Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Buffalo Digital Media Arts Festival

Digital Media Arts Festival
May 24th - 26th at Canisius College (Buffalo, NY)

The Digital Media Arts Program at Canisius College will be hosting this year's Digital Media Festival from May 24th - 26th at Canisius College. It will occur during the evening on Thursday and Friday, and during the day Saturday.

This three-day event will be comprised of a competition and various workshops/seminars. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Some of the topics are how to make short films, font design, and animation. There is limited space in all the workshops.

Richard Kegler from P22 will be giving an introduction to fontlab workshop on Saturday May from 2-3:15

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Please contact Morgan Calhoon at or 888-3124 if you have additional questions.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Marshall Arisman Film Screening with Artist Talk

Marshall Arisman the internationally known illustrator and artist will talk about his extraordinary work and the full-length documentary film directed by Tony Silver titled "Facing the Audience: The Arts of Marshall Arisman" will be shown. The film premiered at the 2002 Santa Barbara Film Festival. The paintings and drawings of Marshall Arisman have been widely exhibited, both internationally and nationally. His work may be seen in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, at the National Museum of American Art and the Smithsonian Institution, as well as in many private and corporate collections. This is is an Advertising Club of Buffalo event

Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:30 PM
University at Buffalo
Center for the Arts - Screening Room
Members - $7. Gen. Admission - $11. Students - $5.

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

WNY Typo Fest May 8-11

A celebration of the graphic and typographic arts Featuring the Western New York Premier of Helvetica: A Documentary Film by Gary Hustwit

May 8 - Tuesday 7pm
-Buffalo- Pecha Kucha Night
Featuring Graphic Designers (Shelly Bronson, Brian Grunert, Hero Design, Colin Kahn, Richard Kegler, Nicole Lecht, Julian Montague, David Moore, Kyle Schlesinger) discussing their work, presented by Hallwalls in the basement of The Church - 341 Delaware Ave. at Tupper.

May 9 - Wednesday 2pm
-Buffalo- Studio Visit to Paradise Press
Hand-set metal type Helvetica demo & tour of Paradise Press located at Printing Prep - 12 E. Tupper at Washington St. Free: RSVP required 716 885 4490

May 9 - Wednesday 7pm
-Buffalo- Helvetica: A Documentary Film
w/ Director Q&A. Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre - 639 Main St. Reception following at Hallwalls - 341 Delaware Ave. at Tupper.

May 10 - Thursday 3-4pm
-Rochester- Lecture by Charles Bigelow "The Creation of Meaning by Typographic Evolution" RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection 2nd floor, Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology. Free event

May 10 - Thursday 4pm
-Rochester- RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press
Dedication of its new Alexander S. Lawson Publishing Center, featuring a glass wall design by Hermann Zapf. 2nd floor, Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology. Free event

May 11 - Friday 3-7pm
-Rochester- Hermann Zapf in person
Join us for an exhibition opening and celebration for Zapf's new book "Alphabet Stories." Gudrun Zapf von Hesse will also be a special guest. RIT Cary Collection, 2nd floor, Wallace Library.

May 11 - Friday
-Rochester- Helvetica: A Documentary Film with Director Q&A. Rochester Institute of Technology Webb Auditorium (Building 7B)

Presented by Hallwalls and WNY Book Arts Collaborative with support from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Advertising Club of Buffalo,Daemen College Department of Visual & Performing Arts,Veer, Society of Typographic Aficionados, Pecha Kucha Buffalo, P22 type foundry, Swiss Dots, Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre, Dipson Threatres & Printing Prep.

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