The Collection

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    Building on Burchfield

    The Burchfield Penney Art Center's permanent collection spans the late 19th century through today, and includes the world's largest collection of works by acclaimed watercolorist Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), as well as the artist's journals, which provide unique insight into his style and process. The permanent collection also includes work from more than 800 other artists who, like Burchfield, are indelibly connected to the Western New York landscape. 

    To learn more about our permanent collection, we invite you to visit the Burchfield Penney

     
    • Philip Burke

      Philip Burke has been capturing the imaginations of musical divas, film and sports enthusiasts, politicos and the general public through his paintings for over three decades. His uniquemore

    • Emil Schult

      Emil Schult is a visual and audio artist based in Germany. He is a frequent collaborator with the influential German electronic music group Kraftwerk.

    • Robert Siegel

      Robert Siegel is an American architect who, with his partner Charles Gwathmey, founded the firm Gwathmey Siegel & Associates. Among their noted designs is that of the Burchfield Penney Art Center.