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VALENTINE'S DAY IS THURSDAY!
ATTENTION ARTISTS WORKING IN CRAFT MEDIA:
CALL FOR WORKS! The Burchfield Penney Art Center is now accepting submissions for Art in Craft Media 2019. The deadline is March 1, 2019 at 5 pm. Artists working in View the complete prospectus at burchfieldpenney.org/craft and apply online at http://bit.ly/2019Craft
The 15th juried biennial exhibition celebrates and explores the contemporary work of fine artists of the region working with glass, wood, fiber, clay and metal. The exhibition will be on view at Burchfield Penney from Friday, July 12, 2019 – Sunday, October 27, 2019.
The Burchfield Penney Art Center, and Sylvia L. Rosen are excited to have Marvin Bjurlin as the Art in Craft Media 2019 exhibition juror. Bjurlin’s work Planetary Array, 1987 was the first work acquired in the first craft art exhibition supported by the Sylvia L. Rosen endowment in 1987.
LECTURE: BASIL SMIKLE JR.
Basil Smikle Jr. is a Distinguished Lecturer of Politics and Public Policy at the City University of New York’s School of Labor and Urban Studies, and a Democratic Strategist whose commentary has been regularly featured on CNN, MSNBC, and in TheHill.com where he is a contributor. Basil was most recently the Executive Director of the New York Democratic Party during which time he was the “second highest ranking Democrat” in the State. He completed his PhD studies at Columbia University concentrating in Education and Politics, and is an adjunct lecturer at both Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs and Teachers College.
As Executive Director of the Democratic Party, he worked closely with the Chair, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, and Governor Andrew Cuomo to manage electoral and fundraising strategies for the State, which included oversight of a multi-million-dollar operating budget. He recruited candidates for political office and worked closely with the Democratic National Committee to create grassroots programs for voters and act as Party surrogate on local and national media outlets. More information at www.BurchfieldPenney.org.
This is a free event.
Jonathan Rogers (1937- ), Maybe This Time it is the Angel of Death[detail], 1999-2001; oil on panel, 48 x 60 inches; Courtesy of the artist // This work is on view in the exhibition JONATHAN ROGERS, THE COMPLEXITY OF LIFE. through February 24.
The Burchfield Penney, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and member of the Association of Art Museum Directors, is supported in part with public funds from Erie County and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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