The Buffalo News is reporting sightings of snowy owls, one of Charles Burchfield’s favorite birds, in and around WNY. The artist painted snowy owls and even kept a “stuffed” owl in his studio (and is now in theBurchfield Penney Art Center collection). Read Gerald Rising’s article about snowy owls at http://bit.ly/1i43iKY.
Image: Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Arctic Owl and Winter Moon, 1960; watercolor on paper, 39 3/4 x 33 inches; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, The Blount Collection

The Buffalo News is reporting sightings of snowy owls, one of Charles Burchfield’s favorite birds, in and around WNY. The artist painted snowy owls and even kept a “stuffed” owl in his studio (and is now in theBurchfield Penney Art Center collection). Read Gerald Rising’s article about snowy owls at http://bit.ly/1i43iKY.

Image: Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Arctic Owl and Winter Moon, 1960; watercolor on paper, 39 3/4 x 33 inches; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, The Blount Collection