Heather Lynn Harris, artist, author and illustrator, was selected by the toy company PlayMonster to illustrate a series of 6 picture books that translate the characters and world of their newest toy line into books. The books, for children ages 1-5, are combined with a toy — a glow-in-the-dark bug — that focuses on teaching social and emotional lessons. The first 3 books launched Nov. 1 and are sold online at Amazon. The remaining 3 books will launch spring 2023.
Gary L. Wolfe Work Featured in PA Art Center
Gary Wolfe’s work to be showcased in the Hoyt Art Center.
Rich Tomasello Best in Show
Rich Tomasello won Best in Show at the 1st Annual Main Street Music and Art Festival in Niagara Falls NY on Saturday, June 25th. The jurors were Dorothy Fitzgerald and Gerald Mead.
Tara Sasiadek to Create Mural at 1702 Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls
Tara Sasiadek has been selected to create a mural at 1702 Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls. This was an extremely competitive selection process that saw dozens of proposals from talented and experienced artists from across Western New York. Tara’s work was chosen by a panel of our region’s leaders in visual arts and public art initiatives. Tara is an artist, philosopher, and entrepreneur who lives and works in Buffalo. Her current body of work is the series of paintings “The Bandaged Place,” a meditation on the healing complexities of scar tissue. She also creates collaborative and interactive installations with her spoken word artist Marquis Burton. Tara has studied philosophy, painting, and human development throughout her career, and received her MFA in Visual Art from the…
Thomas Kegler Exhibition in San Francisco
Thomas Kegler had a solo exhibition at John Pence Gallery in San Francisco this summer and was highlighted in the American Arts Quarterly with a two page article in the Summer 2011 issue, pp 50-52. Congratulations, Tom!! B
Brenda Molloy In the Flow Artist Talk at River Art Gallery
Brenda Molloy’s Artist Talk and Reception takes place this Saturday 1-3 at River Gallery, 82 Main Street, N. Tonawanda, NY.
Phyllis I. Thompson Opens at Buffalo Arts Studio
Phyllis I. Thompson’s solo exhibition, Making Memories: Telling Visual Stories, opens on September 27, 2019 Buffalo Arts Studio, Suite 500, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214Opening Reception: M&T Fourth Friday, September 27 2019, 5:00-8:00 pm Exhibition runs through November 2, 2019