Past Exhibits

2022 Tribute to Thomas S. Buechner

2022 Tribute to Thomas S. Buechner

A Tribute to the lateThomas S. Buechner1926-2010Born in New York City in 1926, Thomas Scharman Buechner attended Princeton University, the The Art Students League of New York and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He studied old master painting techniques in Amsterdam...

2022 Tom Gardner Exhibit

2022 Tom Gardner Exhibit

  "I just paint", says Tom. Unpretentious, in fact, anti-pretentious, Tom Gardner is an artist full of both feeling and thought who believes that art should be accessible to everyone without explanation. Like many artists, Tom Gardner paints...

2022 Martin A. Poole Exhibit

2022 Martin A. Poole Exhibit

West End Gallery has represented painter, Martin Poole, for more than 40 years. He began working with Tom and Linda Gardner, founders of West End Gallery, in 1979. Poole originally went to the State University of New York, Buffalo, where he majored...

2022 Fall Spotlight: Brian M. Hart

2022 Fall Spotlight: Brian M. Hart

“As I was working on the current group of oil paintings for West End Gallery, I found that three comments kept circulating in my mind as I was working. One comment or statement was from my past, one statement just recently occurred in June and one,...

2022 Fall Spotlight: Jennifer Miller

2022 Fall Spotlight: Jennifer Miller

Jennifer Miller – Federal Duck Stamp Artist, Signature Member Artists for Conservation (AFC) – Resident of Olean, NY, Cattaraugus County Jennifer Miller lives just outside of her home town of Olean, NY, where she has spent most of her life...

2022 Fall Spotlight: Gina Pfleegor

2022 Fall Spotlight: Gina Pfleegor

“In this series of paintings, I found myself drawn to a subject I know well; that balance of feeling strong yet feminine as a woman in our society today. Attempting to depict a sense of authenticity regarding what this can often feel like, I used...

2022 Fall Spotlight: Sean Witucki

2022 Fall Spotlight: Sean Witucki

Sean M. Witucki (b. 1977) obtained his BS and MS in Visual Art Education from the State University of NY at Buffalo State.  Sean is primarily a self-taught artist, who is always focused on developing his skills in the techniques of the traditional...

GC Myers “Chaos & Light”

GC Myers “Chaos & Light”

2022 Exhibit: Chaos & Light "The title of this year’s edition of my annual solo exhibit at the West End Gallery is Chaos & Light. This will be my 21st solo outing at the West End Gallery, who has represented my work since 1995. I chose Chaos...

2022 Finding Light Exhibit

2022 Finding Light Exhibit

"Finding Light", a group exhibit inspired by light...and hope“Life is certainly a journey.  Along the way, especially in recent years, many people have faced unexpected challenges, uncertainty, loss, and some have found themselves in a dark place....

Brian Keeler Exhibit 2022

Brian Keeler Exhibit 2022

  Brian Keeler has established himself as one of the preeminent realist painters working in the Northeast today. His distinctive use of color, fine draftsmanship, attention to proportional harmony and compositional relationships have made his work...

Treacy Ziegler Exhibit 2022

Treacy Ziegler Exhibit 2022

“My intention in creating art is irrelevant.  I like to believe that art exists in a state of ‘without why’ and ‘just because’.  Not in the sense that the art speaks for itself as this suggests that the art has to fit into the conceptual space of...

2022 Little Gems Exhibit

2022 Little Gems Exhibit

It is with heartfelt appreciation that we thank JoAnn Bonady and Son, Joseph P. Bonady for their unwavering support of the Gallery, the Artists it represents and sponsorship of the the Little Gems Exhibit for 28 years!

2021 Brian Keeler Showcasing

2021 Brian Keeler Showcasing

  Brian Keeler has established himself as one of the preeminent realist painters working in the Northeast today. His distinctive use of color, fine draftsmanship, attention to proportional harmony and compositional relationships have made his work...

2021 Tom Gardner Exhibit

2021 Tom Gardner Exhibit

  "I just paint", says Tom. Unpretentious, in fact, anti-pretentious, Tom Gardner is an artist full of both feeling and thought who believes that art should be accessible to everyone without explanation. Like many artists, Tom Gardner paints...

2021 Martin A. Poole Exhibit

2021 Martin A. Poole Exhibit

West End Gallery has represented painter, Martin Poole, for more than 40 years. He began working with Tom and Linda Gardner, founders of West End Gallery, in 1979. Poole originally went to the State University of New York, Buffalo, where he majored...

2021 Tribute to Thomas S. Buechner

2021 Tribute to Thomas S. Buechner

A Tribute to the lateThomas S. Buechner1926-2010Born in New York City in 1926, Thomas Scharman Buechner attended Princeton University, the Art Student’s League in New York and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He studied old master painting techniques in Amsterdam...

2021 Spotlight: Edd Tokarz Harnas

2021 Spotlight: Edd Tokarz Harnas

“I like history, a lot. Reading and wondering how life went on in supposedly simpler times.  I was fascinated with the family photo albums, looking at these funky, low-tech, faded photos of distant and long gone relatives and their acquaintances. ...

2021 Spotlight: Brian M. Hart

2021 Spotlight: Brian M. Hart

"This past spring, I assigned my design students a project to create a poster for a musician or group. The very best project may have been done by a virtual student that I have never met face to face. He created a fantastic poster for Kanye West and...

2021 Spotlight: Jennifer Miller

2021 Spotlight: Jennifer Miller

“These paintings are a declaration of love and deep admiration for the subjects; it is easy to say that I love birds, but less easy to explain why. Their amazing feathers, voices, behaviors, shapes… the list would be very long, complex and...

2021 Spotlight: Gina Pfleegor

2021 Spotlight: Gina Pfleegor

“In this series of paintings, I found myself drawn to a subject I know well; that balance of feeling strong yet feminine as a woman in our society today. Attempting to depict a sense of authenticity regarding what this can often feel like, I used...

2021 GC Myers:“Through the Trees”

2021 GC Myers:
“Through the Trees”

“I have spent most of my life moving through the trees. The title for my new solo exhibit at the West End Gallery, is Through the Trees. It is a show that focuses on the place of trees, specifically the Red Tree which has been my symbolic stand-in...

2021 Spotlight: Christina Johnson

2021 Spotlight: Christina Johnson

   About "Little Piggy"I’m a perpetual still-life collector. While I was in Baton Rouge, LA about ten years ago, a couple had just moved in together and was holding a garage sale to let go of their overflow items. Little Piggy was among the items for...

2021 Little Gems Exhibit

2021 Little Gems Exhibit

It is with heartfelt appreciation that we thank JoAnn Bonady and Son, Joseph P. Bonady for their unwavering support of the Gallery, the Artists it represents and sponsorship of the the Little Gems Exhibit for 27 years!

2020 Tribute to Thomas S.  Buechner

2020 Tribute to Thomas S. Buechner

A Tribute to the lateThomas S. Buechner1926-2010Born in New York City in 1926, Thomas Scharman Buechner attended Princeton University, the Art Student’s League in New York and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He studied old master painting techniques in Amsterdam...