2019-20 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 2019-20.

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:

9/25/19
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 2019-20.
5/29/19
Koichi Yamamoto is an artist who merges traditional and contemporary techniques so as to develop unique and innovative approaches to the language of printmaking.  (Read more...)
5/29/19
Urban Bush Women (UBW) seeks to bring the untold and under-told histories and stories of disenfranchised people to light through dance.  (Read more...)
10/11/19
Eniola Dawodu is a British-born Nigerian based between Dakar, Senegal and Brooklyn, NY. Working as a textile artist and costume designer, Dawodu is engaged in the cultural archiving of memories, methods, and magic concerning West African textiles and aesthetics of style and self-presentation.   (Read more...)
5/29/19
“Five Songs for Fillmore Avenue” is an interdisciplinary performance project specially conceived by Collins to take place in poetic conversation with the recent construction of Torn Space’s Light/Station on Buffalo’s East Side, a project designed by Christopher Romano, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo. (Read more...)
5/29/19
Founded in 1974, the Arditti Quartet is arguably the most acclaimed string quartet in new music. The group has received a myriad of accolades. (Read more...)
5/29/19
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...)