Charles Burchfield

This week marked the 50th anniversary of the death of visionary American landscape painter Charles Burchfield. WBFO Arts and Culture Desk reporter Scott Sackett recently visited the Hamlet of Gardenville, the place that inspired many of Burchfield's works, for a look at his legacy.

Photo courtesy of Burchfield Nature and Art Center

The Burchfield Nature and Art Center in West Seneca is celebrating "Americana" Sunday afternoon.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

West Buffalo Charter School fourth graders participated in a series of workshops to learn about art. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the Burchfield Penney Art Center is collaborating with the charter school to provide a program for children and access to the museum. 

Heritage Moments: Northeastern Ohio, Western New York, Paradise—The World of Charles Burchfield

Apr 25, 2016
Charles E. Burchfield, 1941. Photograph by Sally Burchfield (1925-2002). Burchfield Penney Art Center. Courtesy of Charlie Ferris.

“Get yourself to a vantage point of seclusion and view the world with your eyes alone. Think of the infinite spaces of the skies and the world beneath.” – Charles Burchfield’s Journals