Press Room

Oct 23rd, 2018
THE WESTERN NEW YORK ARTISTS GROUP ARTSTS GROUP GALLERY   cordially invites you to its   ANNUAL FALL DINNER & SILENT ART AUCTION   Featured Artists: Jan Agati Abbarno, Jane Ashwill, Dianne Baker, Nancy Belfer, Edward G. Bisone, Len Biszkont, Robert N. Blair, Jack Bleich, … more
Jurying for Exhibiting Members
Oct 13th, 2018
Artbreast Bidders Silent Auction
Sep 28th, 2018
  Don’t miss the energy! Come for the party! Attend the ARTbreast Initiative 2018, the breast cancer awareness exhibit of nearly 100 pieces, at ARTspace Buffalo Gallery (1219 Main St)  ‘Bidders Silent Auction’ Reception - Fri Sept 28th, 7-10pm Posters … more
Winter Exhibition Awards, 2018
Jan 19th, 2018
Past Presidents Award: Andy Russell, Radio Days RevisitedTaylor Devices Award: Nancy Belfer, Under Breaking Clouds 4Mortimer Spiller Award: Jeffrey Barnes, Old Glory68 Shots Award: Len Biaszkont, The GuardianDonna Jordon Dusel Award: Margaret E. Haug-Chlebowski, Tonawanda CanalHonorable Mention: … more
121st Catalogue Exhibition Awards, 2017
Sep 14th, 2017
Congratulations to eight BSA members who won awards at the 121st Catalogue Exhibit! Gold Medal, BSA Trustee Award Judy Hodge Trees for Avery’s Green Cow, acrylic on canvas Silver Medal, Taylor Devices Award Eileen Pleasure Everything Goes, acrylic on canvas Bronze Medal, Mortimer … more
New Member Jurying Prospectus
Aug 28th, 2017
Exhibiting Membership Application and Jury Prospectus 2018 Exhibiting Membership is awarded to artists who have been accepted into BSA through a jurying process. Deadline: October 7, 2017 Benefits: - Enter and compete in professionally juried exhibitions sponsored by BSA. - Receive BSA honors … more
BSA Spring 2017 Exhibition Awards
Mar 3rd, 2017
Past Presidents Award Horns GARY L. WOLFE PAINTING, 30" X 24", 2016 $3000.00 Oil and Encaustic on Tar Paper Taylor Devices Award Allison BRIAN PORTER PAINTING, 36X30, 2015 $1200.00 Oil on Linen   Sharon Osgood Award Blue Light Group KATHLEEN E. DWORAK PAINTING, 21" X 28", 2013 $1200.00 … more
Benefit Exhibition for the Western New York Land Conservancy
Feb 2nd, 2017
"The Art of Native Plants" Meibohm Fine Arts is preparing to host a juried exhibition to benefit the Western New York Land Conservancy. The exhibition will be held June 10 – July 29, 2017 at the East Aurora gallery. In addition to supporting the arts community in the region, Meibohm Fine … more
2017 Entrepreneurship in the Arts
Jan 31st, 2017
A Buffalo State Certificate Program for Creative Artists  Register Now!! Five intensive workshops in entrepreneurship will provide essential knowledge for creating and operating your own arts enterprise.   Presenters include experts in strategic planning, taxation and legal … more
BSA Annual Dinner Meeting
Oct 3rd, 2016
Members: Plan on attending the BSA Annual Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, November 15. Once again, the meeting (and dinner) will be held at the Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo, address:   Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo 595 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202   Please download, … more
Exhibiting BSA Members: WE NEED YOUR PROXY VOTE!
Aug 2nd, 2016
To all BSA Exhibiting Members: In order to obtain a Federal Not-For-Profit status, we must make amendments to our BSA Certificate of Incorporation. Please read the documents listed … more
BSA Picnic - August 27
Aug 1st, 2016
THE BSA PICNIC SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016 TIME:  2:00 p.m. until ? LOCATION:  5545 TRUSCOTT TERRACE, LAKEVIEW, N.Y. BSA Trustee John McKendry and his wife, Shelley, have graciously invited us to their home For details and directions, click here.
Buffalo Rising highlights Beaux Arts Ball
Jul 8th, 2016
In her "Summer 2016: What’s SIZZLING this season on the Buffalo arts scene" column, author/artist Tina Dillman publicizes the BSA's premier summer event.
2016 Thumb Box Award Winners
Jun 21st, 2016
The following received awards in the current Thumb Box Exhibition:           Joyce Hill's work received the "Cheap Joe's Art Stuff" Award for "Rio" Other Award Recipients:             Sean … more
Thumb Box Exhibition
Jun 12th, 2016
Thumb Box Exhibition Buffalo Society of Artists June 18th—July 29th, 2016 Meibohm Fine Arts 478 Main Street, East Aurora, New York 14052 Opening Reception: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 10:00AM-2:00PM Awards Presentation: Noon Summer Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 9:30 … more
Jeanette Blair Memorial at Burchfield Penney
Mar 5th, 2016
The late Buffalo artist Jeanette Blair, whose landscapes and abstractions seemed to vibrate with the thrum of nature, will be remembered in a memorial service planned for 2 p.m. March 13 at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Across a prolific career that extended from the 1940s … more
Terri Katz Kasimov video poem by Jon Hand
Feb 25th, 2016
A video poem by Jon R Hand, documenting Terri Katz Kasimov's creation of artworks for the Coventus building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Buffalo, NY…from the dream to reality. Click to view:
Gusto: BSA Celebrates 125 Years
Jan 8th, 2016
Colin Dabkowski, art critic for the Buffalo News, published a very nice announcement of the BSA's 125th anniversary in the January 6, 2016, edition of Gusto. Take a look: Buffalo Society of Artists celebrates 125 years.
