The fourth annual echo Art Fair comes to the downtown library
A funny thing happened during the preparation for this year’s echo Art Fair. In order to hoist up the walls of a few dozen specially made booths to the second floor of the Buffalo Public Library, organizers required a crane. But, between the constructions at the medical campus, the renovations at Ralph Wilson Stadium, the construction at Harborcenter, and several other locations, there was no crane to be found. I guess you could say it was a pretty novel predicament for Buffalo.
“We were pulling our hair out for a week trying to figure out… continue reading.

The fourth annual echo Art Fair comes to the downtown library

A funny thing happened during the preparation for this year’s echo Art Fair. In order to hoist up the walls of a few dozen specially made booths to the second floor of the Buffalo Public Library, organizers required a crane. But, between the constructions at the medical campus, the renovations at Ralph Wilson Stadium, the construction at Harborcenter, and several other locations, there was no crane to be found. I guess you could say it was a pretty novel predicament for Buffalo.

“We were pulling our hair out for a week trying to figure out… continue reading.

Paper carver Maude White talks about her extraordinary art

This week’s Artvoice cover features Buffalo artist Maude White. White works primarily in cut paper to reveal beautifully intricate birds, elephants, people, and more. Each detailed piece is precisely cut to reveal a unique story. White’s fourth exhibition, Birds I’ve Been will be on display this Friday at the Western New York Book Arts Center. More of her artwork can be seen at bravebirdpaperart.com. We had the pleasure of talking to Maude about her artwork, her influences and what goes into making all those tiny cuts.

AV: What compelled you to start carving Paper?

Maude White: I’ve never been a book reader, but I collect books. In a way, I’m more fascinated by the weight and permanence, the constancy of paper, than I am interested in what’s written on paper. I started cutting paper because… continue reading.