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…

BSA Annual Dinner Meeting

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, complete, and return this form to Nancy Mariani by November 1, to reserve your place!!!!!! —>> Annual Dinner Flyer

2016 Thumb Box Award Winners

2016 Thumb Box Award Winners

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 Witucki received The Partners in Art: “Excellence in Realism” Award for “Cut Pasture” Jan Agati Abarno was awarded the Pencil in the River Award. A Special Award was presented by Meibohm Fine Arts! Adele Becker and Jeanne Beck were given the honor of a Joint Exhibition at Meibohm Fine Arts! Congratulations to the artists who were honor for their beautiful works. The Thumb Box Exhibition can be seen through July 29, 2016.