Sally Treanor featured NFWS artist-demonstrator
Dec 30th, 2015
  BSA Member Sally Treanor will be the featured artist-demonstrator at the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society's January 21st. Meeting,  at the Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Snyder, NY. The meeting and demo begin at 7 pm and last til 9 pm. Visitors are … more
A Short Film Collaboration: Joe Porreca & Jon Hand
Aug 31st, 2015
  Jon R. Hand, the videographer of the BSA Video Portrait Series, has created a 9 minute film, “Diamonds in the Rust,” consisting of still photographs and sounds recorded in the Valley and the First Ward, Buffalo, NY. The photos are by BSA member Joe Porreca. You can view … more
Portrait of the Artist, Todd Chalk
Aug 28th, 2015
Take a moment to view the latest short film we have added to our “Portrait of the Artist” series.   The video archive project presents Todd Chalk in another beautifully-created video by Jon Hand.  Click here for the video.
Video Portrait Series Update: Don Scheller
May 14th, 2015
Don Scheller is the latest Artist to be featured in the BSA's Video Portrait Series The video may be viewed at this link. All videos may be viewed here.
Opportunity for BSA Artists!
Feb 7th, 2015
Rochester Contemporary Art Center's (RoCo), international small art phenomenon returns for the 8th year! Help us once again to build an incredible exhibition of thousands of artworks made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, college students, youths, and … more
Visit us on Facebook and Twitter
Dec 31st, 2014
For the latest information about members' shows, awards and other art news, visit our Facebook and Twitter pages:Facebook: Twitter:
Rita Argen Auerbach Book Signing
Nov 29th, 2014
Chronicle of a Forty Year Career in Watercolor Book signing Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 12 - 2:00 pm Buffalo History Museum One Museum Court (Elmwood and Nottingham), Buffalo, NY 716 873 9644 Join 45 local authors for this free event. All books available in the Museum Shop.
2014 Fall Foliage Fundraiser
Oct 30th, 2014
Have you ever thought about viewing Letchworth’s spectacular fall foliage from the air? Then you are in luck. 2014 is your chance. The Buffalo Society of Artists (BSA) is raffling off a Fall Foliage Fundraiser Flight over Letchworth State Park during the fall of 2014. The BSA is proud to … more
Eye Candy II - September 26, 2014
May 29th, 2014
The Buffalo Society of Artists continues to move forward with the Video Archive Project, in cooperation with the Burchfield Penney Art Center, in order to preserve a history of our regions’ prominent visual artists. We are fortunate to have completed 10 videos of artists to date, and are in … more
University Heights Arts Association and BSA partnership
Apr 14th, 2014
University Heights Arts Association and the BSA partner in Youth Arts: Earth Day Project "Upcycle Robots" more details here and Assn
Joan Hambleton Teaches Painting at Amherst Sr. Center
Apr 2nd, 2014
Joan Hambleton will be teaching outdoor painting and sketching at Amherst Center for Seniors -- May 29--June 26-  Thurs:  9:30-3:00  If the class does not fill, it will be offered to seniors outside the district.  For more information, call Phyliss Holmes … more
Artist Wanted to Create House Portrait
Mar 16th, 2014
We are looking for an artist to give us a quote on creating a house portrait as a gift for a neighbor who will be moving away from the area. We could provide photos of the house from all different angles. Something around 10x13 or so. Hoping to present it at a going away cookout this summer. We … more
Gary Wolfe Exhibition:
Oct 30th, 2013
Gary Wolfe invites you to Out of Darkness An Exhibition of Portraits Nov 1 through Dec 31, 2013Artspace Buffalo Gallery, 1219 Main St., BuffaloReception: November 1 from 6 PM to 10 PM. A collaborative project between the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Service Center's homeless services … more
Welcome New BSA Members!
Oct 26th, 2013
Congratulations and welcome to the new Exhibiting Members of the Buffalo Society of Artists! Roberta BoltJustin DahlMartin DeVitaJames EastChristopher  GalleyGeorge GilhamIris KirkwoodFred MountMichele SchroederKatia Zhukova
BSA members featured in Buffalo News
Aug 21st, 2013
BSA members George Grace, Nancy Mariani, Marissa Lehner and Marcus L Wise were featured in the Buffalo News.  Read the complete story at:
BSA seeks submissions for City of Night Silos
Jul 10th, 2013
Buffalo Society of Artists seeks submissions from all artists (one does not need to be a BSA member to submit) for City of Night Silos, a curated fine arts exhibit to be held at Silo City, Buffalo, NY during the City of Night event, August 17, 2013. City of Night, hosted by Emerging … more
NACC holding first juried art show
Jun 22nd, 2013
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center is holding its first juried art show, judged by Anthony Bannon, director of the Burchfield Penney Art Center. On view to August 25, 2013. Visit here for more details.  
