Artist: Linda Toomey
Description of Buffalo: "Landmark Buffalo" celebrates Buffalos historic, cultural and architectural landmarks. Toomey used copies of her many paintings of Buffalo landmarks and handmade paper to adorn her "Landmark Buffalo". The images were applied with decoupage medium and finished with a satin archival varnish. The buffalo are approximately 18" long and 12" high and made of terra cotta.
Aritst Bio: Toomey, A Buffalo native, began her painting career after retiring from teaching art. She is a resident artist at Buffalo Arts Studio.
She is most interested in landscape and uses gouache on black archival board and mixed media to take the viewer to a natural world of quiet solitude, contemplation and regeneration. She has also painted many landmarks in Buffalo, Chautauqua and 1000 islands region where she has a summer home.
Artist Studio: Studio at Buffalo Arts Studio - Tri Man Center