Weekly Feature

2017-10-05 / Entertainment

Art

fri. 6

Vital Nature: Burchfield at BCAT — Utilizing several prominent collections of fine art, the exhibit will explore the rich tradition of watercolor painting in WNY, and include original paintings by Charles Burchfield, Martha Burchfield Richter, Catherine Burchfield Parker and Peggy Richter, which will hang side by side with work created by BCAT high school students. Opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, and a ticketed fundraiser will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11 ($250 per couple), in the Amber M. Dixon gallery at the Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology, 1221 Main St., Buffalo.

Folks I Know — A collection of portraits as seen through the eyes of seven active Instagrammers in Buffalo, and includes works by co-curators Kevin Thurston and Ben Siegel, as well as Harper S.E. Bishop, Mickey Harmon, Paris Henderson, Greg Marinaccio, and Erica Eichelkraut Zilbauerand, with an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, and continues through Sunday, Oct. 22, at Sugar City, 1239 Niagara St., Buffalo; Free. 553-2530, www.buffalosugarcity.org

sat. 7

Kim Bellavia Art Exhibit — Bellavia is a sculptor/mixed media artist inspired by the landscape of the state parks, woodlands and National forests in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, where she lives. On display from Saturday, Oct. 7, through Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

tues. 10

Artist Talk: Stephen Hannock — In celebration of “The Great Falls at Dawn for Xu Bing,” which Hannock recently gifted to the Albright-Knox, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 10, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; Free. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

ongoing: now-Oct. 7

Barak Zemer — Presented as part of “Place Relations: Identity in Contemporary Israeli Avant-Garde Art.” On display through Saturday, Oct. 7, in Flux and Second Floor Passageway Galleries, at CEPA Gallery Contemporary Photography and Visual Arts Center, 617 Main St., Buffalo. 856-2717, www.cepagallery.org

Announcements

2017 Art Off the Wall Annual Fundraiser — The Carnegie Art Center will be hosting its annual fundraiser on Friday, Dec. 1. They are looking for artists who are interested in participating in this year’s event. Submit donations of 5x7 pieces, open to all mediums, no framing or mounting, by Thursday, Nov. 16, to the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda N.Y. 14120. The application is online at www.carnegieartcenter.org/art-off-the-wall/

Call to WNY Artists — The West Seneca Art Society welcomes WNY painters, photographers and sculptors to be a part of its three week Fall Art Show at the West Seneca Senior Center building, located at 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca. The public opening reception is at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, and continues through Nov. 2. Applications, submittal dates, and all other details for the show can be obtained by emailing Art Society President Virginia Koeppel at vakoeppel@gmail.com. Attach two jpeg samples of your work to your email. Space is limited and they will accept art as it arrives until they are at full capacity.

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