Donald Scheller Poetry Readings
Apr 20th, 2013
Donald Scheller invites you to a poetry reading and book signing The first reading and signing is at Meridian West Gallery on Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 pm. 1209 Hertel, Buffalo.  $5.00 admission fee. The second reading and signing is at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, on Wednesday, May … more
2013 Spring Exhibition Opening March 29
Mar 29th, 2013
Buffalo Society of ArtistsAnnual Spring Exhibition Karpeles Manuscript Library453 Porter Ave. Buffalo, NY. OPENING: Friday, March 29, 6-8pm AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT: 7 pm CLOSING: April 27 Juror: Zerbe Sodervick Director of Gallery r, Rochester NY Coordinator of Extended Studies, College of … more
"A Selective Lens" Photography Exhibition
Mar 16th, 2013
Meridian West Art Gallery is proud to present "A Selective Lens" photography exhibit. Now through Friday April 5, 2013. Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 16, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. BSA members included are:Michele Agosto * John Gerovac * Eileen Graetz * Stephen Houseknecht *Len Kagelmacher … more
BSA New Member Exhibition
Feb 9th, 2013
Welcome our 18 new members as they show their stuff in an exhibition at Meridian West Gallery. Reception: Saturday, February 9, 2013 7-9 pm Closing: Exhibition continues through Saturday, March 2, 2013   Meridian West Gallery * 1209 Hertel Ave. * Buffalo Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 3-6 … more
Sylvia Coles Book Signing at Art Dialogue Gallery
Jan 12th, 2013
BSA member Sylvia Coles invites you to her book signing, presented by the Western New York Artists Group. Living With An Architect and Finding Myselfby Sylvia Colesedited by Len Kagelmacher Saturday, January 12, 201311:00 am - 2:00 pmArt Dialogue Gallery, One Linwood Ave., Buffalo, NY ABOUT … more
Paul Rybarczyk featured on Buffalo
Dec 17th, 2012
BSA member Paul Rybarczyk was featured on Buffalo    
Ingrid Luongo featured on Buffalo
Dec 15th, 2012
Associate BSA member Ingrid Luongo was featured on Buffalo  
Margret Raab featured on Buffalo
Dec 13th, 2012
Associate BSA member Margret Raab was featured on Buffalo
Beth Pedersen featured on Buffalo
Dec 11th, 2012
BSA member Beth Pedersen was featured on Buffalo  
Robert Schulman featured on Buffalo
Dec 10th, 2012
BSA member Robert Schulman was featured on Buffalo
Norine Spurling featured on Buffalo
Dec 9th, 2012
BSA member Norine Spurling featured on Buffalo  
Paul Klonowski featured on Buffalo
Dec 8th, 2012
BSA member Paul Klonowski featured on Buffalo  
Betty Pitts Foster featured on Buffalo
Dec 6th, 2012
BSA member Betty Pitts Foster featured on Buffalo
Dianne Baker featured on Buffalo
Dec 5th, 2012
BSA member Dianne Baker featured on Buffalo  
Carol Case Siracuse featured on Buffalo
Dec 4th, 2012
BSA member Carol Case Siracuse featured on Buffalo
Alejandro Gutierrez featured on Buffalo
Dec 3rd, 2012
BSA member Alejandro Gutierrez featured on Buffalo    
Rita Argen Auerbach featured on Buffalo
Dec 2nd, 2012
BSA member Rita Argen Auerbach featured on Buffalo
Paul Alico featured on Buffalo
Dec 1st, 2012
BSA member Paul Alico has been featured on Buffalo
John Sargent featured on Buffalo
Nov 29th, 2012
New BSA member John Sargent featured on Buffalo  
Eileen Graetz featured on Buffalo
Nov 28th, 2012
Eileen Graetz is the latest BSAer to be featured on Buffalo
Patti Harris featured on Buffalo
Nov 27th, 2012
BSA member Patti Harris is featured in the current issue of the online magazine, Buffalo
Deb Stewart featured on Buffalo
Nov 26th, 2012
BSA member Deb Stewart featured on Buffalo
BSA Members open new gallery on Hertel
Nov 23rd, 2012
MERIDIAN WEST GALLERY "Community in a Gallery"1209 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, New York(716) 768-3805 / The New Kid on the Block Hertel Avenue has an exciting new addition to its many stores, restaurants, antique shops, and galleries. Meridian West Gallery, 1209 Hertel … more
Buffalo Rising story on new gallery
Nov 19th, 2012
See the Buffalo Rising story about BSA members Nancy Clarke Mariani and George Grace opening a gallery on Hertel:
Ted Pietrzak report on the BSA
Nov 10th, 2012
Changing technology, local economics, members’ expectations and an expanding art community in Western New York have all had some impact on how the BSA does business today and how it will continue to do business in the coming years.   In order to address these issues directly and … more
Welcome to our 18 new Exhibiting Members!
