Member Achievements

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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.  

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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

Member Achievement

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

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

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

Member Achievement

WNY Artists Group Exhibit -Jennifer Dowdell

Posted March 10, 2021

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

 

Member Achievement

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

Member Achievement

Andrea Tasevski

Posted July 19, 2020

Member Achievement

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.

Member Achievement

Made in NY 2020 Exhibition

Posted May 26, 2020

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

 

Member Achievement

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

Member Achievement

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.

 

Member Achievement

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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