Visual Arts

Artists Seen: Peter Fleischmann

by / Oct. 12, 2016 12am EST

Peter Fleischmann is a Western New York-based non-profit administrator and arts advocate. Early in his career he was involved in establishing an innovative “JazzMobile” program in Buffalo, which brought jazz musicians into area neighborhoods for public performances. Since 1982, he has served as director and CEO of the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies. Under his leadership, the assets of the organization have grown from less than $1 million to more than $100 million. Fleischmann is a longtime board member and past board president of the Burchfield Penney Art Center. For more information on his career, visit

Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit for more information.