Contemporary Art Exhibits

Max Collins: Natural Processes

May 15, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Max Collins is a photographer and installation artist working in Western New York who specializes in creating ephemeral large-scale photomurals of portraits through a process known as ‘wheat-pasting’ where he glues simple office paper prints to all kinds of surfaces... Learn More »

Wilde at the Falls: Touring the Falls with Oscar Wilde

March 27, 2016 - July 10, 2016

In partnership with the “Wilde on the Borders” Conference, hosted by Niagara University, Wilde at the Falls: Touring the Falls with Oscar Wilde features historical Niagara Falls works on paper from the Castellani Art Museum (CAM) of Niagara University collection paired with... Learn More »

Buffalo Society of Artists 120th Catalogue Exhibition

March 20, 2016 - July 31, 2016

The Castellani Art Museum will host the Buffalo Society of Artists *120th Catalogue Exhibition.* The exhibition opens with a reception at the museum on the campus of Niagara University on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. with... Learn More »

Robert Harris: Painting in Progress

January 24, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Robert Harris is perhaps the most well-known unknown artist in the Western New York region. Through his online presence, the artist declares to be “everywhere and nowhere—a life in progress.” A complex artist with both a humble nature and a... Learn More »

Highlights: The Castellani Collection

October 17, 2015 - July 17, 2016

The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will host a public reception for *“Highlights: The Castellani Collection,”* from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 22, 2015. This museum-wide exhibition, which fills all of its eight galleries, celebrates the release... Learn More »

Patrick Foran: Defacement

May 10, 2015 - August 9, 2015

Patrick Foran’s work examines the ways in which masks, helmets and coverings obscure the face—providing anonymity and autonomy for the subject.   In this exhibiton, a small army of oversized, silent face-offs short-circuit the immediacy of identity.  Simultaneously, these veils obstruct... Learn More »

Artists View the Falls: 300 Years of Niagara Falls Imagery

February 22, 2015 - August 16, 2015

Imagine coming upon Niagara Falls for the very first time in 1678, as Father Louis Hennepin did. There were no paved paths or fences, bridges or observation towers to separate Hennepin from his experience of what he described as “a... Learn More »

Bring to Light

February 8, 2015 - April 26, 2015

 Featuring regional and international artists, Bring to Light utilizes a computer controlled lighting program that fluctuates between incandescent and ultra-violet light in 3-minute intervals.  The impact of this lighting informs the theme developed by exhibition co-curators Kurt Von Voetsch, Gallery Manager and... Learn More »

Gary Sczerbaniewicz: High Strangeness

January 25, 2015 - May 3, 2015

Buffalo artist Gary Sczerbaniewicz’s exhibition, High Strangeness features a series of seven small architectural vignettes housed within scorched periscope forms and a central terminal from which the periscopic vignettes emanate. The artist calls these studies ‘incursions’ as he views them... Learn More »

alexandra spaulding: the one that I’ve kept closest

September 14, 2014 - January 11, 2015

Born in Buffalo in 1979, alexandra spaulding received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from The Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 2002, her Master of Fine Arts (2005) and PhD. (2012) from The Glasgow... Learn More »