Nov 8th, 2012
The Buffalo Society welcomes and congratulates our 18 new Exhibiting Members! Michele Agosto,Jamie Card, Carol Case Siracuse, Nancy Clarke Mariani,  Norman Hornung, Michael Killelea, Paul Klonowski, John Knisley, Elizabeth Larrabee, John Sargent III, Kathleen Sherin, … more
BSA's new gallery at NACC
Nov 1st, 2012
Buffalo Society of Artists creates new gallery at Niagara Arts and Cultural Center. Read the story in Gusto, Sept. 21, 2012. See the Buffalo News Gusto for details.
BSA artists featured at Buffalo Big Print
Oct 25th, 2012
Four BSA Artists–Richard W. Christian, Fotini Galanes, William C. Maggio, Paula Sciuk–featured in the Group Exhibition "essence" at Buffalo Big Print, highlighted in ArtVoice article,  Oct. 25, 2012. See Art Voice for details.
Paula Sciuk's 'elusive forces' in Tonawanda News
Oct 15th, 2012
BSA member Paula Sciuk's (and fellow artist Kathleen Sherin's) show "elusive forces" is featured in this Tonawanda News article, Oct. 15, 2012. See Tonawanda News for more information.
Gerald Mead featured in 'Forever Young'
Sep 1st, 2012
BSA member Gerald Mead: Collector, Educator, Promoter, Artist was featured in Forever Young, Aug. 1, 2012. See Forever Young WNY for more information.
Great Talent Deserves Endless Attention!
Dec 24th, 2011
Artists Wanted : A Year in Review is an international, juried open call for Painting, Sculpture & Installation, Photography, Works on Paper, Design & Illustration, Motion & Sound, and more. This is your chance at thousands in grants, international publicity and an exclusive … more
BSA Artists Showing in Many Venues
Nov 27th, 2011
DECK THOSE HALLS REMEMBER, SUPPORT OUR LOCAL ARTISTS!!! The annual HOLIDAY OPEN STUDIOS begins December 2, with First Friday,  5-9pm   Saturday, the 3rd, and Sunday, the 4th, from 11am-6pm BSA ARTISTS ARE SHOWING IN MANY VENUES: Anita Easter & Patti Harris at Mundo … more
Welcome to our new Exhibiting BSA Members!
Nov 22nd, 2011
New Exhibiting Member Bios: Chad Grohman:   Chad was born in Kenmore, New York and spent most of my life in and around Buffalo. He has a BFA in Illustration from Rochester Institute of Technology, 1994, Rochester, New York, and an MFA in Illustration from University of Hartford, 2010, … more
Special Deal on Copies from IMG_INK
Nov 15th, 2011
IMG_INK is running a special deal on digital copies of artwork for individual artists ONLY.  IMG_INK makes copies for the Albright Knox, The Burchfield Penney, the Castellani Art Museum, The George Eastman House, and numerous individuals, galleries, and artists in the area and across the … more
115th Catalogue Exhibition in the Gusto!
Nov 12th, 2011
Read the wonderful feature story on our 2011 Catalogue Exhibition by Buffalo News Arts Critic, Colin Dabkowski:
Holiday Opportunities with 464 Gallery
Nov 7th, 2011
Dear Artists,Here's the holiday scoop! 464 Gallery will once again be expanding its reach this year for the holidays. Not only will we be hosting our extremely successful annual Holiday Art Market at 464 on Amherst Street in Buffalo, but we are going to be opening an "anchor store" at the NIagara … more
Looking for a Studio?
Oct 31st, 2011
Bryant Street Studios Available now, 24/7 Great location!Convenient off street parking, sink, high ceiling, good light 195.00 includes all Call Susan @ 716-812-1332
"Eye Candy" Fundraiser Photos
Oct 30th, 2011
The Buffalo Society of Artists held a Silent Auction Fundraiser on September 23, 2011, at Vern Stein’s Art Gallery in Williamsville, to benefit the Video Archive Project (VAP).  Approximately 85 small artworks, donated by BSA members and non-members, were auctioned.  … more
Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance Meeting
Oct 26th, 2011
ALERT 10.12.11GBCA General Meeting/Salon October 26th at Merge Restaurant439 Delaware Avenue 142025:30-7pm It's time to gather! Exciting updates about what the Greater Buffalo Cultural Alliance (GBCA) has done in its first 18 months, news about Arts Service Initiative (ASI), and about Give 4 … more
NYFA's online application is now open!
Oct 19th, 2011
Artists' Fellowships are $7,000 unrestricted cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York. Grants are awarded in 15 artistic disciplines, with applications accepted in five categories each year. Since the awards began in 1985, NYFA has awarded … more
Opportunity – call for Public Art Installation proposal – deadline is October 6, 2011
Sep 30th, 2011
95 Perry Street, Suite 500Buffalo, NY 14203-3030P: (716) 846-8200F: (716)   For Immediate Release:  September 13, 2011 Contact:Erich Weyant (ECHDC) | | 716.846.8258 ECHDC Authorizes Funding for Naval Park … more
NYSCA names Regrants Administrator
Sep 29th, 2011
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakesto Administer Regrants for NYSCA Electronic Media and Film The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, has announced that The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (The ARTS) is the new administrator of two state-wide regrant programs … more
September 2011 BSA Newsletter
Sep 14th, 2011
September, 2011 BSA Newsletter (PDF) Catch up on the achievements and activities of BSA members, as well as our President's recent message.  Events, exhibitions, and opportunities abound in this issue!
