Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study for Fireflies and Lightning #1, c.1964-65; conté crayon on paper, Overall: 13 1/8 x 9 5/16 in. (33.3 x 23.7 cm) Frame: 21 x 17 in. (53.3 x 43.2 cm); Gift of the Artist, 1967
The Burchfield Penney is the first green art museum in New York State and is LEED-certified Silver. This feat befits a museum dedicated to the art and vision of Charles Burchfield, an artist whose love of the natural world was the subject of much of his painting.