Burr H. Nicholls (1848-1915), Ellicott Creek with Two Boats, undated; oil on canvas, 21 3/4 x 29 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center, Gift of Reverend Sam McCune, 2009
On View Friday, February 14–Sunday, September 14, 2014
Waterways are crucial to understanding the importance of the geography of our region. From our international boarder to our relationship with New York, water is intrinsic to our identity. Contemporary and 19th century artists use the rivers, lakes and creeks to convey a sense of place, our place.