Visual Arts Program

Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Alexandra P. Spaulding & Ani Hoover

Opening Reception and Artists' Talks

Opening Friday, January 17, 8 to 11 p.m.

Artists' talks Friday, January 17, 8 p.m.

In the majority of her work, Buffalo artist Alexandra P. Spaulding pursues the realization of ineffable and intangible moments. She has bluntly referred to this as an attempt to capture magic, primarily utilizing the modes of immersive installations that combine audio and visual elements. While the component elements of a given project may be complex, Spaulding's aesthetic is minimal in its hybridized realization of sound, light, and a specific architectural space. READ MORE …

For many years, Buffalo artist Ani Hoover has been utilizing a mode of formal repetition as the prodigious source material for her work. Much of this has featured a seemingly-endless iteration of circular forms in various permutations—from small works on paper to works on canvas to large-scale installation versions. Color and form have predominated the work, but incessant process has lain underneath it all as a prevalent language. READ MORE …

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Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from Nov. 10, 2017
through Dec. 22, 2017

Laylah Ali
Paintings and Drawings

Laylah Ali's work explores power dynamics and interpersonal conflict through compositions that position culturally, racially and sexually ambiguous figures in precarious, loaded, and unexpectedly humorous situations. Ali uses concise—even minimal—imagery that is specific in rendering and intent. While there are narratives in Ali's work, they are stories whose open spaces often give them the atmosphere of fables.