Newcomers: Transitions to New Lives

Untitled, 2012. Photo by Lukia Costello.

Exhibit:  July 14, 2013 – December 8, 2013
Reception:  July 28, 2013 — 2:00pm - 4:00pm


Newcomers showcases the faces of Buffalo's newest residents, many arriving from countries like Burma, Somalia, and Bhutan. Taken by photographer and ESL (English as Second Language) teacher Lukia Costello, this series of portraits reveals lives in transition and illustrates the resilience of people creating new homes.

This project is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.