Paul Sharits (1943-1993), Insectual, 1985; acrylic on canvas with shag rug, Overall: 106 x 187 in. (269.2 x 475 cm) Frame: 91 3/4 x 60 in. (233 x 152.4 cm); Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 1994
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.