Weekly Feature



2015-02-26 / Entertainment

Art

fri. 27

M&T Fourth Friday @ Tri-Main — Tommy Nguyen has created a new and original performance with UB graduate Van Tran Nguyen, “Getting Your PLUSH Desserts,” along with the re-opening of his exhibit, “Tommy Nguyen, Me PLUSH You Long Time,” for February’s M&T Fourth Friday @ Tri-Main, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

Buffalo Underground: THIS is WNY — Explore the beauty of Buffalo’s past, present and future and meet photographer Melanie Chimento, with an opening reception during the opening of the Chur Gallery (Neil and Barbara Chur Family Gallery), from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the loft of the Roycroft Power House, part of the Roycroft Campus Corporation, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora. Exhibit continues through Friday, April 3. 655-0261, www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com

Announcement

2015 CEPA & Big Orbit Members’ Exhibit Solo Exhibition Awards — Solo Exhibition Award winners include Frank O’Connor (“Campanile Rising,” 2013); Fernando Alvarez (“Untitled,” 2014); Joe Bochynski (“Mimicry II,” 2014, Big Orbit Project Space). Juror’s picks: CEPA Gallery: Joel Brenden, Alex Currie, Patrick Foran, Amanda Giczkowski, Paul Nicholson, Kurt Ross, Shasti O’Leary-Soudant. Big Orbit Project Space: Avye Alexandres, K.A. Buchner, Max Collins, Ryan Florey, Ryan Mis, and Shasti O’Leary-Soudant. www.bigorbitgallery.org

ongoing: now-Feb. 28

Synesthesia — A photographic exploration of shape and sound by award-winning photographer Marcus L. Wise, on display through Saturday, Feb. 28 at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; Free. 697-9069, www.pausaarthouse.com

Susan Hohl — A variety of textured acrylics, along with traditional landscapes, photographs, watercolors and oils, part of the Kenmore Art Society, on display through Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Schofield Residence, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. www.schofieldcare.org

ELAB Birthday Exhibition — The Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo, ELAB, exhibit will be on display through Saturday, Feb. 28 at Glow Gallery, 224 Allen St., Buffalo. 983-2112, www.464gallery.com

now-Feb. 28 & March 28

Three New Solo Exhibitions — “The Rebel Forest,” by Patti Ambrogi, on display through Feb. 28 in the second floor Passageway Gallery; “Together We Are,” by Valerie Kasinski, on display through Feb. 28 in the first floor Flux Gallery; and “As I Wake, I Cry: Revisiting Ukraine, An Exhibition of New Work,” by Lukia Costello,” on display through Saturday, March 28 in the third floor Passageway Gallery, at CEPA Gallery, The Market Arcade, 617 Main St., Buffalo. 856-2717, www.cepagallery.com

now-March 6

Amid/In WNY 2015 — A conversationally-derived casual survey of the art of Western New York after visiting 45 separate artist’s studios. Curated by Kyle Butler, John Massier and Rebecca Wing. Two additional group exhibitions derived from future visits are planned, on display through Friday, March 6 at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org

Dennis Barraclough, New Works, and Tommy Nguyen, Me PLUSH You Long Time — Barraclough is a respected sculptor, painter and educator whose work is the result of his ongoing contemplation of color, light and space. Nguyen has covered the walls of the gallery in a weave of pattern and texture against which his wearable sculpture PLUSH will grow and live, on display through Friday, March 6 at Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org

now-March 8

Oracle: A Collectors Choice Exhibition — This sixth anniversary exhibition will consist of works lent by regional collectors that were acquired by 464 Gallery, and accompanied by select available related works by the artists represented, including Thomas Webb, Marissa Lehner, Rich Tomasello, Dylan England, Marcus L. Wise, Chuck Tingley and Cristiano F. Lopes, on display through March 8 at 464 Gallery, 464 E. Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. 983-2112, www.464Gallery.com

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