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Students from Nichols School Free Draw Club re-create James Tissot’s L'Ambitieuse (Political Woman), 1883–85, and Dinga McCannon’s Revolutionary Sister, 1971

Students from Nichols School Free Draw Club re-create James Tissot’s L'Ambitieuse (Political Woman), 1883–85, and Dinga McCannon’s Revolutionary Sister, 1971 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Brooklyn Museum, New York) at Art Alive 2018. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

Art Alive 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018 ● 12 pm
2 pm

On Saturday, June 2, 2018, students, teachers, families, and friends created living representations of works of art from the Albright-Knox's collection and beyond for our annual living art contest. Thousands of spectators turned out in the beautiful weather to enjoy the tableaux and vote for their favorites in the People's Choice Awards. Thank you to all of this year's participants, sponsors, and volunteers!

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Winning Entries

Best Tableau from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s Collection or AK Public Art

John F. Kennedy Middle School
Jean Dubuffet’s Le Vociférant (The Loud One), 1973 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

Nichols School Free Draw Club
James Tissot’s L'Ambitieuse (Political Woman), 1883–85, and Dinga McCannon’s Revolutionary Sister, 1971 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Brooklyn Museum, New York)

Nick Napierala and Brian Muffoletto
Georges Seurat’s Étude pour "Le Chahut" (Study for “Le Chahut”), 1889 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

Handyman Award for Best Craftsmanship

Northwood Elementary
Leonid Afremov’s Dark Night 1, 2008 (Private Collection)

Charter School for Applied Technologies
Jean Dubuffet’s Le Vociférant (The Loud One), 1973 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

Nick Napierala and Brian Muffoletto
Georges Seurat’s Étude pour "Le Chahut" (Study for “Le Chahut”), 1889 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

Off-the-Beaten-Path Award for Most Unusual

St. John Vianney
Edward Hopper’s People in the Sun, 1960 (Collection Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.)

Nichols School Free Draw Club
James Tissot’s L'Ambitieuse (Political Woman), 1883–85, and Dinga McCannon’s Revolutionary Sister, 1971 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Brooklyn Museum, New York)

Nick Napierala and Brian Muffoletto
Georges Seurat’s Étude pour "Le Chahut" (Study for “Le Chahut”), 1889 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

People’s Choice Awards

St. John Vianney
Edward Hopper’s People in the Sun, 1960 (Collection Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.)

Nichols School Free Draw Club
James Tissot’s L'Ambitieuse (Political Woman), 1883–85, and Dinga McCannon’s Revolutionary Sister, 1971 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Brooklyn Museum, New York)

Nick Napierala and Brian Muffoletto
Georges Seurat’s Étude pour "Le Chahut" (Study for “Le Chahut”), 1889 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

Honorable Mentions

Holland Elementary
Claude Monet’s Terrace at Sainte-Adresse, 1867 (Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

St. Mary's High School
Gerhard Richter’s Eight Student Nurses, 1966 (Collection Yale Visual Resources, New Haven)

Grand Island High School Art Club
Pablo Picasso’s Portrait de Femme Au Col d'Hermine (Olga), 1923 (Private Collection)

Madonna J. Coleman-Petrik
Rene Magritte’s La Géante (The Giantess), 1950 (Private Collection)

John F. Kennedy Middle School
Kenneth Noland’s Wild Indigo, 1967 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

John F. Kennedy Middle School
Edward Hicks’s Peaceable Kingdom, 1848 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery)

Catholic Academy of West Buffalo
Casey Riordan Millard’s Shark Girl with Dead Rainbow, 2009 (Private Collection)

Event Sponsors

Art Alive 2018 is supported by Northwest Bank.

Hospitality Tent Sponsor

Amigone Funeral Home, Inc.  

Patrons

The Kenneth L. and Katherine G. Koessler Family Foundation Inc.

Special Arrangements

Wegmans

Special Thanks to Our Judges

Anthony Amigone, President, Amigone Funeral Home, Inc.
Councilman Joel P. Feroleto, Buffalo Common Council Member
Richard C. Hamister, NY State Regional President, Northwest Bank
Dr. Barabara A. Nevergold, President, Buffalo Public School Board
Jennifer Parker, President and Owner, Jackson Parker Communications, LLC
Janne Sirén, Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director, Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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