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Derek Farkas: A Vacuous Veneer

Artist’s Statement By Derek Farkas As Voyager I passed the outer rim of our solar system, NASA compiled the pictorial mosaic that has come to be known as the “Family Portrait.” Antithetical to the primary mission objective, Carl Sagan reversed the Voyager cameras back toward the inner solar system. The resulting 60 images revealed six…

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Danni Jo Bechtold, <em>Landscape Girls</em> & <em>The Worst Words</em>

DANNI JO BECHTOLD: Artist Statement Landscape Girls Humans are made up of so much more that skin and bones. We are composed of memories, people we’ve spoken to, and Earth we’ve walked. This collection in a celebration of hometowns, starry nights, grassy gardens and all of the places that have shaped the person we are…

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Adriane Little, <em>Housekeeping</em> & <em>A Very Easy Death</em>

ADRIANE LITTLE: Artist Statement The conceptual frame of my work originates from the investigation of ritual and trauma through the presence and absence of the maternal body. This is then visualized through a series of mediated rituals. This occurs either within my artistic process itself or within the final work through symbols of recuperation and…

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Insoon Ha, <em>Face</em>

Insoon Ha, Face

January 16, 2014 | | By

INSOON HA: Artist Statement Insoon Ha’s exhibition, Face, was a performance based installation in which multiple large-scale digital self-portraits were mounted on the gallery floor. On the night of the opening, Ha conducted a performance during which she washed the accumulated visitors’ footprints off of the photographs and then used the dirty water to wash…

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Tatana Kellner, <em>(Un)natural Occurrences</em>

TATANA KELLNER: Artist Statement My work is rooted in social issues. Growing up in communist Czechoslovakia as the daughter of Holocaust survivors, I was told to toe the line in school while at home ‘do not trust them’ was the dictum. This conflicting advice provided a schizophrenic lens with which I see the world. I…

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Martin Kruck, <em>Habitorium</em>

Martin Kruck, Habitorium

January 16, 2014 | | By

MARTIN KRUCK: Artist Statement My photographic projects often involve multi-layered interpretations of place. This recent series entitled Habitorium makes a study of constructed habitats—those spaces designed to satisfy both the emotional and bodily needs of its occupant. Views of hotels, zoos, museums, parks, and other human and animal environments, are combined to create new scenes…

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Marshall Scheuttle, <em>Borderland</em>

The exhibition will be accompanied by full color catalogue with essays by Holly E. Hughes, Curator for the Collection at Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and poet Danniel Schoonebeek. The work showcased in the exhibition and catalogue was shot between 2009 and 2013 using a 8×10 view camera and archival pigment printed 55×67 inches. This exhibition and…

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The Art of Sport

The Art of Sport

January 16, 2014 | | By

Curated by Craig Smith, The Art Of Sport will feature a diversity of conceptual aesthetic modes that address the social engagement with a culture of competitive sports in the United States and abroad, with works by an international group of artists including: Covering a dynamic range of professional, amateur, and other activities almost unrecognized as…

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2014 Autism Services Student Art Exhibit

Please join us at Focus Gallery as we show the work of our amazing students from Autism Services, Inc. The event coincides with CEPA’s 2014 Members Exhibit opening on Saturday, February 8. AUTISM SERVICES: The Art of Photography CEPA works with Autism Services, Inc. to develop classes that empower people by tapping into their natural…

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2014 Architecture + Education Student Art Exhibit

The Architecture + Education program is a collaboration between Buffalo Architects, University at Buffalo School of Architecture & Planning students, and Buffalo Public School teachers. Working together, architect-teacher teams incorporated architecture into the curriculums at participating schools. The children’s work and process will be proudly exhibited throughout CEPA Gallery from January 8 through January 24,…

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