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Despite the weekend's unseasonably cold weather, the latest iteration of the Echo Art Fair drew healthy crowds to the former American Axle plant on the East Side, now owned by OSC Manufacturing and Equipment Services. "Honestly, it surpassed anyone's expectations," said fair founder and lead organizer E. Frits Abell. "The crowds surpassed anything we've had before. The …

In an effort to generate buzz for the Echo Art Fair planned for May 13-15 at OSC Manufacturing & Equipment Services, fair organizers will mount a pop-up exhibition on March 24-26 at the Manhattan event space Highline Loft. The show, organized by Echo in collaboration with Buffalo-based outfits Body of Trade and Commerce Gallery, Indigo Art and Benjaman Gallery Gro…

Echo Art Fair, the juried fine art sale created by Buffalo booster and entrepreneur E. Frits Abell in 2011 to connect emerging artists with potential buyers, will return to the Central Library (1 Lafayette Square) this weekend for the second year running. The fair’s main hall will include 32 artists, two collectives and nine galleries from across Western New York and be…

The most blinged-out electrical box in Buffalo, a map of the Great Lakes made of old posters and two light poles masquerading as tropical trees are now on view at Canalside as part of a public art project affiliated with the upcoming Echo Art Fair. The artists were selected by former Buffalo Arts Studio director Cori Wolff and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery's recently appo…

The recent work of Western New York sculptor Scott Bye is instantly recognizable. His newer sculptures, which have been on view at Canalside and near the Central Library in conjunction with last year’s Echo Art Fair, are made up of dozens of wooden shipping palettes (of the kind you might see supporting cases of bottled water at Wegmans) fanned out in various undula…

Buffalo’s Echo Art Fair, now gearing up for its fourth incarnation on Sept. 6 and 7 in the Central Library, has announced this year’s participating artists and galleries. Here’s the list of individual artists, 23 of whom live in Western New York: David Alexander of Toronto Lauren Braun of Pittsburgh Max Collins of Buffalo Mark diVincenzo of Buffalo Dana Filibert…

Mirrors, it seems, are the motif of the summer. Let's reflect: First, we saw the return of Lucas Samaras' impossibly popular "Mirrored Room" in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, complete with its custom-tailored fundraiser "Mirror Mirror." Local artist Ben Perrone even created his own mirrored hallway, based on Samaras' famous work, in his Plymouth Street studio. And now, …