Andrea Tasevski received the Rochester Art Supply Award for Renée at the Pastel Society of Western New York’s The Art of Light and Color show at the Kenan Center. She also won a Dick Blick award for Streets of Siena at the 9th Annual Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition at the LARAC Mountain Gallery in Glens Falls, NY,
Dennis Stierer’s photograph, Good Hope Picnic Grounds from his project ByPassed America, was chosen for the exhibit Forgotten. The exhibit was juried by Paula Tognarelli at the SE CENTER for Photography, 116 East Broad St. in Greenville, SC. The exhibit will hang in the main gallery from 9/1 – 9/30/2023.
Look who made the cover of the latest Stroll Delaware Park magazine – David Cloyd! David is behind the redesign and many new functions of the Buffalo Society of Arts website. (Photo by Michelle Day Photography)
Susan Explains I have good news to share with our membership that started with the BSA website artist listings! I was contacted in April by a young woman inquiring for her dad about a very special commission. Her dad’s dream was to have a landscape painting done as an “heirloom” artwork. It was a very special landscape depicting the village he was born in and the home of his ancestors, Futani, Italy. The young lady informed me that she had been searching for an artist willing to take on commission for a large (30″x48″) painting for quite some time when she was referred to the Buffalo Society of Artist’s website. After looking through the exhibiting artists profiles and featured work, she reached out to me…
The first summer BSA Open Studio visit after our required COVID break was held at Sally Treanor’s home studio on Saturday, June 3rd. Sally provided an overview of the build-out of the space from unheated/uncooled attic to a modern, up-to-date, purpose-built work space. Visitors saw slide-in painting storage and shelving for acid-free boxes and teaching materials. A flat file provides a framing station. The area is super-insulated with a Mitsubishi unit providing heating and cooling. Finally, color corrected, full-spectrum lighting was chosen over skylights and the whole space was rewired. Sally gave two demonstrations illustrating some of the special joys of watercolor. The first was a mini video (4.5 minutes) demo of surf and rocks. The second demo was a paint-along that Sally calls “The…
Gerald Mead presented a lecture “A Passion for Collecting Art” at the Garret Club in Buffalo on February 9 (coordinated by Catherine Tillou) and at Canterbury Woods Gates Circle on March 8. He also juried the entries for the upcoming American Craftsman Artisan Festival at the Kenan Center and judged the West Seneca School District Annual Student Exhibition.
Sally Treanor and the Hope Studio Painters, including BSA members Janet Ide, Sandy Ludwig, Carol Siracuse and Sally Treanor are exhibiting their work in the Art Gallery at Fox Run in Orchard Park (corner of 20A & California Road). The exhibition will be on view through August 31st. Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 am – 7 pm. One Fox Run Lane, Orchard Park Enter through Commons Building 716.662.5001 foxrunorchardpark.com
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Jane Foley Ferraro had three of her paintings featured in Still Point Arts Quarterly Spring Issue “Minimalist Wisdom”. This art and literary journal published by Shanti Arts features historical and contemporary art, fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
Brian Porter was commissioned to create the Charles W. Howard Santa Sculpture by The Albion Betterment Committee of Albion, New York. Charles W. Howard (1896-1966) was an American actor, teacher and founder of the first Santa Claus School, Albion, NY 1937. He was the Macy’s parade Santa Claus for 18 years, from 1948-1965. The unveiling ceremony took place Saturday June 10th, 2023 in downtown Albion, New York, after the town annual Strawberry Festival parade. Press coverage was published in the “Orleans Hub.”