Member Achievements

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Cindy Cherko O'Mara Work On View at Old Forge

Posted December 8, 2022

Cindy Cherko O'Mara's "Intensity" on view at Winter Exhibition in Old Forge

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Gary L. Wolfe's Work Accepted Into Castellani Collection

Posted December 3, 2022

Gary L. Wolfe's work accepted into Castellani collection.

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Gary L. Wolfe's Work Accepted Into Castellani Collection

Posted December 3, 2022

Gary L. Wolfe's work accepted into Castellani collection.

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Jackie Albarella Launches her Latest Book - "Interesting Women of Western New York"

Posted December 1, 2022

Jackie Albarella launched her latest book to a welcoming reception of hundreds of admirers thanks to support from Scott Beiler and the West Herr Auto Group.

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LeRoi Johnson to Exhibit in International 'No Boundaries' in NYC

Posted December 1, 2022

LeRoi Johnson is invited to participate in International 'No Boundaries' Exhibit in NYC.

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Michelle Marcotte Launches Childrens' Books YouTube Channel

Posted November 20, 2022

Michelle Marcotte is adding childrens' book reviewer to her many talents. Check out her new YouTube Channel!

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Ujima Company Awards Peter Olonade a Fellowship

Posted August 17, 2022

BSA member and Hunt Residency artist Peter Olonade has been awarded a fellowship from the Ujima Company.

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Barbara Murak's 'Sprout' included in California 2022 Women in Art Exhibit

Posted July 31, 2022

Barbara Murak's "Sprout" is featured in Las Laguna Art Gallery 2022 Women in Art Exhibition.

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Frani Evedon's 'Spinal Bouquet' featured in New Mexico Show

Posted July 9, 2022

'Through The Body' show in New Mexico will feature Frani Evedon's work.

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Bill Maggio wins Best in Booth at Hamptons Fine Art Fair

Posted July 5, 2022

Bill Maggio was honored with Best in Booth at the first Hamptons Fine Art Fair.

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Char Szabo-Perricelli Sculpting Olean Woodland Squirrel

Posted June 29, 2022

Char Szabo-Perricelli is designing a Woodland Squirrel for the City of Olean.

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Frani Evedon's 'Garden" awarded Oseroff Memorial Purchase Prize from CEPA

Posted June 10, 2022

Frani Evedon's 'Garden' awarded Grand Prize from CEPA 

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Gary Wolfe work selected for "Unmasked: Contemporary Portraiture" exhibition - Long Island

Posted May 28, 2022

Gary Wolfe's work has been selected for Long Beach Exhibition this Summer.

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Frani Evedon Work Juried into Minneapolis Show

Posted May 14, 2022

An abstract photo image by Frani Evedon to be featured in Minneapolis Gallery.

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George Grace work named 'Best in Show' in Carnegie Exhibit

Posted May 8, 2022

The Buffalo Fine Arts League presents George Grace with 'Best in Show' for their Spring Exhibit.

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BSA Member Mike Randall Celebrates 50 Years of Performing Mark Twain Live!

Posted April 26, 2022

Mike Randall celebrates more than two thousand performances and 50 years of performing his one man show, "Mark Twain Live".

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Cut, Fold, Roll: Making Art With Paper features Mara Odette

Posted April 20, 2022

A new Castellani Art Museum exhibit features three artists including BSA's Mara Odette.

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Mara Odette Featured in "Re-Creations" Glen Echo Park, MD

Posted April 19, 2022

Mara Odette sculpture is featured in a Maryland art show. The pieces are inspired by rough shapes left by wood turner Phil Brown.

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Gary L. Wolfe Work Featured in PA Art Center

Posted April 18, 2022

Gary Wolfe's work to be showcased in the Hoyt Art Center.

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Dennis Stierer to Exhibit at Appalachian Center for Photography

Posted March 18, 2022

Dennis Stierer photographs to be showcased in large format exhibit in Appalachian Center for Photography.

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Tanya Chutko and Students Win Second Place in El Museo's 'Untethered'

Posted March 14, 2022

El Museo's 'Untethered- Side-by-Side Exhibition' features Buffalo Public School students and teachers.

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Killelea's 'Near and Far' Opens at the Botanical Gardens

Posted March 2, 2022

Killelea's ' Near and Far' opens at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens March 23.

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Marc Duquette Exhibits in NYC and Wausau, WI

Posted March 1, 2022

Marc Duquette elected artist member of the Salmagundi Club in NYC and will exhibit there March 21- April 8.

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Paula Sćiuk Collaborates with Burchfield Penney on "Reworking Sense"

Posted February 28, 2022

Paula Sćiuk is working with the Burchfield Penney on a four part series:  Reworking Sense to premier in April.

