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The Vast Universe Between the Artist’s Eye and the Artist’s Hand: Transformational Imagemaking

Like one of those long forgotten masterpieces discovered in the attic of an old home, exhibitions of this magnitude are rare in Buffalo. CEPA is incredibly pleased to have the opportunity to exhibit such an extraordinary group of works by an equally extraordinary group of artists. Robert Hirsch’s dogged, almost obsessive approach to curatorial practice…

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What’s in My Backyard

LDA of WNY Youth Program and CEPA Gallery present What’s in My Backyard? A photographic exploration of Silo City. The Learning Disabilities Association of WNY Youth Program and CEPA Gallery teamed up for a photographic exploration of Silo City. Six young photographers will have their photos on display at the Memories and More Building at…

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Call for Submissions: 2014 Oseroff Memorial Purchase Prize

CEPA Gallery is proud to be administering the 2nd annual purchase prize on behalf of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The Oseroff Memorial Purchase Prize is named in memory of Dr. Allan R. Oseroff, Chief of Dermatology from 1989 until his death in 2008. Dr. Oseroff, a world-renowned expert in photodynamic therapy, had a life-long interest…

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Lee Walton & CEPA’s ‘Art of Sport’ Exhibition featured in ARTnews

Few would argue that sports conjure images of disheveled artists quietly excogitating over a package of nachos and a cup of ice cold beer. Then again, sports are no stranger to some of the most important artists of the last century. From Hemmingway’s romantic vision of bullfighting, to Collier Schorrs moody and pensive portraits of…

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CSAT Senior Photography Exhibit

Opening in the FLUX Gallery on Thursday May 1, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00. Students in my Advanced Digital Photography class have accomplished so much this past year. One of our favorite moments was our field trip to CEPA when we had the opportunity to work in the darkroom and with the strobe lights.

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12th Biennial Art Auction

On Saturday, April 26, CEPA presented its 12th Biennial Art Auction. Coinciding with CEPA’s 40th Anniversary, the event featured artworks from 89 artists associated with CEPA and Big Orbit that were auctioned off live by Christopher Mahoney, Senior VP, Head of Photographs, Sotheby’s.

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Death Drives a Dragster: New Work by Mark Snyder

Opening Reception: April 25th, 8-11pm @ Big Orbit Gallery, 30D Essex St., Buffalo, NY 14213 Death Drives a Dragster At 15, I got my first job, at 16, I got my license, at 17, I bought my first car… it was a dragster… The car was a 1965 Plymouth Satellite, American Muscle, with a 383-Commando…

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Rogovin Circle VIP Auction Preview Reception @ Big Orbit

Big Orbit Gallery, CEPA’s new project space was the host for our 2014 Biennial Art Auction ROGOVIN CIRCLE preview. Milton Rogovin’s Miniatures, along with select works from CEPA’s 12th Biennial Art Auction were on display during this very elegant and entertaining event. Thanks to the Left Bank and Delish for catering the reception and to…

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Cloud Cafe at Big Orbit

CEPA Gallery is proud to present Cloud Café, an interactive installation by University of Buffalo MFA candidate Bobby Gryzynger. The exhibition opened Saturday, March 22 at CEPA’s Big Orbit Project Space, 30D Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. Due to the very unique nature of this exhibition there will be limited viewing hours of Wednesday through…

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CEPA’s 12th Biennial Art Auction

CEPA Gallery is delighted to announce its 12th Biennial Art Auction on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Market Arcade Building in downtown Buffalo’s Theatre District. Garnering significant recognition over the past 20 years, CEPA’s biennial auction is the only professional art auction in Western New York and one of Buffalo’s most glamorous and festive…

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