About the Program

Ceramics Advisers: Robert Wood, Upton Hall 129A, (716) 878-4414 woodrl@buffalostate.edu; Colleen Toledano, Upton Hall 130, (716) 878-5154 toledacs@buffalostate.edu


Fibers Adviser: Jozef Bajus, Upton Hall 413, (716) 878-4133; bajusj@buffalostate.edu


Metals/Jewelry Adviser: Tara Nahabetian, Upton Hall 238, (716) 878-4904; Steve Saracino, Upton Hall 236A, (716) 878-4730


Wood/Furniture Adviser: Sunhwa Kim, Upton Hall 235C, (716) 878-4768; kims1@buffalostate.edu


The Art and Design Department offers a Minor in all four Craft Areas:


  • Ceramics

  • Fiber/Weaving

  • Jewelry/Metal

  • Wood/Furniture Programs

  • About the Art and Design Department

    402 Upton Hall
    1300 Elmwood Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14222
    Phone: (716) 878-6032
    Fax: (716) 878-4231
    https://artdesign.buffalostate.edu/

    Program Requirements

    Required Courses (3 credit hours)
    Select one course from the following with advisement: 3
    DES 101/AAD 102 INTRODUCTION TO TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN
    DES/AAD 103 INTRODUCTION TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN

    Electives (18 credit hours)
    Select 18 credits from one of the following programs: 18
    Ceramics
    DES 220 CERAMICS I
    DES 320 CERAMICS II
    DES 321 CERAMICS: JUNIOR STUDIO (3-12)
    DES 421 CERAMICS: SENIOR STUDIO (3-12)

    Fibers
    DES 242 FIBERS I
    DES 342 FIBERS II
    DES 344 FIBERS: JUNIOR STUDIO
    DES 444 FIBERS: SENIOR STUDIO

    Metals/Jewelry
    DES 230 INTRODUCTION TO JEWELRY MAKING
    DES 330 APPLIED JEWELRY TECHNIQUES
    DES 331 JEWELRY: JUNIOR STUDIO (3-12)
    DES 431 SENIOR JEWELRY STUDIO

    Wood/Furniture
    DES 250 WOOD DESIGN I
    DES 350 WOOD DESIGN II
    DES 351 WOOD DESIGN: JUNIOR STUDIO (3-12)
    DES 451 WOOD DESIGN: SENIOR STUDIO (3-12)

    Total Credit Hours 21