Watercolors by Arthur E. Smith
The Burchfield-Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College will present the photo-realist watercolor paintings of Buffalo native Arthur E. Smith. The exhibition will be on view April 4 through June 28.
Right: Winter on the Rum River, 1991, 21 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches; Below: Theater Plaza, Mazatlan, Mexico, 1997, 22 x 30 inches
Smith's paintings depict locales throughout the United States and are characterized by their precision, clarity, and attention to detail. He is noted for his sensitive portrayal of light, space, and mass in his natural and urban landscapes. This exhibition presents more than 50 years of Mr. Smith's achievements culled from private, corporate, and public collections. Many works in the exhibition are from the artist's collection and have never been displayed publicly, including several recently completed paintings of sites in Buffalo.
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