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Scribble: A Monumental Celebration

Saturday, October 16, 2010, 7–11 pm

Sol LeWitt scribble wall drawing artists with Project Coordinator Ilana Chlebowski (front row, right), Albright-Knox Art Gallery Director Louis Grachos (sixth from left), The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy Board of Directors President Leslie H. Zemsky (fifth from left), Scribble Co-Chair Lisa Friedman (second from right), and several members of the BFAA Board of Directors in front of the completed drawing. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

On Saturday, October 16, 2010, the Gallery hosted a fundraiser celebrating the completion of our commissioned Sol LeWitt scribble wall drawing. The 2,200-square-foot drawing—the largest ever conceived by LeWitt—comprises millions of graphite scribbles made by a crew of sixteen artists working for more than 5,000 hours.

Nearly 200 guests had the opportunity to view the completed drawing; meet the artists; enjoy exceptional food and service provided by Delaware North Companies, with beverages provided by Dundee Ales, Great Western Champagne, and SVEDKA Vodka; and participate in a silent auction of the artists' work and mementos from the installation. Delaware Camera generously provided the backdrop for the evening—large photographs of the artists at work and select passages from LeWitt's "Sentences on Conceptual Art," 1969.

Learn More about the Wall Drawing

The Gallery gratefully acknowledges Scribble Co-Chairs Lisa and Scott Friedman, the Scribble committee members, and our generous sponsors for making this event a monumental success.

PRESENTING SPONSORS
Bank of America
Penny and Charles Banta
Delaware North Companies
Lisa and Scott Friedman
Leslie and Howard Zemsky

SUPPORTING SPONSORS
Deborah Ronnen

BENEFACTORS
Susan O'Connor Baird and Bruce Baird
Carol and Charles Balbach
Cannon Design
Jane and John Hettrick
Bonnie and Nick Hopkins
Petri Baking Products
Jody Ulrich and Gerald Lippes

PATRONS
Jennifer Bayles and Rob Steinfeld
Alison and Jim Derrick
Walsh Duffield
Catherine and Stephen Foley
Sally and Robert Gioia
Mark and Mary Ann Hoffman
Dr. David M. James and Laurie Menzies, Esq.
Ann L. Ross
Paula and Richard Shotell

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE EVENING
Delaware Camera
Delaware North Companies
The Floristry
Frame & Save Snyder
Great Western
North American Breweries
Southern Wine & Spirits of Upstate New York
SVEDKA 

SCRIBBLE EVENT COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs
Lisa and Scott Friedman

Committee Members
Susan O'Connor Baird
Penny Banta
Eras Bechakas
Karen Bisson
Amy Bueme
Andy Cappuccino
Helen Cappuccino
Michelle Carr
Nancy Cheyney
Betsy Constantine Janowski
Kate Foley
Sally Gioia
Jane Hettrick
Bonnie Hopkins
Nick Hopkins
Roberta Joseph
Alison Keane
Kevin Keane
Fern Levin
Joel Levin
Linda Maggio
Victoria Beck Newman
Audrey Ross-Sanders
Paula Shotell
Lee Campbell Smith
Nancy Stevens
Jody Ulrich
Larry Whistler
Margie Whistler
Sarah Williams
Leslie Zemsky
Howard Zemsky

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