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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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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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.
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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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The University at Buffalo has a tradition of nurturing pioneering spirits such as:
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Buffalo is blossoming and the energy is contagious. Once a hub for shipping across the Great Lakes, Buffalo is becoming a center for green energy, higher education, and culture. Historic spaces are being recycled, repurposed, and rennovated:
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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.