Wood project by Noah Giusiana

About Wood/Furniture

The Wood/Furniture B.F.A. program has a strong academic component. The degree offers students a broadly grounded educational experience as a basis for a beginning career as professional designers or artists. The focus is on developing the aesthetic, conceptual and technical skills necessary to foster creativity as the student works towards developing their individual identity as a visual designer/artist.

The B.F.A. degree in Wood/Furniture Design is a studio-intensive program of study focused on developing the aesthetic, conceptual and technical skills necessary to foster creativity as the student works toward developing their individual identity as a visual designer/artist. This degree offers students a specialized studio-oriented education in preparation for advanced or graduate studies or for beginning careers as professional designers or artists.

Wood/Furniture, B.F.A.

Resident Artist Program

The Furniture/Wood program offers a year-long resident artist program for recent Buffalo State alumni, allowing them time to work on expanding their portfolio in preparation for graduate school or for further career development.

Motomorphic chair by Nathaniel Hall

Alumni Spotlight

Nathaniel Hall, '13

As a Buffalo State student, Nathaniel Hall, '13, was recognized at national competitions and juried exhibitions for his original designs. Since graduating from the wood/furniture program, he has earned widespread acclaim for his inventive, yet functional work.

Hall attended San Diego State University's graduate furniture design program and was selected as one of 13 designers to appear in the televised competition series, Framework.