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Around the year 2000, I was persuaded by The Buffalo News art critic Richard Huntington, to try my hand at writing art reviews.  I found the ida intimidating, so naturally I agreed to try it.  Writing is an unnatural act for me.  I was a straight C English student in high school and the standards weren’t very high.


A STATE OF FLUXUS – EXHIBIT SHOWS LOCAL ROOTS OF ART MOVEMENT: Friday, March 12, 2004

GRIPPING CONCEPTS – JANINE ANTONI’S ART USES A VARIETY OF MEDIA, A MYRIAD OF THEMES: Friday, December 5, 2003

APPLES AND ORANGES – SIMILARITIES BETWEEN EXHIBITS LIE IN SHAPES AND DISTANCE: Friday, May 30, 2003

LOVE’S THEME – LOOSELY RELATED WORKS BEG QUESTIONS ABOUT SHOW’S TITLE: Friday, January 31, 2003


DARKROOM DANCE – ELLEN CAREY’S PHOTOGRAPHIC ART DAZZLES: Friday, November 29, 2002

SERIOUSLY NOW – JAMES ALLEN ADDRESSES BIG TOPICS WITHOUT THE USE OF IRONY: Friday, November 08, 2002

ARTFUL ANATOMY – FIBER-BASED WORKS ARE MINIMALIST VIEWS OF THE HUMAN BODY: Friday, November 01, 2002

LITTLE THINGS: Friday, October 25, 2002

THE ART OF CRAFT – BURCHFIELD-PENNEY SHOW EXPLORES THE SPACE BETWEEN: Friday, October 18, 2002

MOVING WATER – EXHIBIT REVEALS WATERCOLOR’S VITALITY: Friday, May 31, 2002

SCULPTURE AS STAGE – ART INSTALLATION OPENS WITH 3-HOUR FEAT OF ENDURANCE: Friday, May 10, 2002

EAST MEETS WEST – ARTIST FROM TWO CULTURES MAKES HERSELF THE SUBJECT: Friday, April 12, 2002

OUT ON A LIMB – EXHIBIT COMMENTS ON NATURE OF TREES: Friday, March 15, 2002

SPACE INVADERS – INTRUSION AND OCCUPATION ARE EXHIBIT’S THEMES: Friday, March 08, 2002

A SENSE OF DARKNESS AND DRAMA IN COBER’S ART: February 27, 2002


UNITED NATIONS: Friday, November 30, 2001

PHOTOS FINISHED: Friday, October 12, 2001

TRADITIONAL APPEAL: Friday, July 27, 2001

HEAVY LIFTING – ‘PED’ OFFERS A MIND AND BODY WORKOUT: Friday, June 8, 2001