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UB-Tsinghua Art Exchange Featured in UB Now

UB Now, the University at Buffalo’s daily online news source about the university community, recently featured a story about an academic and creative exchange between MFA students at UB and Tsinghua University. This biennial exchange is led by UB Professor of Art Millie Chen.

The students have been working on collaborative projects since May 2018, when six UB MFA students from the Department of Art traveled to Beijing for a two-week residency at Tsinghua University’s Academy of Arts & Design. At the beginning of fall semester, six Tsinghua students are in residence at UB to complete their projects and participate in an academic symposium and art exhibition.

Read the full article in UB Now.

The following events are free and open to the public.

Symposium: Antipodal Intent: Creative Strategies for Environmental Quandaries
Thursday, August 30, 2018, 5-7pm
Department of Art Lower Art Gallery
B45 Center for the Arts, North Campus
University at Buffalo
This event is part of the biennial UB-Tsinghua University art exchange in the Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo, Department of Painting, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, UB Office of International Education, and UB Art Galleries.
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September 6 – 22, 2018
Opening: Thursday, September 6, 5-7pm
University at Buffalo Art Gallery
Second Floor, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus
Part of the biennial UB-Tsinghua art exchange
ARTISTS: Martin Chittum, Joshua Elston, Jo Enya, Kathleen MacNeil, Julia Sutherland, John Van Houten, Wang Qi, Xie XIngliang, Yang Qiuxuan, Xiao Yang, Zhang Lin, Zhang Yang
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The exchange is co-sponsored by the UB Confucius Institute, Department of Art, Office of International Education, Art Galleries, and the Tsinghua University Academy of Arts and Design.