Creative and Performing Arts Extended Learning and Outcomes

As a student, you’ll enjoy many internship opportunities at area galleries, music performance and recording venues, and other sites. You can also participate in various clubs and events such as Drum Club, Canisius Music Scholars, Makers’ Space, Art in the Afternoon as well as other outlets for creative expression outside of the main curriculum. Canisius offers excellent international travel opportunities specifically designed for those studying the fine arts.


Offices of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Castellani Art Museum
Burchfield-Penney Art Gallery
Art Dialogue Gallery
Shea's Center for the Performing Arts
Sub Cat Recording Studio (Syracuse, NY)
Shabby Road Recording Studio (Buffalo, NY)
Starfields Productions (audio and video recording studio in Buffalo, NY)

Positions held by Canisius Fine Arts graduates:

Curator at Masur Museum of Art (Monroe, Louisiana)
Faculty at Canisius College
Coordinator for the Music Program at Niagara County Community College
Various staff positions at Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Staff position with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Staff positions at Babeville (Buffalo, NY)
Staff position with SONY
Music journalists for ArtVoice and the Public 

Other achievements by graduates:

Starring roles in Buffalo area opera and musical theater productions: Nickel City Opera, Lancaster Opera House, Opera-Lytes
Drummer for Beyonce
Photo essayist for USA Today
Pulitzer Prize winner for political cartooning