Art/Photography

5 Mar 20180 “Light and Shadows and How They Interact” is the topic for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday evening, March 15, at 6:15 p.m. You are invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray this subject.  There will also be a show-and-tell time when members can share some of their best pictures.  The featured speaker will be announced at the meeting.  A social time follows the program. First-time visitors are welcome to participate free of charge. The annual membership is $30. Among the benefits of membership are discounts on photography classes, field trips,...

5 Mar 20180 Join us for the opening reception of "Selected Works by Tom Busch" on Friday, March 9, 6:30-9:30 PM at the Project 308 Gallery located at 308 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120. This solo exhibition will feature work by Buffalo native, Tom Busch. “Selected Works” will showcase his works depicting faces and figures in environments that are both recognizable and metaphorical. Busch began making images in 1973 as a still photographer and filmmaker while attending State University of New York at Buffalo.  His personal films were screened in galleries in Western New York and in several national and international shows. In 1980 Tom...

29 Jan 20180 The American Alliance of Museums recently announced the winners of its 2017 Museum Publication competition, including the State University of New York at Fredonia for the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery exhibition catalogue titled “Kahn & Selesnick: Truppe Fledermaus and the Carnival at the End of the World.” Fredonia Department of Visual Arts and New Media Associate Professor Jason Dilworth designed the catalogue. Marion Art Gallery Director Barbara Rӓcker coordinated the publication and curated the exhibition. The publication and exhibition were a collaboration with internationally renowned artists Nicholas Kahn and Richard...

29 Jan 20181 FREDONIA – The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Art, an examination of two recent exhibitions by the 80-year-old artist, on Thurs., Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. as part of its Art & Architecture On Screen Series.  Additionally, local ceramic artist Marcia Merrins will exhibit her unique and creative work in the Village Hall lobby before and during the show; and the short documentary, Moods, Mountains and Masterpieces. A Portrait of an Artist. Marcia Merrins., by Roslin Smith, will be screened at the start of the evening’s program. Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney...

24 Jan 20180 "Merging Mediums" will showcase the work of 27 artists ranging in style and medium including painting, sculpture, interactive art, music, poetry, and dance. The exhibition will feature a collective of Western New York artists who participated in the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) conference hosted by Arts Services Initiative of WNY (ASI) in October 2016. With the help of the staff at ASI, this collective artists is now reuniting to bring a group exhibition to Buffalo, NY. Join us for the opening reception on Friday, March 2, 2018, 6-9 PM at the Main Street Gallery located at 515 Main Street, Buffalo, NY where attendees will enjoy a...

24 Jan 20181 “Your support for the Arts in our county is so appreciated and benefits our communities endlessly!” was the enthusiastic report of one of last year’s recipients of a United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County (UAA) grant. The UAA is now accepting applications from Chautauqua County artists and organizations for its 2018 Projects Pool Grants Program. “Every year a portion of the funds raised through the United Arts Appeal’s fund drive is awarded to individual artists and artistic projects,” explained UAA President Julie Newell. “Our purpose is to assist the careers of working artists and to enhance the cultural life of Chautauqua...

24 Jan 20180 The exhibition will be displayed simultaneously at JCC’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses from February 15 to March 27.Opening receptions, with remarks by Meyer about his “Scarred for Life” project, will be held from 6-8 p.m. on February 15 in the Weeks Gallery in Jamestown and on February 16 in the Center Gallery in Olean. Both events are free and open to the public. Gallery director Patricia Briggs will also present an informal discussion of the exhibition in the Weeks Gallery at noon on March 8. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 338.1301. The exhibitions feature works...

16 Jan 20181 Octagon Gallery will be opening a new show on Friday, February 16th, featuring the artwork of Cecelia Ivy Price, former art therapist at Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, and former art teacher at Aspire of Western New York where she created artwork with adults with disabilities. She is now attending Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, pursuing a Master in Art Education. Guests can meet the artist at the opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. in the gallery while enjoying wine from The Winery at Majim Manor and A Gust of Sun Winery as well as some light refreshments. Entitled, “Recherche'” Price’s exhibit will...

8 Jan 20180 By melding the roles of artist and cultural historian, Enrique Chagoya has made a name for himself as he creates alternative interpretations of current events. Chagoya turns his attention to current socio-political events for the first exhibition of 2018 in the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at the State University of New York at Fredonia. “Aliens Sans Frontières” (Aliens Without Borders) opens Jan. 19. The title is taken from a 2016 lithograph by Chagoya. Chagoya will speak about his artwork as part of the Visual Arts and New Media Department’s Visiting Artist Program on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 8:30 p.m. in McEwen Hall, Room...
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