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Friday, April 29, 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016
Betty Hitchins attended school with Catherine and Mary Alice Burchfield, and knew them well. Listen to her interview with Heather gring and Alana Ryder!
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Green landscape has two styles, one is strong green landscape and the other one is pastel green landscape.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
What a treat to have toured Eve, Florence and Richard Fabricant through some of our Burchfield collection--they're true enthusiasts.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
I was just looking at what has to be the wettest painting ever painted, Charles Burchfield's watercolor above. What caught my eye was the water gushing from the downspout on the side of the house and feeding a small lake where the yard used to be.
Monday, March 14, 2016
He was fortunate enough to be in the Infantry Division due to being issued a Jeep which allowed him to hide his art supplies in the compartments.
Friday, March 4, 2016
I met Bill in the warmth and the light of his space at Buffalo Arts Studio in 2014. Surrounded by his colorful, flowing paintings—some in progress, some completed—we talked for hours about his life as a highly creative and curious person.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Immensely passionate about poetry, Robert J. Bertholf, Ph. D. was the curator who presided over the glorious treasure trove at The Poetry/Rare Books Collection in the University Libraries at the University at Buffalo.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
I love local history and I found a treasure trove of it at the Burchfield Penney Art Center!
Monday, February 1, 2016
The Charles Burchfield Center was inaugurated on December 9, 1966 in Rockwell Hall at the State University College at Buffalo—and Nancy Jewett championed this budding museum since its earliest years.