Associate Professor of Theater Director of Visual and Performing Arts
Christian Brandjes has acted in countless performances since earning a bachelor’s degree in English and theater from the University of Vermont and a master of fine arts in acting from Brandeis University. He has directed a variety of plays, from Shakespeare to “Godspell.” He has […]Continue Reading →
Daemen College’s newly completed $2 million state-of-the-art visual effects facility was formally opened in December with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, signifying a major step forward in a Buffalo Billion initiative focused on growing Buffalo Niagara’s film and post-production industry.
“Western New York is poised for success in developing a thriving regional post-production industry and this new, […]Continue Reading →
Establishment of Empire Visual Effects puts Western New York in position to become a national leader in post-production
New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy came to Daemen’s International Center for Excellence in Animation in July to announce that New York State will support a partnership between Daemen and a start-up company, Empire Visual Effects, with […]Continue Reading →
The Nancy Haberman Gacioch, William T. Gacioch & Family Center for Visual & Performing Arts opened Thursday, October 4 on Daemen’s campus. Ceremonies were highlighted by a naming gift from Nancy Haberman Gacioch, a member of the Rosary Hill College Class of ’62, her husband, William, and their family. The $5.4 million Center […]Continue Reading →
University of Botswana Students also Perform at Three Buffalo High Schools
Students and faculty from the University of Botswana Department of Visual Arts and Performing Arts presented an original stage production as part of the 2012 Daemen College Academic Festival. The group’s April visit to Daemen and Buffalo was part of a wide-ranging collaborative partnership […]Continue Reading →
A robust liberal arts program is one of the key principles upon which Rosary Hill and Daemen College were founded. The College enhanced this commitment in October, by unveiling the new Haberman Gacioch Center for Visual & Performing Arts. This long-awaited event was highlighted by the largest naming gift in Daemen’s history, from Nancy Haberman […]Continue Reading →
The front profile of the campus, dramatically changed by the Research & Information Commons, will soon receive a second highly-anticipated new addition: The Daemen College Visual & Performing Arts Center. Construction on the center, which will bring the arts together in one campus location, has continued through the academic year. A grand opening is […]Continue Reading →
The challenge in telling the unique story of Bonnie Johanna Gisel is where to begin. She is an artist, scholar, author, environmentalist and educator. She works among the majestic, natural beauty of Yosemite National Park in California as curator of the Sierra Club’s LeConte Memorial Lodge. She has earned a Ph.D., Master of Divinity, and […]Continue Reading →
Daemen College opened the fall 2011 semester by continuing a cultural exchange between visual arts faculty from Daemen and South China University of Technology, of Guangzhou, China. “Intersecting Currents” opened September 9 on the Daemen campus and represented the second step in the cross-cultural collaboration between Daemen and South China University of Technology. In […]Continue Reading →
Daemen now offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation degree through the Daemen International Center for Excellence in Animation, located in 17,000 square feet on the fifth floor of the Tri-Main Center in Buffalo.
Operated through the International Center, Daemen’s animation program is structured with a partnership with the National University of Mongolia in Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia. The […]Continue Reading →
“The Center will bring the students and faculty of the Department for the Visual and Performing Arts together in one campus location,” said Daemen […]Continue Reading →
Grace Meibohm ’83 always knew that she would have a career in the art field. Even before she was tall enough to see over the top of the counter of the art shop that has been in her family for three generations.
“I always felt that art was the right fit; some things you […]Continue Reading →
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