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Gary L. Wolfe Work to be Featured in Made in NY 2022 Exhibition

Posted February 27, 2022

Jurors for the Made in NY 2022 Exhibition at the Schieinfurth Memorial Art Center have selected two of Gary L. Wolfe's works for the exhibit.

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Sara Baker Michalek work selected for Portland State University 'Corporal Gestures''

Posted February 24, 2022

Sara Baker Michalek's collage to be featured in Portland 'Corporal Gestures' exhibition.

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Paul Rybarczyk work selected for Art Dialogue Gallery Show

Posted February 23, 2022

Paul Rybarczyk work selected for 'The Male Form- A Study of the Male Figure in Art from 1930's to the Present.

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"Theras" by Lynn Northrop added to the Burchfield collection

Posted February 18, 2022

Lynn Northrop's "Theras" has been acquired by the Burchfield Penney.

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Burchfield Penney acquires work by Laura Minor

Posted February 18, 2022

Laura Minor's 'Titan's Impassive Twilight' acquired by the Burchfield Penney.

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LeRoi Johnson's work featured in Los Angeles E.K. Gallery pre-Super Bowl Gala

Posted February 13, 2022

'Art 'n' the Bowl' sports and art gala sponsored by NFL alumni featured BSA artist LeRoi Johnson.

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Susan Palys Work Featured in WNY Artists Group Exhibition

Posted January 30, 2022

Susan Palys work to be featured in juried Western NY Artists Group Exhibition.

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Edreys Wajed to Co-curate AK Northland Exhibition

Posted January 25, 2022

Edreys Wajed to co-curate "In These Truths" at the Albright Knox Northland opening February 19th.

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Karen Tashjian's 'Abstructured' to open at BAM

Posted January 19, 2022

Karen Tashjian's 'Abstructured' opening at BAM is among four projects she has in the works.

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Gary L. Wolfe's Work Selected for Gallerium Exhibit and Publication

Posted January 9, 2022

Gary L. Wolfe's painting selected for Gallerium Art Exhibitions "Emotions 2021".

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Audrey Kay Dowling and Gary L. Wolfe Awarded $10,000 Grants from NYS Council on the Arts

Posted December 14, 2021

Two Buffalo Society of Artists Exhibiting Members snag $10,000 NYS grants to complete their art projects.

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Veterans Collaborative Quilt Featured on Report to Congress

Posted December 7, 2021

The "Hand to Hand" quilt was selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the cover of their report to Congress.

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Gary Wolfe's Work Selected for Chicago ARC Gallery Exhibit

Posted December 6, 2021

Gary L. Wolfe's work is included in an upcoming show at Chicago's ARC Gallery.

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Marcotte Invitation to N. Falls Underground RR Heritage Center Fundraiser

Posted November 30, 2021

Celebrate the season with Michelle Marcotte in a fun filled afternoon to benefit the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Museum.

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Marc Duquette Work Accepted into Chicago Exhibit

Posted November 15, 2021

Marc Duquette's, "Letting Go", accepted into Chicago exhibition - Quest for the Modern Figure.

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Erin Long's "Keeping Time" Opens at BAM

Posted November 14, 2021

Erin Long explains her process by mimicking her hand as a violinist.  She plays with color, light and form to compose works that celebrate her love affair with art and music. 

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Edreys Wajed Launches Pop Up 'Eat Off Art' Retail Space

Posted November 6, 2021

Edreys Wajed launches new Eat Off Art retail pop up in downtown Buffalo

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Marc Duquette is Featured in International Arts Magazine

Posted November 5, 2021

The Guide Artists is featuring BSA artist Marc Duquette.

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Monica Angle Appointed to NYS Council on the Arts

Posted November 5, 2021

BSA Board Member Monica Angle is one of nine new appointees to the New York State Council on the Arts.

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Kathleen Sherin's 'Stable Structures and Disruptive Forces'

Posted October 29, 2021

Kathleen Sherin's 'Stable Structures and Disruptive Forces' lights up the Buffalo Arts Studio.

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Kathleen Sherin's "Reflections" on Exhibit at Pausa Art House

Posted October 29, 2021

Reflections- Select Recent Prints by Kathleen Sherin on view at Pausa Art House through December 1.

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Robert Schulman Artworks on View at Moog

Posted October 29, 2021

The works of Robert Schulman will be on view at the Moog Aircraft Employees Campus.

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Michael Cancilla's 'Through My Eyes' Opens at the Carnegie Art Center

Posted October 26, 2021

Michael Cancilla opens a solo exhibit "Through My Eyes" at the Carnegie Art Center

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Arthur Barnes Creates Series of Erie Canal Murals in Orleans County

Posted October 18, 2021

Arthur Barnes has been working on a series of Erie Canals murals in Orleans County.

