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Deckle: the frayed edge, the natural edge, the feathered edge of watercolor paper.

How it all became suddenly vivid—the raw gray days in March, the calls of blue-birds, the dripping water from ice covered banks.

P. M. Out Ellsworth Road, sketching – terrific high, wind looming clouds– Bluebirds & singing of telegraph wires – Host of redwings while I was in a gale on a hill painting the sun & clouds —

Jean MacKay Henrich was a sculptor, painter, printmaker and teacher. She studied under Charles Burchfield at the Art Institute of Buffalo.

Throughout the run of Being There: Bruce Jackson Photographs 1962-2010, the artist is sharing some of the stories behind his photographs.Being There is on view until June 16, 2013.

Even in the very heart of this steel town with its rows of identical sooty houses and steel mills with their tall black chimneys, [it] seemed only full of glamour and mystery...

The retrospective of Nancy Dwyer's work at the Fisher Landau Center for Art  is reviewed in The New York Times with a special shout out to Big Ego, from the collection of the Burchfield Penney.

About four o'clock this morning I woke up. Bright moonlight was streaming in the windows; I got up and looked out; it was a weird scene of ghostly moonlight, dark sky and shadowy earth.

Spring 'officially' arrived this evening - such artificial seasonal divisions are meaningless. Spring arrives when it arrives;

Executive Director Tony Bannon asks for the viewer feedback on Bruce Jackson:Being There Photographs 1962-2012.

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