Rita Argen Auerbach received The Arts Council in Buffalo & Erie County’s Individual Achievers Award at their 23rd Annual Arts Awards Luncheon on Mar. 20. Ten BSA members bought a table to applaud Rita’s achievement.
Nancy Clarke Mariani won Best of Show for her soft pastel Holding the Sheets. The Pastel Society of Western New York Spring Exhibition was held at St John Fisher College in the Patrick O’Keefe Ross Gallery.
Joan Fitzgerald‘s collage “Through Any Other Door” received an award in the National Collage Society’s 27th Annual Juried Internet Exhibition on view from November 1st. She exhibited a painting “Harbor Lights” in the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club’s 115th Annual Open Juried Exhibition at the National Arts Club, New York City. A collage was accepted into the Teaching Collection at Kent State University. Joan’s website is at http://www.joanfitzgeraldart.com/
Gerald Mead exhibited his work at the Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts in Ekaterinburg, Russia last November, in a “Buffalo Artist Exchange” exhibition. Hs work will also be published in the forthcoming textbook “Exploring Color Photographs: From Film to Pixels” (5th Edition, Elseviers Focal Press).
BSA members, Arthur Barnes, Catherine Brown, Michael McMahon, Helen Russell, Joan Shaw, Dennis Stierer, Mark Weld, Joan Turrell and Anne Zohur are part of a show at Kenan Center, “Group of Twelve,” opening on February 20 (2-5pm) and running through March 20, 2011.