The Art and Design department offers robust programs in traditional art and design forms, while ushering in new media practices and ideas with a spirit of openness, growth, and responsiveness to the changing needs of our students. Through emphasizing knowledge of craft and materials, our students also engage inquiries in liberal arts, science, and technology.
Upton Hall Galleries
The Czurles-Nelson Gallery hosts larger exhibitions. The Margaret Eschner Bacon Student Gallery features student work.
Student Art Sale
The annual Art and Design Department event features a wide range of handcrafted items for sale at reasonable prices just in time for the holidays.
Location: Burchfield Penney Art Center
The Robert Wilson Painting Collection
The collection consists of 36 landscapes and abstract works, donated to Buffalo State by his widow, Marilyn Wilson. As a gift to the College, The Robert and Marilyn Wilson Advanced Painting Studio in Upton Hall was established in 2013.