Visual Arts and New Media studio in the Rockefeller Arts Center Addition.

Visiting Artist Program Calendar of Events

Cathy & Jessie Marion Art Gallery
Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery

Spring 2019

JANUARY

January 24, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Welcome to Visiting Artist Program (VAP)

FEBRUARY

February 1, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, Artists as Innovators: Celebrating Three Decades of New York State Council on the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships

February 28, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Dread Scott, performance artist and activist
http://www.dreadscott.net/

MARCH

March 22, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, VANM Faculty Exhibition

March 28, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Lecture by Ed Luce, alumnus and creator of Indie comic Wuvable Oaf

APRIL

April 19, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, Senior Show I

April 25, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
Lecture by Jonathan Katz, UB art historian

MAY

May 3, Cathy & Jesse Marion Art Gallery, 7–9 pm
Exhibition Reception, Senior Show II

May 9, McEwen 209, 8:30-10 pm
VANM Student Awards Ceremony 

Visiting Artist Program

All Visual Arts majors participate in the Visiting Artist Program each semester, which provides an opportunity for exposure to a variety of art and design professionals from around the country. This program features a variety of thought-provoking speakers each year, plus opportunities to attend several gallery openings each semester. The speakers provide information about the many directions, options and possibilities inherent in art and design from professionals who are working regionally, nationally and internationally. 

Printable Current VAP Schedule & Syllabus

Past VAP Speakers have included:

Christo
Installation Artist

Anthony Bannon
George Eastman House

Keith Carter
Photographer

Josh Greene
Conceptual Artist

James Gurney
Illustrator 

Jess Hamlin - Historian
PBS Series, Art: 21

Robert Hirsch
Photographer, Author, Critic

Nina Hole
Sculptor

Keith Howard
Printmaker 

Eduardo Kac
Interactive Artist

Chaz Maviyane-Davies
Designer

Julian Montague
Designer

Arnold Newman
Photographer

Faith Ringgold
Painter

Tim Rollins + K.O.S.
Painters

Rocky Schenck
Photographer

Wendy Tilby and Amanda Forbis
Animators

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