CAI was created to bring great artists to UB and Buffalo. Here are a few reasons why artists will find Buffalo a great place to create:

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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 2017-18.
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Architecture is Art!  Fredrick Law Olmsted described Buffalo as “the best planned city in America”. Buffalo is a showcase for generations of the world’s best architects:
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Buffalo’s snowy winters provide a unique artistic medium. On the shore of Lake Erie, above Niagara Falls, it would be hard to find a more beautiful place to stoke your creative fires. Discover why Buffalo is called the “City of Good Neighbors”.
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Buffalo has long inspired great artists like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Mark Twain, both of whom called Buffalo home. Our literary legacy continues to thrive, through one of the nation’s top literary presenters, the Just Buffalo Literary Center:
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The University at Buffalo has a tradition of nurturing pioneering spirits such as:
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Arts One is a unique course offering UB students the chance to experience the wide range of art available in Buffalo by attending something new each week:
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Buffalo’s arts community has deep roots, wide impact, and a unique regional sense of identity. The Creative Arts Initiative shares leadership and encourages partnership and collaboration with Buffalo’s leading artistic and cultural institutions.
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CAI is very pleased to have received many excellent proposals for artist residencies for the next academic year. We received proposals from artists from a wide variety of disciplines, from across the country and around the world. These proposals are currently under review. We will be annoucing our Artists-in-Residence for next year in early 2018.