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Artist Joan Fitzgerald Pens Her Third Crime Novel

Posted October 18, 2021

Joan Fitzgerald's 'Death's Cold Harvest', her third crime novel, tops off her run of fourteen published books. 

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Celebrating Daemen: Works From the Gerald Mead Collection

Posted October 18, 2021

Daemen College showcases BSA members who are current or former faculty members from the Gerald Mead Collection.

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Wendy Caldwell Maloney's Connections: The Junctures in Our Lives at Betty's

Posted October 16, 2021

Wendy Caldwell Maloney's watercolors and mixed media works on view at Betty's.

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Barbara Mink's Work to Show at Rochester's Oxford Gallery

Posted October 13, 2021

Mink's "Golden Compass" to show at Oxford Gallery.

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Jeanne Gugino Selected to Exhibit Three Works at Quin House, Boston, MA.

Posted October 13, 2021

Jeanne Gugino has been selected to exhibit three of her works at the Quin House in Boston, MA.

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Michele Marcotte's Paintings Make The Menu in Two Exhibits

Posted October 13, 2021

Michele Marcotte's work is accepted in two exhibits, the Hera Gallery in Rhode Island and Exhibizone, an exhibit platform for Biararin, a Toronto, Canada based company.

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Phyllis Thompson Completes AK Residency and Northland Mural

Posted September 27, 2021

Phyllis Thompson has completed a six week residency at the Albright Knox Northland and mural on Northland Avenue wall.

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John Merlino Bestowed Two 2021 American Art Awards

Posted September 26, 2021

John Merlino takes two top honors for Realism and Futurism from the 2021 American Art Awards.

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Linda Ludwig wins first place in Arts Center of Yates County Exhibit

Posted August 29, 2021

Linda Ludwig garners top honors in 2021 ACYC show in Penn Yan.

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Mead and Bond selected to jury winners for show at Rochester Library

Posted August 29, 2021

Gerald Mead and Diane Bond jury winners for Rochester Exhibit.

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William McCullagh takes First Prize in Buffalo Fine Arts League Show

Posted August 29, 2021

McCullagh takes top prize in Kenan Center Buffalo Fine Arts League Show.

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Evedon's 'Two Bags Packed #3' Traveling to Rochester

Posted August 1, 2021

Frani Evedon work to be on exhibit in Rochester Memorial Art Gallery show.

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Sean Madden Produces Web Documentary: Who is FlashBamPow?

Posted July 21, 2021

Sean Madden is an artist and guitarist who has produced a documentary on his performance experiences: Who Is FlashBoomPow?

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George Grace Featured in Fine Arts League Fall Exhibition

Posted July 20, 2021

George Grace will be the featured artist in the Fine Arts League Fall Exhibition at the Kenan House.

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Wajed Unveils John Lewis Mural on Anniversary of Congressman's Passing

Posted July 16, 2021

Edreys Wajed unveiled a mural of the late congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis on Buffalo's Matt Urban Center.

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Tasevski Painting Wins Portrait Award at Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition

Posted July 15, 2021

Andrea Tasevski's portrait 'Ryan' wins portrait award at Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition.

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Barbara Murak Sculpture juried into Exhibit by Marin Society of Artists

Posted July 12, 2021

Barbara Murak's "Broken Hearted" hand knitted sculpture was juried into a national exhibition, Expressions 2021, Marin Society of Artists.

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Marc Duquette exhibits at NYC's Salmagundi Club

Posted July 9, 2021

Congratulations to Marc Duquette who is honored again to have two paintings selected to be shown at the Salmagundi Club

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Mike Killelea Wins First Prize in the Canandaigua 'Paint the Town' event

Posted June 13, 2021

Mike Killelea won first prize in the Canandaigua “Paint the Town” plein air event.

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Lynn Northrop to exhibit at Big Orbit/CEPA Galleries

Posted June 1, 2021

Lynn Northrop's sculpture works to be presented at Big Orbit/CEPA Galleries.

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Paula Sciuk accepted into Icelandic Arts Program

Posted June 1, 2021

Paula Sciuk has been granted residency in the Gullkistan Center for Creativity in Iceland.

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Rose Popper sculpture accepted into Made In NY Exhibition

Posted May 28, 2021

Rose Popper’s sculpture, “Bloom,” 2020, alabaster,  was accepted into the juried Made in NY 2020 art exhibit.

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Nancy Belfer work accepted into Burchfield Penney exhibit

Posted May 27, 2021

Nancy Belfer's fiber work has been accepted into a show at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center.

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Deborah Hill wins Best Impressionist in National Acrylics & Painters Society

Posted May 25, 2021

Deborah Hill's 'Losing the Mamba' has won the Best Impressionism Category by the National Acrylic & Oil Painters' Society.  The contest was for the Best of America Small Works 2021.

Her work was featured at the Principle Gallery in Charleston SC.

