissioning works from innovative composers. Their mission is to continue the grand Lied duo tradition by presenting audiences with the most audacious and exciting vocal music of today. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Helen Simoneau Danse will come to UB for a 3-week residency in order to create a new dance work while integrating the University of Buffalo students in all stages of the process as well as offering the larger dance community an inside view to their creation and methodologies. (Read more...)
6/22/18
Nick Cave wants to “introduce Buffalo to Buffalo” and get people who don’t know each other to talk and make art together: to sit – or dance – side by side and create. (Read more...)
7/16/18
Bartosik’s CAI residency will center around the development of a long-term choreographic project, "I hunger for you (1-2)"(working title), a two-phase, dual-venue work which marks the culmination of Bartosik's extensive examination into deeply internalized forces of faith, violence, life force, and compassion pulse through bodies that exist in a mesmerizing, starkly beautiful, often dangerous world. (Read more...)