Deadline for Artist Residency Proposals extended to November 25, 2018

Upcoming Events

9/14/18
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.
11/16/18
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.
11/16/18
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.
11/7/18
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.”
1/23/19
During her Jan. 2019 CAI Residency, Bessie Award winning performer and choreographer, Kimberly Bartosik, will work with the students in UB's Zodiaque Dance Co. on a new piece of choreography. 
1/23/19
During her CAI Residency in Jan. 2019, Bessie Award-winning performer Kimberly Bartosik offered a free Community Engagement Practice at Torn Space Theater. 
1/23/19
Bessie Award-winning performer Kimberly Bartosik used her Jan. 2019 CAI residency to begin work on a new piece, I hunger, the second part of a two-phase work. Joining Bartosik in this process were dancers, Burr Johnson, Joanna Kotze, and Dylan Crossman.
1/23/19
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. They believe that even the most complex new music can be accessible and engaging when performed with energy, intensity, and wit. 
1/23/19
Drawn to the new, the audacious, and the complex, the Hayley-Laufer Duo challenges the boundaries of voice-and-piano composition by commissioning exciting young artists while cultivating a core repertoire of twentieth and twenty-first century masterworks. Their decade-long collaboration has brought them to the USA, Canada, Europe and South America, and traversed centuries of song repertoire with an emphasis on the electrifying music of today.
1/23/19
Drawn to the new, the audacious, and the complex, the Hayley-Laufer Duo challenges the boundaries of voice-and-piano composition by commissioning exciting young artists while cultivating a core repertoire of twentieth and twenty-first century masterworks. Their decade-long collaboration has brought them to the USA, Canada, Europe and South America, and traversed centuries of song repertoire with an emphasis on the electrifying music of today.

ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE

Artists-in-residence

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
email: CAI-UB@Buffalo.edu

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