Images from our Open Members Show
Aug 30th, 2011
The Second Annual Open Members Show At Artpark Gallery ended on September 9th.  Here are a few images for those of you who missed it...
Eye Candy Fundraiser
Aug 25th, 2011
EYE CANDY FUNDRAISER Friday, September 23rd, 2011 The Buffalo Society of Artists will hold a Silent Auction Fundraiser to benefit the Video Archive Project (VAP).  The Fundraiser will be held at Vern Stein’s Art Gallery, 5747 Main Street, Williamsville, N.Y. during the hours of 6:00 to … more
Buffalo Society of Artists First International Poetry Festival at Artpark
Jul 31st, 2011
The Buffalo Society of Artists First International Poetry Festival At Artpark What: The First Buffalo Society of Artists International Poetry Festival at Artpark, featuring four Canadian and ten American Poets. When: Sunday July 31, noon to four-thirty. Where: Just outside the Artpark … more
BSA Gallery at Artpark now open
Jul 15th, 2011
The Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark (450 S. Fourth St. in Lewiston) is now open daily Tuesdays through Fridays from 1pm-4pm. The Gallery will also be open before and during intermission of selected events and concerts during the summer season. Be sure to see the work of the … more
BSA hosts talk by BPO's Matthew Kraemer
Jul 15th, 2011
Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark is proud to host the ‘Pre-concert Talk’ by Mattthew Kraemer, Associate conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic. July 21@ 6:15pm in the gallery at Artpark. The 7pm program is entitled “The Best of Italian Opera,” and will include … more
July 2011 BSA Newsletter
Jul 13th, 2011
July 2011 BSA Newsletter (PDF) Catch up on the achievements and activities of BSA members, as well as our President's recent message.  Events, exhibitions, and opportunities abound in this issue!
BSA Gallery at Artpark Opens May 31
May 18th, 2011
The Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark will be open Tuesday-Friday, 1-4pm, May 31 through Labor Day. Forty-five exhibiting artists from the Buffalo Society of Artists have over 100 beautiful works of art in the gallery. The Gallery will also be open for selected weekend, mainstage and … more
May, 2011 BSA Newsletter
May 17th, 2011
May, 2011 BSA Newsletter (PDF) Catch up on the achievements and activities of BSA members, as well as our President's recent message.  Events, exhibitions, and opportunities abound in this issue!
Artpark Drop Off Reminder
May 15th, 2011
REMINDER:   The Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark450 South Fourth Street, Lewiston NY Drop Off: Sunday, May 15, 2011: 9:00-11:00 AM Please note:  This is the only drop off date.  No on-line entries will be accepted for this show. Click on link below to … more
Annual General Membership Meeting
May 7th, 2011
Bring yourself up to date as your Officers and Board of Directors report on all areas of BSA involvement. This is a time to ask questions, voice comments and renew acquaintances. As a special treat, you will be given the very first viewing of an unedited portion of one of BSA's interviews with a … more
Edward G. Bisone - Limited Edition Book
Apr 17th, 2011
As part of an ongoing project to photograph and catalog Edward G. Bisone's art, Len Kagelmacher has published a limited, collector's edition book, containing over 200 photographs of Bisone's paintings. Each of the 100 hardcover volumes is numbered and signed by the artist. For more information, … more
New Art Experience Sessions at BPAC
Feb 28th, 2011
Good evening. Thank you for your past interest in the Art Experience. We have set 2 new sessions at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. To accommodate busy schedules we are offering 2 parallel sessions on Thursdays (March 24 & 31 @ 6pm) and Saturdays (March 26 and April 2 @ 1pm) Retired … more
Massier Proposal Presentation Materials
Jan 29th, 2011
On Thursday, January 20, 2011, John Massier, curator for Hallwalls, gave a presentation for the Buffalo Society of Artists at the Burchfield Penney Art Center on how to prepare an artist’s statement and write an art proposal. This presentation was developed to assist BSA members in … more
January 20 - How to Write an Exhibition Proposal
Jan 17th, 2011
WHEN: Thursday, January 20 TIME: 6:30pm WHERE: Burchfield Penney Art Center Conference Room WHAT: This is a free, informative and educational opportunity for the membership that has been organized with the 115th Catalogue Exhibition in mind. Please come prepared with lists of questions, … more
December 2010 Newsletter
Dec 16th, 2010
Read the inaugural message from our newly-elected BSA President, Beth Pedersen.  Full text, as well as a calendar of upcoming events, is available for your reading pleasure and download at the link below: December 2010 BSA Newsletter
New Members Meeting
Nov 13th, 2010
All BSA members are invited to the New Members' Reception which will be held on  Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the West Side Rowing Club at the foot of Porter Avenue in Buffalo from 4-7 PM. You will be able to meet old and new members as well as view the work of newly juried Exhibiting … more
Annual Fall Membership Meeting and Dinner
Nov 4th, 2010
