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Lecture / Discussion  |  Charles Burchfield’s Wallpaper Designs: Then and Now

Presenters: Nancy Weekly, Traci Ackerman, and Philippa Radon

Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Hear about Burchfield historic wallpaper designs from the 1920s from Burchfield Scholar Nancy Weekly, and then marvel at the hand silk-screened reproductions by Red Disk and their new design, “Idle Diversions,” that pays homage to Burchfield’s lively doodles. Presenting on this new line of specialized wallpapers will be Red Disk Founder Traci Ackerman and Philippa Radon, a designer in Beverly Hills and Western New York who is also a coordinating C2 color specialist.

The programs is free for Burchfield Penney Art Center members; SUNY Buffalo State students, faculty and staff; and visitors with museum admission.