WNYAG ANNUAL FALL DINNER & SILENT ART AUCTION

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, Karen Carbonara, Richard Christian, Carol Koziol Clark, Donna Jordan Dusel, Jane Foley Ferraro, Fred Fielding, Joan Fitzgerald, Robert Freeland, George Gilham, Jerold Glaser, Eileen Graetz, Joan Hambleton, Marie Hassett, Joyce Hill, Jean Jain, Anita Johnson, Donna Kane, Bill Krause, Marty Kutas, Dorothy Market, Bruce Marzahn, Julie McIndoo, George Miller, George Palmer, Pamela Pollock, Marie Prince, Lena Ralston, Paul Rybarczyk, Andrew Sanders, Donald Scheller, Kath Schifano, Robert Seivert, Joan Langley Shaw, Carol Case Siracuse, Donald J. Siuta, Diana B. Slatin, Diane Sterbak, Dennis Stierer,…

Jurying for Exhibiting Members

Exhibiting Membership Jurying Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018 EXHIBITING MEMBERSHIP IS AWARDED TO ARTISTS WHO HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED INTO BSA THROUGH A JURYING PROCESS. BENEFITS: – ENTER AND COMPETE IN PROFESSIONALLY JURIED EXHIBITIONS SPONSORED BY BSA. – RECEIVE BSA HONORS AND AWARDS. – RECEIVE INVITATIONS TO ALL BSA EXHIBITIONS OPENINGS. – BE ELIGIBLE TO SERVE AS AN ELECTED MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND HOLD OFFICE. – RECEIVE THE BSA NEWSLETTER AND EMAILS. – RECEIVE DISCOUNTS WHEN APPLICABLE TO BSA SPONSORED EVENTS. Look for the prospectus on this website toward the end of the summer.

Artbreast Bidders Silent Auction

Artbreast Bidders Silent Auction

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 of the Public’s Favorite 10 will be available – all checks written to the Breast Cancer Network of WNY.

Winter Exhibition Awards, 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: Tim Brooks, The Consequence of TimeHonorable Mention: Donna Jordon Dusel, Independence Pass Rocky MountainsHonorable Mention: Anita L. Johnson, Totems XI

121st Catalogue Exhibition Awards, 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 Spiller Memorial Award Robert Schulman Along the Way, archival digital print Project 308 Award Len Biszkont Evening Constitutional, oil on paper Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff Award Beth Pederson Networks II, encaustic monotype on Kitakata paper Pencil in the River Award Barbara J. Murak Mountain Shadows, hand knit; manipulation technique; sculpture 68Shots Award Kathleen McDonnell A Winter Walk, pastel on UArt 320 pastel board with underpainting Honorable Mention Lynn Northrup Spirit Connector, found parts and natural objects as connectors

New Member Jurying Prospectus

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 and awards. – Receive invitations to all BSA Exhibitions openings. – Be eligible to serve as an elected member of the Board of Directors and hold office. – Receive the BSA Newsletter and emails. – Receive discounts when applicable to BSA sponsored events. Click the link below to download the prospectus. BSA_MemberBrochure_2018.pdf

BSA Spring 2017 Exhibition Awards

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 Motorcycle Painting John and Shelly McKendry Award Fire Birds BARBARA FOX PAINTING, 20X24, 2015 $1200.00 Floral oil on canvas painting Deborah Hill Painting Studio Award In This Age FRANCIS A. NOONAN PAINTING, 28X32, 2016 $2650.00 oil on panel The Frame and Save Award The Sentry #2 KATHLEEN MCDONNELL PAINTING, 18″ X 24″, 2016 $900.00 Pastel with underpainting on sanded surface Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff Award In the summer of 2015 Ken picked the cherries from our tree, I…

Benefit Exhibition for the Western New York Land Conservancy

“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 Arts has a long commitment to the Land Conservancy, which permanently protects Western New York’s most cherished farmland, forests, wetlands and natural places. The exhibition “The Art of Native Plants” will focus on the importance of native plants in the ecosystem of our area. Artwork considered for this exhibition should depict native plants, their environs, or the wildlife they support throughout the seasons. All mediums are encouraged, and framed pieces should be current original…

2017 Entrepreneurship in the Arts

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 requirements, finance and insurance, trademark and copyright law, and e-commerce and marketing. The final session will feature a panel of artistic entrepreneurs who earn a living from their creative enterprises. Space is limited to 30 registrants. Discounts are available for Buffalo State students and alumni. This professional development program is offered as a package of five sessions. Sessions are not available individually. 5 consecutive Thursday evenings: February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 2 5:45pm – 9:00pm Rockwell Room 302 For more information: Call our office at (716) 878-4030…