The Buffalo Society of Artists will sponsor its Annual Fall Membership Meeting and Dinner on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at the The Buffalo Yacht Club, Foot of Porter Avenue in Buffalo NY. The Members Meeting will begin promptly at 5:30 PM (Note:  There is no … more
Jurying of New Exhibiting Members
Oct 16th, 2010
Jurying for new Exhibiting Members will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2010. Those interested should send in the form on this website (under Membership) at least one week prior to the jury date. Work should be delivered between 10-11AM to Hyatt’s All Things Creative upstairs (entrance on … more
Exhibitions Reminders
Jul 13th, 2010
Exhibitions Reminders: The BSA Open Exhibition at the Carnegie Art Center closes on Saturday, July 17th.  Pick-up of all artwork is one day only from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July, 18th.    The 114th Annual Catalog Exhibition will close on September 5th.  … more
Edward G. Bisone - Catalog
Jul 13th, 2010
Those familiar with local expressionist artist and BSA member, Edward G. Bisone, may also know just how prolific he is.  To preserve a record of his work, and with his permission, I've undertaken a project to capture, photographically, as many of Eddie's paintings and drawings as … more
Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark : Opens June 21
Jun 16th, 2010
The Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark450 South Fourth Street, Lewiston NY Gallery opens June 21, 2010 Artist Reception: Sunday, August 1, 2010:  12:00 Noon — 3:00 PM Artists Party: July 11 from 3:00 — 5:00 PM. Photos courtesy of Nita Easter, … more
Jun 14th, 2010
Buffalo Society of Arists OPEN EXHIBITION for both Exhibiting & Associate member June 17 - July 17, 2010 Opening Gala Reception: Friday, June 18, 2010, 7:00 - 9:00 PM Carnegie Art Center Every member is able to submit one artwork that will be hung. Delivery is Monday, June 14, 2010 from … more
2010 Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark
Jun 2nd, 2010
The Buffalo Society of Artists Gallery at Artpark 450 South Fourth Street, Lewiston NY  Drop Off: Wednesday, June 2, 2010:   3:00-7:00 PM (Please note: this is the only drop off date.) No on-line entries will be accepted for this show, drop off artwork at Artpark. Gallery … more
CALL FOR WORK: Art Centers A Community
May 21st, 2010
"Art Centers a Community" – Hometown Heritage. Exhibition Theme: Capturing a sense of community or hometown heritage reflects how art centers a community. How does your art reflect your community? It may be the community you currently reside in or the one you were raised it; hence hometown … more
Celebrating Women Exhibition & Events
May 21st, 2010
The Market Street Art Center would like to invite YOU to join us in celebrating women!   Celebrating Women is an artistic exhibition with multiple supporting events to celebrate the 90 year anniversary of American women's suffrage. July 24 and runs through August 29, … more
Burchfield Penney 2011 Docent Class
May 10th, 2010
Burchfield Penney Art CenterNow Recruiting Docents for the 2011 Docent Class Join the group on Sunday, May 23rd at 3:00 p.m. to learn about becoming a Burchfield Penney Docent. As a highly trained guide and ambassador for the museum, you will learn how to lead tours with children, students, … more
What Happens to the Art When the Artist is Gone?
Apr 26th, 2010
This seminar for estate planning for artists, collectors, and patrons was presented by Buffalo Society of Artists and the Burchfield Penney Art Center on April 24, 2010. Photos by James Sedwick.                
Grant Swados – Quilted Art
Mar 8th, 2010
April 10 — May 25 ZGM Fine Arts will host Grant Swados — Quilted Art An art show featuring original handmade quilts by Grant Swados. Opening reception April 10 from 6 — 9 PM Live Jazz will be preformed by Caputi & Co. Refreshments served. Additional artwork will feature Don … more
Thumb-Box Exhibition: Award Recipients
Mar 8th, 2010
Exhibition runs from March 6 — 26, 2010  Opening reception was held Sat, March 6, 2010 Congratulations to the award recipients and all the particpating artists! Award Recipients:First & Presidents Award: John O’Reilly — Buffalo Grain Elevator Second & Trautman … more
call for work: Impact Artists' Gallery Fall National Exhibition 2010
Mar 8th, 2010
October 27 — November 26, 2010 Open to all artists 18 years and older in all media except videos. Don Siuta will be the judge and juror. Postmarked date for receiving entries is September 3, 2010. To request a prospectus send SASE to Impact Artists' Gallery, Tri-Main Bldg., 2495 Main … more
call for work: Impact Artist' Gallery Plein Air Exhibition
Mar 8th, 2010
September 22-October 22, 2010. Open to all artists 18 years and older working in all media except videos. There will be a pre-registration but no slides or digital images required. Margaret Martin, a nationally known Plein Air and watercolor artist will judge the show. To request a prospectus send … more
call for work: Lewiston Art Festival
Mar 8th, 2010
Lewiston Art Council is accepting applications for 2010 Lewiston Art Festival.  Deadline is May 7, 2010. click on the link below to open the application form. Artist's Application  
Studio Visit: Monica Angle
Feb 25th, 2010
BSA's February 2010 Studio Visit with Monica Angle.  Photos by Gary Wolfe.        
