Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Study for Fireflies and Lightning #6, c.1964-65; conté crayon on paper, Overall: 12 7/8 x 17 in. (32.7 x 43.2 cm) Frame: 19 x 25 in. (48.3 x 63.5 cm); Gift of the Artist, 1967
In 1966, Charles Burchfield himself cut the ribbon to open the Burchfield Art Center, located inside Rockwell Hall at Buffalo State College. Today, the Burchfield Penney Art Center (renamed to honor donations from Charles Rand Penney) is the gateway to the campus.