The Private Collection of Charles Rand Penney

The Private Collection of Charles Rand Penney

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 by Dean Brownrout and in partnership with David Devereaux. For more information,

BSA in Flight – Winner

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 who purchased tickets for this drawing!

Call for Work

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


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 register and for more information, please contact John Zavrel at, or by mail at Museum of European Art, 10545 Main Street, Clarence, NY 14031. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: JULY 31, 2009 Additional information: 1) Artists who would like to be considered should e-mail photos of 3 or 4 of their best recent works to the Museum for selection. 2) The works of art must be ORIGINAL PAINTINGS (oil, acrylic, or mixed media), PHOTOGRAPHS or SCULPTURES….

Upload Instructions for Fall Catalogue Exhibition

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 process. Upload_Instructions_for_113th_Annual_Fall_Juried_Catalog_Exhibition.pdf If you have any questions regarding these instructions you may email Gary L. Wolfe at

Poet at an Exhibition

Poet at an Exhibition

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 Director of the UB Poetry Collection on work of Sarah Prochownick and Joan Turrell; poet and author E. R. Baxter on all the pictures at the exhibition including work by Linda Parlato; Bob Borgatti, poet and Slipstream editor on work of Irene Haupt; Bob Giannetti, co–sponsor of the program and owner of Bob’s Olde Books, on work of Helen Rogers Russell and Fran Noonan; Norah Perez, novelist and prose poet, on work of Pat Fortunato and James Sedwick; Dan Sicoli, poet and Slipstream editor on…

The Mind’s Eye & the Eye’s Mind. More Poets at an Exhibition

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 poems on work of Priscilla Bowen, Adele Becker and Kathleen Dworak. Bob Giannetti will read poems on the work of Lorna Berlin and Joan Hambleton. Michelle Kratts, poet and Lewiston Public Library Librarian, will read her poem on work of Rose Popper. Pianist Claudia Andres will perform piano works from the late Romantic and Impressionistic period.

Creative Dinner at Paula Sciuk & Ken Sciog’s Home

Creative Dinner at Paula Sciuk & Ken Sciog’s Home

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 discussion and display of World War II aircraft, all of which sparked great conversation and good fellowship. To enhance the taste of both wine and food, the extensive selection of wines from Italy, France and Oregon were paired with Italian piave cheese, French brie, prosciutto, Mediterranean and French olives and goat cheese, served with French baguettes, and a cornucopia of familiar and exotic fruits including grapes, dates, currents, Asian pears, blackberries, apricots, strawberries, cherries, kumquats,…

BSA at the County Executives Office

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 office. George Grace, BSA President and Celeste Lawson, Executive Director, Arts Council were in attendance.