Call for Work: Art by the Lighthouse
Feb 25th, 2010
Niagara’s Best Outdoor Fine Art Show 5th Annual Show & Sale Niagara Pumphouse Visual Art Centre Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, August 1 2010, 10 AM. to 6 PM Applications now being accepted for jurying. Deadline - June 15, 2010 For more information contact: Darlene Monroe 9819 Niagara … more
CALL FOR WORK: Solo Art Exhibition
Feb 23rd, 2010
You are invited to participate in a drawing for a solo exhibition of your art at the Market Street Art Center!  The exhibition will be held February 2011 in our upstairs gallery. Registration will be accepted from February 1 through April 1, 2010 at a cost of $20 per entry. The winner will … more
Call for Work: PETropolitan Auction of Art
Feb 9th, 2010
To benefit the Maddie’s® Pet Rescue Project, Thursday, April 29, 2010, Jacobs Executive Development Center. Maddie’s® Pet Rescue is currently seeking donations in any medium: photography, watercolor, metal, ceramic, even hand-painted furniture.  To maintain the … more
Feb 2nd, 2010
PRESIDENTIAL, Invitational Exhibition of Past Presidents of the BSA Reception Photos by Gene Witkowski Reception for Artists: Friday, Feb 5, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Show runs February 2 - March 1, 2010 Indigo Gallery 74 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14202 716 . 984 . 9572    
Call for Work: Women Artists Exhibition at the NACC
Jan 21st, 2010
An art exhibition in celebration of Women's History Month in February. For more information go to or contact Bob Drozdowski, Director of Operations & Marketing, Office 282-7530, Cell 940-4525 or The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center 1201 Pine Avenue Niagara … more
Thomas Kegler - WORKSHOP
Jan 16th, 2010
Thomas Kegler is offering a still life painting workshop on Saturday, January 16, 2010 in collaboration with the Roycroft Campus Corporation.  Click on the link below to register. Workshop Registration        
Joseph Whalen - Exhibition
Jan 10th, 2010
Opening Reception: Sunday, January 10, 2010, 2:00 — 5:00 pm at the Kenan Center. A solo exhibit of paintings by Lockport's Joseph Whalen will take place at the Kenan Center House Gallery, January 10 through February 21. The show will open with a free public reception, Sunday, January 10 from … more
Denise Sperry - WORKSHOP
Jan 7th, 2010
Denise Sperry will be teaching a three day Creative Workshop using MIxed Water Media. The dates are Jan 7th-9th, 2010. Please contact for more information or to enroll at 634-8907 or e-mail  
2010 BSA Spring Show - Key Dates
Jan 2nd, 2010
2010 Spring Show, Thumb Box Exhibit Juror: John Massier, Curator, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York Upload Entry Dates: Sat, Jan 2 - Wed, Jan 6, 2010 Show Dates: March 6 - March 26, 2010Opening Reception, Saturday, March 6, 2010 4:00 - 7:00 PM The show will be held at Partners in Art Gallery 74 … more
Call for Work: Winter Moments
Jan 1st, 2010
 "Winter Moments" Photography Contest 2010 from January 9-January 27. Open to all amateur, professional, and junior photographers. for more information send SASE to: "Winter Moments" at Impact Artists' Gallery, Tri-Main bldg. 2495 Main Street, Suite 545, Buffalo, NY 14214 or email:  … more
Robert Schulman - EXHIBITION
Dec 17th, 2009
Robert Schulman's photographs will be on exhibition at The Hospice Resource Center, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227 (next to the former mall). The show runs through December 29, 2009.  The exhibition is in the entrance foyer and halls of the center. It can be seen during the … more
BSA Artists of the 20th Century
Dec 16th, 2009
Artvoice articles by Dean Brownrout shed light on BSA artists.  Click on the links below to read about them. Framed: Will the Real Eugene Dyczkowski Please Stand Up? Framed: Arthur Lindberg: An American Realist … more
Catherine Tillou - EXHIBITION
Dec 15th, 2009
Catherine Tillou has four photos titled, Winter, on exhibit at Indigo Gallery, along with 20 small works from other artists now on through Jan. 4, 2010. http://www.ctillouphotography.comIndigo Gallery 74 Allen StreetBuffalo, NY 14202 716 . 984 . 9572 
BSA Past Presidents - MEETING
Dec 11th, 2009
BSA Past President's Meetingfront row: Norine Spurling, Walter Garver, Rita Argen Auerbach, Coni Menneci, Anita Johnson middle row: Dennis Steirer, George Palmer, George Grace, Georgia Trimper, Lynn Northrup, Carol Townsend, Gary Wolfe top row: Donna Jordan Dusel, Russell Ram, Gerald Mead  
Linda Toomey - EXHIBITION
Dec 8th, 2009
A selection of Linda Toomey's paintings will be on exhibit at Wine on Third, 501 Third Street, Niagara Falls, NY until January 10th.    Linda will be in attendance on Tuesday, December 8 from 7 — 9pm.  
