Visual Arts
Bradley Widman at 1045 Elmwood Gallery for the Arts.
Bradley Widman at 1045 Elmwood Gallery for the Arts.

In Galleries Now

by / Jan. 17, 2017 10am EST


1045 Elmwood Gallery for the Arts (1045 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 716-228-1855, Portions of Consciousness, works by Bradley Widman on view through Feb 25. Opening reception Sat Jan 21, 2-5pm. Thu & Fri 11-6, Sat 11-4 and by appointment.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 882-8700, Rosalyn Drexler: Who Does She Think She Is? through Jan 29. Picasso: The Artist and His Models through Feb 19, 2017. Claudia Joskowicz: Every Building on Avenida Alfonso Ugarte—After Ruscha, on view through Feb 5, 2017. Stop If You’ve Heard This One Before: humor and satire from the collection, through Mar 19. Matt Hoyt: Recent Past, 2010–2016, through Feb 5, 2017. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, open late First Fridays (free) until 10pm. 

Amy’s Place Restaurant (University Heights Arts Association) (3234 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, 716-833-6260, Every day: 7am-9pm.

Art 247 (247 Market Street, Lockport, NY 14094, Black and White Exhibition on view through Feb 12. Opening reception Sun Jan 22, 1-4pm. Wed-Fri, 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-5pm.

Art Dialogue Gallery (5 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209, Notable Artists of Western New York 1, on view through Feb 3. Included artists: Edward G. Bisone, Jeanette Blair, Robert Blair, Harold Dodge, Hal English, Fred Fielding, Walter Garver, Sherwin Greenberg, Donald Haug, Joyce Hill, Arthur Lindberg, Dorothy Markert, Andrew Sanders, Diana Slatin, Raleigh Spinks, Sean Witucki, and Mark Zahm. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

Artists Group Gallery (Western New York Artists Group) (1 Linwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209, 716-885-2251, Western New York Artists Group Annual Non-Juried Members Exhibition on view through Feb 3. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

Ashker’s on Elmwood (1002 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, 716-886 -2233, Beforest Garden Design and WNY Permaculture presents The Year 2016 According to Trees: Art as an Additional Yield of Regenerative Ecology, on view through Jan 30. Mon-Sat 7am-10pm, Sun 9am-5pm.

Betty’s Restaurant (370 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 362-0633, Revealing Intimacies, New work by Cindi O’Mara. On view through Jan 22. Tue-Thu, 8am-9pm, Fri 8am-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-2pm.

Benjaman Gallery (419 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222, Artist to Artist, paintings by Robert and Jeanette Blair, Ray Bonilla, Tricia Butski, Charles Burchfield and Alberto Rey. Man of Extremes: paintings by Wes Olmstead. Thu-Sat 11am-5pm.

Big Orbit (30d Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14222, Together We Can Carry the Weight, a solo exhibition by Zack Boehler.  Fri-Sun 12-6pm.

BOX Gallery (667 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203): Trussed; an installation/performance piece by Dana McKnight. On view through Jan 31. Open 4-10pm daily.

BT&C Gallery (1250 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, 604-6183, Fri 12-7pm select Sat 12-4pm, or by appointment.

Buffalo Arts Studio (Tri Main Building 5th Floor, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, 833-4450, Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm, Fourth Fridays till 8pm.

Buffalo & Erie County Central Library (1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, 858-8900, Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare: Reflecting on the Life of the Bard. Milestones on Science: Books That Shook the World! 35 rare books from the history of science, on second floor. Mon-Sat 8:30am-6:00pm, Sun 12-5pm.

Burchfield Penney Art Center (1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 878-6011, Jozef Bajus: Nothing Is Going Away through Jan 29, 2017. Babs Reingold: The Last Tree through Feb 26, 2017. Artists Seen: photographs of contemporary artists by David Moog. Here!, local history through art through Feb 26; The First Exhibition: 50 Years with Charles E. Burchfield on view through Mar 26; Charles Cary Rumsey: Success in the Gatsby Era through Jun 25. 10am-5pm & Sun 1-5pm. Admission $5-$10, children 10 and under free.

Cass Project (500 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14204): Paintings by Ian de Beer in main lobby. Opening reception Thu Jan 21, 5-7pm. 

Castellani Art Museum (5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY 14109, 286-8200, Gisela Colón: Glo-Pods, through Feb 12. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

Daily Planet Coffee Company (1862 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216, 716- 551-0661): Jeremy Pratt: I Will Not Be Broken. On view through Feb 5. 

Dana Tillou Fine Arts (1478 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, NY 14216, 716-854-5285, The Old and the New: 180 Years of Painting and the Arts. Wed-Fri 10:30am-5pm, Sat 10:30am-4pm.

Eleven Twenty Projects (1120 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209, 882-8100, William C. Maggio: The Other Side. On view through Jan 14. Fri & Sat 11am-4pm or by appointment.

