Discipline: Architecture

Dennis Maher

Discipline: Architecture
Region: Buffalo, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2008

Dennis Maher is an artist, architect, and educator. His work explores fantastic and imaginative possibilities for the built environment through drawing, photography, collage, and construction. In 2009, he established the FARGO HOUSE, an immersive sculptural environment within his house on Fargo Avenue in Buffalo. In 2015, he founded ASSEMBLY HOUSE 150, an experimental art/architecture project space located at 150 Edward Street where he directs the SACRA construction skills training program. Exhibitions of Maher’s work have been presented at venues nationally and internationally. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, Art Monthly, Architectural Review, ARCHDaily, Architect Magazine, and on the national radio program Smart City Radio. Maher is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Architecture at SUNY, University at Buffalo, where he has taught since 2004



Dennis Maher worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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