About College Street Gallery

The College Street Gallery was established in October 1997 by Michael Mulley. Since then the gallery has given local artists an easily accessible venue to display their work. Established artists such as Frederick Seaton, Peter Fowler, Mary Begley and Carrieanne Hendrickson and many others have been featured at the gallery as well as many first time exhibitors.

In November 2008 the gallery became home to the COLLEGE STREET GALLERY CO-OP. The Co-op feature 15-20 artists each month displaying work in all mediums.

The gallery has a permanent collection of Architectural Photography by Michael Mulley from City Hall to Freddies Doughnuts the whole city is represented, custom framing and photography services are always available. If you are looking for a special gift for someone keep us in mind.

The College Street Gallery is located at 244 Allen Street, near the corner of College in the historic Allentown neighborhood of Buffalo, NY. Hours: Wed- Sat 5-8 pm and by appointment.

There is always an exhibit on display at the gallery, opening receptions for new shows are held on THE FIRST FRIDAY of each month they are free and open to the public.

About Michael Mulley

Michael Mulley is the owner of the College Street Gallery, an art gallery open in 1997 in the Allentown district of Buffalo, New york. Mike is a freelance photographer who earned a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1991. His earliest work was largely in the area of photographing performing musicians in the realms of rock, jazz and blues. He also photographs architecture and urban street scenes in Buffalo, around the U.S. and around the world. In addition, he photographs nature scenes, and anything else that captures his imagination. Mike was the publisher of ANGST,(1992-1999) a 'zine which appeared occasionally and covered rock, rap, politics and the arts. His photos have been published in the Buffalo News Sunday Magazine, Buffalo Spree Magazine, Artvoice, Metal Maniacs, and the jazz magazine Coda. In 2006 he was commissioned by the Allentown Association to document the 1200 properties that make up Buffalo's largest historic preservation district. In 2007 he opened Queen City Gallery in the Historic Market Arcade (617 Main Street) in the heart of Buffalo's theater district. The gallery features his photographs of Buffalo architecture as well as exhibiting local and regional artists. He was also the organizer / curator in conjunction with the J.W. Bush Gallery in Hamilton of the first Buffalo- Hamilton Artist Exchange which saw nearly a dozen artists from each city to exhibit their work.
Michael Mulley
62 College Street
Buffalo NY 14201


Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art Photography, Rochester Institute of Technology: 1991
Associates Degree in Communications, Genesee Community College: 1988

Work Experience

Queen City Gallery 617 Main Street Buffalo New York: Owner/ Curator March 2007-Present

College Street Gallery 244 Allen Street Buffalo New York Owner / Curator
1997-Present: Responsible for all facets of gallery operations, including
selection of art, organizing group exhibitions and community events.

Color Tech Photo Lab Amherst, New York Darkroom Technician
Oct 1999-2006

Angst Magazine Buffalo, New York Publisher and Editor 1992-1999


Wellsville Community Arts Center, Wellville New York, Solo Exhibit, Sept-Oct 2012
Roz Stiener Gallery, Genesee Community College, Batavia New York (Group Show) September 2012
Unity Gallery, Unity Church, Buffalo New York, Solo exhibit March-April 2012
Larkin- Exchange Building, Buffalo New York, Solo exhibit Jan-Feb 2012
Westfield Public Library, Westfield New York , Group Show May 2010
Springville Arts Center, Springville New York, Solo Exhibit April 2010
Wyoming County Arts Council, Perry New York, Solo exhibit May-June 2009
7 Arts Studios, Wilmington Delaware, Solo exhibit, March-April 2009
Gallery 435 Hamilton, Ont Exhibitor / Curator Buffalo -Hamilton Artist Exchange May 2008
Horizons Gallery WNED-TV Buffalo New York November 2007
Kepa 3 Gallery: Buffalo, New York “Reverance For Everyday” September 2007
J.W. Bush Gallery: Hamilton, Ont “Nothing New” September 2006
Olean Public Library: Olean, New York August 2006
Redfish Studios:East Aurora, New York May 2006
Kenan Center: Lockport, New York “Art Across Borders” (group show) September 2005
Rustbelt Books: Buffalo, New York “Summer Was...” December 2004
Pensandote: Buffalo, New York “What’s Wrong With This Picture” September 2004
Gallery 164: Buffalo, New York “New Work” August 2004
Has Var : Buffalo, New York “Nothing New” May 2004
College Street Gallery : Buffalo, New York “When Numbers Have Faces” April 2004
Tantrum: Buffalo, New York (group show)” Oct 2003- Nov 2003
Kepa 3 Gallery: Buffalo, New York “Small Works (group show)” Sept 2002- Nov 2002
Lafayette Taproom: Buffalo, New York “Legends of Jazz and Blues” Feb 2001- April 2001
Karpeles Manuscript Museum Buffalo, New York “What We left Behind: The Buildings Of the Schaefer Brothers” 1999-Present
Gallery 101 Bistro Buffalo, New York “Three Towns” Nov 2000- Feb 2001
Campos Photography Center Tonawanda New York “More Than Bricks and Steel” Feb 2000
Kleinhans Music Hall Buffalo, New York “Buffalo Now and Then” Nov 1999-Jan 2000
Richmond Library Batavia, New York “What Little I’ve Seen” Sept 1997
3B’s Coffee House Buffalo, New York.“What It Looks Like Underground” (part five) Sept-Oct 1995
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center (group show) Buffalo, New York June 1994
Godiva's Rochester New York."What It Looks Like Underground” (part four) Nov 1992
The Alternative High School Rochester,New York.“What It Looks Like Underground” (part three) Sept 1992
The Icon, Buffalo, New York. “What It Looks Like Underground” (part two)Jan-Feb 1992
The Alternative High School Fairport, New York. “What It Looks Like Underground” Dec 1992
Genesee Arts Council. Batavia, New York.“What I Learned In School” Jan 1991


Contributing Photographer
Buffalo: Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, The Buffalo News, Buffalo Spree,
Allentown Association Publications New York, New York: Sterling Macfadden Publications


City of Buffalo Mayor’s Neighborhood Matching Grant Fund in conjunction with
Allentown Association “The Kids Of Allentown” Photo-mural on public display at Allen
and College Streets.

References: Available upon request.

See some of Mike's photos of Buffalo here.

See more of Mike's portfolio click here.

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