Burchfield-Penney Art Center

Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

(716) 878-6012


Watercolors by Arthur E. Smith


Smith had a long career at the University of Minnesota, where he was a piofessor of art from 1949 until 1980. During that illustrious career, he served as head of the art department (1949-1970), director of the Tweed Museum of Art (1949-1975), chairman of the division of humanities (1970-1975), and acting dean of the school of fine arts (1975-1976). One of the most noteworthy programs which Smith initiated during his tenure at the University was inviting national and international artists to conduct summer teaching workshops. The first artist in the series was renowned American watercolorist Charles Burchfield.


The Center's exhibition and accompanying illustrated brochure have been made possible with the generous corporate support of Curtis Screw Co., Inc.



Above right: Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College, 1997, 22 x 30 inches; Center left: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1997, 22 x 30 inches; Lower right: Delaware Park Casino, Buffalo, 1997, 22 x 30 inches

All images are watercolor on paper.


rev. 11/26/10

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