Charles N. Houseman (b. 1950), Chautauqua for Peter, 3/20/1985; oil on canvas, Overall: 30 x 49 13/16 in. (76.2 x 126.5 cm) Frame: 32 x 51 1/2 in. (81.3 x 130.8 cm); Gift of the Artist, 1986
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.