Have you been to Artspace Buffalo Gallery lately?

Artspace Buffalo Gallery at 1219 Main Street is the spacious ground floor lobby of Artspace Buffalo Lofts. Off the beaten path for many, the location is now in the hub of the boom of Buffalo’s medical corridor building projects–just a few blocks North from Indigo Art on Allen and Eleven Twenty Projects on Main. A little further North on Main is Buffalo Arts Studio.

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An entirely resident-generated DIY exhibition space and venue for an eclectic array of creative endeavors, ABG is a work-in-progress, with a history of revolving resident curators hosting more than a hundred exhibitions and events (poetry readings, fashion shows, performance) during the near-ten years of activity. Contact artspacebuffalogallery716@gmail.com for information.

Coming up this month on April 21st at 6pm is Triggered Snowflakes: Digital Assemblage and Protest Embroidery by Gabrielle Goldstein and April 29th from 4 to 6 is an opening reception for The Future of Something: Recent Painting by Pat Pendleton and J. Tim Raymond.

A Little History…The Artspace community of artists reside in sixty live-work loft apartments completed in 2007. Located across from the Delta Sonic Plaza in the five-floor brick building at 1219 Main Street (corner of Coe Street), along with several two-story units off Northampton in the back of the main building.

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Since 2014 the Buffalo Center for Arts & Technology has shared the ground level of the historic structure built in 1911 to house the Buffalo Electric Vehicle Company. It was later repurposed as the Breitweiser Building, a print shop with office space leased to various other businesses (including Decca Records) until the early 1990s. After standing vacant for fifteen years, Belmont Housing (716-8872963) partnered with Artspace to rehab the building into affordable live-work apartments for artists with a large amount of common space to be used as the residents wish, including an outdoor grassy lawn and community garden…and of course, the art gallery.

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