You can view the entire exhibition here -on display from May 7- June 2.

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Gerald Mead contributes to two books by BSA artists

Posted April 25, 2021

Gerald Mead wrote the introduction to books about BSA artists Russell Ram and Coni Minneci.

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Gerald Mead honored by CEPA for "Collage-A-Day"

Posted April 20, 2021

Gerald Mead honored in CEPA Gallery Big Orbit Members Exhibition.

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Lee Williams to exhibit at Kenan Gallery

Posted April 18, 2021

Lee Williams to exhibit in show honoring F.B. Clench at the Kenan Gallery.

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Andrea Tasevski's portrait "Ryan" garners award by the Pastel Society

Posted April 15, 2021

Andrea Tasevski's portrait 'Ryan' has been honored by the Pastel Society of Western New York.  

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Jane Foley Ferraro awarded Outstanding Acrylic Awards by FASO

Posted April 14, 2021

The BoldBrush Painting Competition has awarded Jane Foley Ferraro awards in January and February for outstanding acrylics

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Judy Hodge honored as featured artist for Artsy Shark

Posted April 12, 2021

Hodge is honored for her abstract landscapes in Artsy Shark.

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Donna Dusel and Dennis Stierer photographs featured at Kenan House Gallery

Posted April 11, 2021

The Lockport Locks are featured through photographs from Donna Jordan Dusel, former BSA President, and Dennis Stierer at the Kenan House Gallery.

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Nancy Mariani wins 'Leading Where You Are' Spark Award

Posted March 30, 2021

Nancy Mariani honored with Spark Award in 'Leading Where You Are' category.

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Linda Ludwig featured in 'Color My World' Exhibit

Posted March 29, 2021

Linda B Ludwig will be a featured artist in the “Color My World “ exhibition at the Arts Center of Yates County

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Monica Angle 'Spring Line' Exhibit at Meibohm Fine Arts

Posted March 12, 2021

Meibohm Fine Arts is showcasing the work of Monica Angle in the Spring Line from March 19- April 17, 2021

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Phyllis Thompson featured in Wells Foundation celebration of women of the arts

Posted March 12, 2021

Phyllis Thompson is featured in a virtual exhibition organized by the Wells Foundation to celebrate women in the arts.

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Thompson's family story published in Kindred Stories: Genealogy and Family History

Posted March 12, 2021

BAC member Phyllis Thompson's family life story has been published in a new book - Kindred Stories: Genealogy and Family History

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WNY Artists Group Exhibit -Jennifer Dowdell

Posted March 10, 2021

The Western New York Artists Group Exhibit includes BSA member Jennifer Dowdell

 

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Auerbach Raises funds for Arts in School Program

Posted February 25, 2021

Rita Argen Auerbach raised more than $3,000 in cash for an Arts in Schools program in St. Petersburg, Florida

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Andrea Tasevski

Posted July 19, 2020

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Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolors

Posted May 30, 2020

Three BSA Members have been accepted into  the Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolors. The Exhibition opens August 7, 2020 and runs until September 27, 2020 at the View Art Center, Old Forge, New York. They are Catherine O’Neill, Carol Case Siracuse and Jane Stoddard.

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Made in NY 2020 Exhibition

Posted May 26, 2020

Made in NY 2020The Schweinfurth Art Center, 
Auburn, New York

 

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Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Awards Winners

Posted May 5, 2020

BSA Members Jane Stoddard, Audrey Kay Dowling and Catherine O’Neill have won awards in the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition.

 

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Beth Pederson, Unsung Hero

Posted March 25, 2020

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Eileen Pleasure at Meibohm Fine Arts

Posted March 3, 2020

The Pleasure of Color - Abstract Paintings

Eileen Pleasure

 

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BSA Members Represented in 20/20 Vision at the Castellani Art Museum

Posted February 19, 2020

67 BSA Members Represented in 20/20 Vision: Women Artists in Western New York.

 

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George Grace's "Steeling America--A Poetic Memoir of Bethlehem Steel's Lackawanna Plant"

Posted February 19, 2020

Past President George Grace's second edition of "Steeling America--A Poetic Memoir of Bethlehem Steel's Lackawanna Plant" has been accepted by the National Steelworkers' Archives in Bethlehem, PA. 

Member Achievement

Margaret Haug-Chlebowski Exhibits Watercolors

Posted November 15, 2019

Consider the Moon is an exhibit of watercolors by BSA member Margaret Haug-Chlebowski and textile wall hangings by Camille Klein.

 

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Steve Seigel Nominated for Prestigious Award

Posted October 22, 2019

B.S.A. artist Steve Siegel was recently nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Black and White Spider Award in the category of Architectural Photography. This was his 4th consecutive Spider Award nomination.

Member Achievement

Charles Houseman Opens in Springville

Posted September 8, 2019

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