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Printmakers address globalization at UB Anderson Gallery

Three printmakers with area ties but interests extending from local to global are on exhibit at the UB Anderson Gallery. The three artists are: Kevin B. O’Callahan, who around the 1930s and 1940s specialized in prints and drawings of the Buffalo industrial scene, particularly the waterfront, grain elevators, shipping; Harold L. Cohen, retired head of the UB School of Architecture and Planning, a printmaker in a wide variety of media and styles; and Chunwoo Nam, who earned his MFA from UB, and whose work, which includes printmaking, performance art, video, and sculpture, explores the problematic matter of globalization.

Shambhala Arts Festival at C. J. Jung Center

The living tradition of Buddhism, passed from teacher to student, is a set of instructions and techniques for developing coping strategies to deal with the insanity and ignorance in ourselves and the world. Its wisdoms are particularly relevant today. Buddhist teachings proclaim the possibility of awakening wisdom and compassion in every human being through a practice of meditation that develops mindfulness and awareness clarifying the mind, opening the heart and cultivating practical methods to live with the realities of life.

Buffalo Society of Artists Annual Spring Exhibition at Big Orbit Gallery

Following last fall’s challenging hat trick of art installations at three separate venues, the Buffalo Society of Artists have opened their juried spring exhibition at Big Orbit Gallery showcasing works in a variety of styles and media contemporary to the present day.

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