El Museo (91 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 464-4692, Wall, an interactive response forum to 2016, see website for details. On view through Jan 28. Tue-Sat 12-5pm.

Gallery 164 (164 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201): Buffalo Benches Project, and exhibition and fundraiser of work by students in the UB Small Built Works Program, under the tutelage of Brad Wales. Working with the Old First Ward Community Center, the students aim to design, fabricate, and install more than 20 artistic public benches throughout the First Ward neighborhood. 

Hallwalls (341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, 854-1694, Amid/In WNY Epilogue: Bruce Adams, Dennis Bertram, Brita d’Agostino, Patrick Foran, Andy Krzystek, Rosemary Lyons, Alicia Malik, Mizin Shin, J. Eric Simpson, and Patrick Willett. On view through Feb 24. Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-2pm.

Karpeles Manuscript Library (North Hall) (220 North St., Buffalo, NY 14201): The Young Abraham Lincoln, the drawings of Lloyd Ostendorf. On view through Apr 26. Tue-Sun 11am-4pm.  Za

Karpeles Manuscript Museum (Porter Hall) (453 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201): Maps of the United States. Tue-Sun 11am-4pm. 

Meibohm Fine Arts (478 Main Street, East Aurora, NY 14052, 652-0940, Special winter Feature by John Rummell (1861-1942): on view Jan 7-Feb 4. Tue-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm.

Native American Museum of Art at Smokin’ Joe’s (2293 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn, NY 14123, 261-9251) Open year-round and free. Exhibits Iroquois artists work. 7am-9pm.

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, 282-7530, Violet Gordon’s art, artists, and friends exhibition on view through Jan 22. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 12-4pm.

Norberg’s Art & Frame Shop (37 South Grove Street, East Aurora, NY 14052, 716-652-3270, Local artists: Kathleen West, Bradley Widman, Peter Potter, and Miranda Roth. Tue-Sat 10am–5pm.

Parables Gallery & Gifts (1027 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, Group show featuring local artists and craftsmen through Jan 31. Wed-Fri, 12-7pm (until 9pm on first Fridays), Sat & Sun 12-5pm.

Pine Apple Company (224 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-275-3648, Work for sale by Thomas James Holt, Yames Moffitt, Esther Neisen, Mickey Harmon, Mike West, and Sarah Liddell. Wed & Thu 11am-6pm, Fri & Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 10am-5pm.

Queen City Gallery (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 868-8183, Neil Mahar, David Pierro, Candace Keegan, John Farallo, Chris McGee, Tim Raymond, Eileen Pleasure, Eric Evinczik, Barbara Crocker, Thomas Bittner, Susan Leibel, Barbara Lynch Johnt, Kisha Patterson, Lindsay Stong, Michael Mulley. Tue-Fri 11am-4pm and by appointment.

Revolution Gallery (1419 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216, Between theh Gates: Timothy Patrick Butler, Chris Buzelli, Steven Daily, Caitlin Karolczak, Greg Kuppinger, Craig LaRotonda, Maria Pabico LaRotonda, Dave MacDowell, Daniel “MythCity” Marcil, Dustin Myers, Kevin Peterson, Cate Rangel, Krystopher Sapp, and Joe Vollan. On view through Feb 4. 

Sports Focus Physical Therapy (531 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY, 14202, 332-4838, Jill Gustafson Glunz: Paintings and Drawings. On view through Feb 28. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 6-9pm on first Fridays. 

Spot Coffee (765 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222): Abstract work by Stephen Coppola. 

Squeaky Wheel (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, Sondra Perry: flesh out. Opening reception Fri Jan 20, 6-9pm. Artist talk at 7:30pm. On view through Apr 1. Tue-Sat, 12pm-5pm

Starlight Studio and Art Gallery (340 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, Mathew Sharp, John Giangreco, Daniel Maysonet. Mon-Fri 9-4pm. 

Studio Hart (65 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 536-8337, Sail Away, group show of work by Peter Fowler, Barbara Hart, Daniel Hart, and Dale Schwalenberg. Tue-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm, Sat 12-4pm, and open every First Friday 6-9pm.

Sugar City (1239 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, Leaving Something Behind: Art Installation by Aimee BuyeaOpen by event and on Fri 5:30-7:30. 

UB Anderson Gallery (1 Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo, NY 14214, 829-3754, Wed-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. 

UB Art Gallery (North Campus, Lower Art Gallery) (201 Center for the Arts, Room B45, Buffalo, NY, 14260, 645-6913, Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 1-5pm.

Villa Maria College Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery (240 Pine Ridge Terrace, Cheektowaga, NY 14225, 961-1833): Cheektowaga Schools Annual Art Exhibit through Jan 27. Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 10am -5pm.

Western New York Book Arts Center (468 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 348-1430, Wed-Sat 12-6pm. 

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