Joel Brenden

Joel Brenden - Writers in Education Teaching Artist - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Photographer, Author, Editor

Just Buffalo teaching artist JOEL BRENDEN is an artist and educator working within a broad range of disciplines including photography and bookmaking. A native of Washington State, he received his MFA in Visual Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2008. His recent exhibitions include Beyond/In Western New York: Alternating Currents at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

“Make Your Own Chapbook”
chapbooks

Taught by: Joel Brenden, bookmaker & photographer
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 14 & 16, 2016
Additional Dates:  June 21 & 23
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

“Make Your Own Chapbook”
chapbooks

Taught by: Joel Brenden, bookmaker & photographer
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: June 21 & 23, 2016
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Aidan Ryan’s Book Release Party

Friday, April 28, 2017


Where:

Burns Building
25 E Huron St, 5th floor
Buffalo, New York 14213
Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m. (more…)

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Open Studios + Terry Tempest Williams

Monday, October 9, 2017


Where:

SUNY ECC South Campus Library
4041 Southwestern Blvd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Date: October 9, 2017
Time: 12:15–1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, January 9, 2018


Led by: Joel Brenden, bookmaker & artist

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: January 9 & 11, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Lit Mag Round Table

Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Led by: Rachelle Toarmino, Peach Mag
Aidan Ryan, Foundlings Press
Joel Brenden, Linoleum Press

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: February 28, 2018
Time: 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Silo City Reading Series

Saturday, June 2, 2018
Photographs of the Silo City Reading by Nancy Parisi
Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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The Poetics of Photography

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
photograph by Joel Brenden
Taught by: Joel Brenden
Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Dates: November 6, 13, 20, 27, & 29, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
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Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
@ Mohawk, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203

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