Where Talent Takes You

Villa is a small, private, catholic college that offers a variety of bachelors and associate degrees in a supportive, student-centered environment.

What Villa’s All About

Villa Maria College is a private, co-educational, Catholic college providing students with the premier student-centered experience in Western New York. Students learn and grow with a culturally diverse population that lives its ideals of truth, charity, and unity.

With a variety of academic programs, our real strength lies in our studio-based education, a 8:1 student to faculty ratio, and educators who bring their real world experience into the classroom. Our faculty consists of working artists, animators, musicians, writers and designers who all place a heavy emphasis on teaching students how to use their talents in real world experiences.

For more information, contact us today at (716) 961-1805

Accumulate: Ani Hoover Exhibition @ Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery, Villa Maria College
Oct 21 @ 12:00 am – Nov 18 @ 12:00 am
Accumulate: Ani Hoover Exhibition @ Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery, Villa Maria College | Buffalo | New York | United States

Ani Hoover is a contemporary artist from Buffalo, NY. The works selected for “Accumulate” represent Hoover’s decision making in artmaking since 2010. That year marked a change in her work from painting to collage, assemblage and ultimately to sculpture and fiber based work.  A thread that runs through all the works is a commitment to using simple and/or recycled materials, creative use of color and the use of multiple shapes or components in artmaking. Hoover tends to work in a modular fashion, where many pieces accumulate to make the art piece.  “Accumulate” is a survey of transitional works from her studio practice from the last six years.

The exhibition will be on display in Villa Maria College’s Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery from Friday, October 21, 2016 until Friday, November 18, 2016. An opening reception will be held in Ani’s honor on October 21, 216 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Villa Maria College is located at 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14225. The Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery is located on the ground floor of the main building. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

For more information about Ani Hoover and her work, please visit her website.

For more information on the show, please contact Adam Weekley via phone, 716-961-1816, or e-mail, weekley@villa.edu.

Writers Circle @ Villa Maria College, Felician Hall, 2nd Floor Lounge
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Art Program Night @ Villa Maria College
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This special program event provides the creative and artistic student the opportunity to see what is so special about studying art at Villa Maria College. Take a tour of our many studio classrooms, tour the art gallery and art shop, and meet with faculty and staff.  Whether you are interested in fine art, graphics, interior design, fashion or animation, this event offers a visual tour our renowned Villa art department.

Paint Villa Pink! @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Villa community will be encouraged to wear pink to show their support for those who have been touched by breast cancer in any way. There will also be a fundraiser held that day to raise money for a local breast cancer agency.

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Villa Maria College offers a number of signature programs that emphasize applied skills and internships in a nurturing and supportive environment designed to help you be successful.

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