Painting & Refinishing Statues
Nov 30th, 2009
Georgia Trimper is has an opportunity for someone with experience with painting and refinishing statues in churches.  Please send respond to  
Press on 113th Catalogue Exhibition
Nov 23rd, 2009
2009 BSA 113th Catalogue Exhibition in the News: Night and Day Editor, Phil Dzikiy — ART: Buffalo Society of Artists show hits Kenan Center The Daily News, Editor, Ben Beagle — Darien Photographer Among Show Winners (on-line)  The Daily News, Editor, Ben Beagle - Darien … more
BSA New Members
Nov 21st, 2009
2009 Buffalo Society of Artists new members: Hebe Greizerstein Carole Kauber Thomas Kegler Jeffrey Paul Lane Darlene Monroe Susan Palys John Parascak DeEtta Silvestro Denise Sperry Rosemarie Sroka Download PDF of 2009 New Exhibiting Member Bios
113th Exhibition - Pick Up Dates
Nov 16th, 2009
REMINDER Pick up dates are Nov 16 & 17, 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM for the 113th Exhibition. Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust Street, Lockport, NY 14094   (716) 433 2617. All BSA members are entitled to one free full-color catalog of the BSA 113th Exhibition Catalogue Additional … more
Impact Artists’ Gallery: Call for Work
Nov 4th, 2009
Impact Artists’ Gallery National Women’s Exhbition Spring 2010,  March 3 — April 2, 2010 Open to all women 18 years and older in all media, no videos. Entry deadline for submitting slides or digital disc must be postmarked January 16, 2010. For prospectus send SASE to: … more
BSA Fall Membership Meeting & Annual Dinner
Oct 29th, 2009
Thursday, October 29, 2009 BSA Past Presidents: George Grace, Carol Townsend, Russell Ram (back), Rita Auerbach (front), Gary Wolfe (back), Joyce Hill (front), Norine Spurling (back), George Palmer, Anita Johnson, Donna Jordan Dusel, and Dennis Stierer.  Photo by Robert Dworak Fanny's … more
Design and Installation of Artwork
Oct 26th, 2009
Description:  The City University Construction Fund is seeking an Artist to design and install a site-specific outdoor art installation as part of the new Performing Arts Center project at Brooklyn College.  The purpose of this project is to create dynamic and exciting artwork which … more
Wet Your Palette . . . Whet Your Palate
Oct 25th, 2009
Rita Argen Auerbach Oct 25 2009 11 AM - 2 PM Rita is offering this BSA Fundraiser as a watercolor workshop and lunch at the Burchfield Penny Art Center Studio Classroom. The date is Sunday, October 25, 2009, 11am to 2pm. The cost of $65 includes the demonstration, painting, instruction and lunch. … more
Art Studio Available
Oct 15th, 2009
Art Studio – Elmwood/Bryant Street; available Nov. 1st, located in an artists building, 24/7.  Private, quiet, good light, sink, $195.00 includes all utilities and parking.  Call for information call: 716-812-1332.
The Private Collection of Charles Rand Penney
Oct 4th, 2009
The Private Collection of Charles Rand Penney — Western New York Art: A public show and sale One day only: Sunday, October 4, 2009, 1:00 — 6:00 PM.  Free and open to the public. Buffalo/Niagara Marriott Hotel, Ballroom 51340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY 14221 Presented … more
BSA in Flight - Winner
Sep 21st, 2009
Congratulations to Karin Ziegler from Buffalo, NY, winner of the flight on a vintage aircraft this fall over the Letchworth Gorge area in Wyoming County as the foliage turns color. This opportunity was generously donated by the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group (HAG) of Geneseo, NY. Thank you to all … more
Call for Work
Sep 14th, 2009
Seeking work for two shows: 18th Annual Regional Artists Exhibition and Artful Gifts 2009.  The Western New York Artists Group, One Linwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14209.  For more information call 716-885-2251 or download a prospectus from  
Sep 5th, 2009
ART METROPOLIS 2009 September 5 to November 30, 2009 Artists from the Buffalo metropolitan area are invited to exhibit ONE OR MORE of their more recent works at the exhibition ART METROPOLIS 2009. The Opening Reception with artists will take place on Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 2-5 pm. To … more
Poet at an Exhibition
Aug 1st, 2009
Performances of poetry by regional writers inspired by Gallery works by the Buffalo Society of Artists. Inspired by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performance of Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” on Saturday, August 1. Featured will be Michael Basinski, Poet and … more
Upload Instructions for Fall Catalogue Exhibition
Aug 1st, 2009
Attention Members Entering the Fall Exhibition: The instructions for uploading images for the 113th Annual Fall Catalog Exhibition are contained in the PDF document listed below.  Click on the link and print the document.  Keep it close as a reference as you proceed through the upload … more
The Mind’s Eye & the Eye’s Mind. More Poets at an Exhibition
Jun 28th, 2009
A panel of poets and artists reflecting on visual art and verbal expression in art, poetry and prose and more performances of poetry inspired by Galley works. The panel will include Bob Giannetti, Helen Rogers Russell, George Grace, Michael Basinski and E. R. Baxter. George Grace will read his … more
Creative Dinner at Paula Sciuk & Ken Sciog's Home
Jun 12th, 2009
The BSA members and guests who attended the Wines & WWII fundraising event at home of Paula Sciuk and her husband Ken Sciog on Friday, June 12 enjoyed an evening of beautiful weather, a creative pairing of wine with an array of imaginative hors d’oeuvres, and an exciting and informative … more
BSA at the County Executives Office
Mar 9th, 2009
Six Buffalo Society of Artists had work selected by Erie County Executive Chris Collins for exhibition.  Adele Becker, Nancy Cerny, Joan Fitzgerald, Robert Schulman, Paula Sciuk, and Jeffrey Swaluk A private reception for artists and guests was held on March 9th at the County Executives … more