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The Center blog features writing by the museum staff, volunteers, students and guest writers. If you are interested in contributing to our blog, please send a bio and short statement about your topic to burchfld@buffalostate.edu.You can also participate with the Burchfield Penney on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

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  • Maja WroĊ„ska: Architect and Watercolorist

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Despite this creative presence in her life, Maja did stop drawing and painting for a short time only to return to watercolor once again.

  • Capturing the Essence of Japan

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    Keiko’s watercolors remind me of the skill it requires to create kanjii.

  • Tree of Life

    Thursday, May 14, 2015

     One of my main objectives in watercolor painting is to create light through the use of shadow.

  • Thomas Paquette: Gouche and the World Around Him

    Thursday, May 14, 2015

    If your life is an artwork, how will you shape it? 

  • Pooh-pooh

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    The young girl embraced life with spunk and bit of mischief.

  • An International experience at the Center: Francesca Ferrari

    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    My experience as an intern at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center has proved to be extremely informative in spite of the brevity of my participation. Not only I observed the concrete mechanisms of a cultural institution which had never been disclosed by my purely academic background, but I alsomore

  • Between Friends

    Friday, April 24, 2015

    While at the academy, Earnest Shepard focused his talents on sculpture and watercolor painting, which led to his notoriety.

  • Schult at The Center

    Saturday, April 11, 2015

    Digital Synesthesia: Romanticism-Zeitgeist: A Tribute to American Artists Charles Ives and Charles Burchfield, a special performance with Emil Schult and members of the Buffluxus and Institute for the Electronic Arts at Alfred, takes place this Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:30–9 pm!

  • Willow by Emily Grosholz

    Tuesday, April 7, 2015

    For National Poetry Month, the Burchfield Penney will share poems  from Mortals & Immortals: Burchfield Penney Writers and Poets Series 35 Year Celebration. 

  • National Poetry Month: Raymond Federman

    Monday, April 6, 2015

    For National Poetry Month, the Burchfield Penney will share a poem a day from Mortals & Immortals: Burchfield Penney Writers and Poets Series 35 Year Celebration. 

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