RICHARD F. KERSTING                                                                       (716) 839-0494

126 HUXLEY DRIVE                                                                                   rkerstingart.com

AMHERST, NY 14226                                                                                  rkersting@buffalo.com

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                                        Education

 

State University of New York, 

College for Teachers at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (1956-1960) BSed.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (1962-1963) MSed

Yerger Studio at Partners in Art, North Tonawanda, NY (1998)

 

                                        Organizations

 

Guild of Allied Arts, Buffalo, NY, 1978-1979

Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo, NY, 1998-

The Copley Society of Boston, Boston, MA, 1998-1999

Fine Arts League of Buffalo, Inc., Buffalo, NY, 2001-

Miniature Art Society of Western New York (Cofounder), 2004-

            

                                        Contacts

 

Meibohm Fine Arts, East Aurora, NY

Avenue Art & Frame, Buffalo, NY

 

                                        Selected Exhibitions

 

1978-79  Guild of Allied Arts shows, Buffalo, NY

1982       AAO Open (group show), Buffalo, NY

1980       Group Show sponsored by John D'Agostino, Soho, New York, NY

1999       Copley Society of Boston,  Spring/Summer Show. Boston, MA

2001       Butler Institute of American Art, 65th Annual Midyear Exhibition.,

                  Youngstown, OH

                  Juror-Henry Eckert, Prop. Eckert Fine Art - Naples, FL

2003-      Paint the Town, auction sponsored by the Buffalo Historical Society, Buffalo, NY     

1999-      Buffalo Society of Artists semi-annual exhibitions., Buffalo, NY                                                                                                                                                                                                                

2000-      Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Area Artists Collection, Buffalo, NY

2001-      Fine Arts League of Buffalo,  Annual Juried Open Exhibitions, Buffalo, NY            

2004        Miniature Art Society of Western New York, Premier Exhibition,

                Meibohn Fine Arts, East Aurora, NY.

                Miniature Art Society of Western New York, Fanette Goldman/Caroline Greenfield Gallery,

                Daemen College, Amherst, NY                                                                                                                                             


 

                                         Awards

 

1978  Guild of Allied Arts Show  2nd Place for Torso, cast in plaster.                       

            Juror- James Bowen

1979  Guild of Allied Arts Show. Honorable Mention for Module, drypoint etching.

           Juror- Harvey Breverman.

2000  Buffalo Society of Artists 104th Annual Juried Catalog Exhibition.

            The Hyatt's All Things Creative Award for 'A' is for Apple, egg tempera, 1999.

            Juror- Shirley Madill, Senior Curator, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Canada.

2003  Fine Arts League of Buffalo,  49th Annual Spring Member's Exhibition. 4th Place for Cold Water, oil.            Juror- John Hodgins, Batavia, NY.

2003  Buffalo Society of Artists 107th Annual Juried Catalog Exhibition.

             The Margaret E. Mead Memorial Award, sponsored by Gerald Mead  for Kitchen Group, oil,

             Juror- Louis Grachos, Director, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.                                           

2004  Fine Arts League of Buffalo,  50th Annual Spring Member's Exhibition. Special award for Putto,             

             mezzotint.

             Juror- Adele Elmer, Austin Harvard Gallery, Pittsford, NY.

2005  Fine Arts League of Buffalo,  51st Annual Spring Member's Exhibition. Honorable Mention for                                                 

          Fifteen Minutes, miniature oil.

            Juror- Dick Kane, Rochester, NY.

2005  Fine Arts League of Buffalo,  51st Annual Juried Open Exhibition. Honorable Mention for                                                

          Ellicott Creek, Williamsville, Etching.

            Juror- Victor Mastrandea, Rochester, NY.

 

                                         Collections

 

Shelby Beck, East Aurora, NY

Angelo Biondi, Cheektowaga, NY

Annmarie Block, East Aurora, NY

 Rob Borneman, Buffalo, NY

 Tony Diina, Buffalo, NY

Charles and Deborah  Fredericksen, Buffalo, NY

George Hyatt, Rochester and Buffalo, NY

Dr. Martha Leung, Amherst, NY

Kim Madsen, Cincinnati, OH

Edward Melisz, Grand Island, NY

James and Coni Minneci, East Amherst, NY

Frank Noe, Emery University, Atlanta, GA

Randall Reed, Fraser, MI

Catherine Schweitzer, Buffalo, NY

Robert Stewart, Los Angeles, CA

Dana and Catherine Tillou, Buffalo, NY

Dennis Wisniewski, Buffalo, NY

 

                                                      Specialties

 

Realism; Surrealism; Symbolism

Intaglio; Egg tempera; Oil; Miniaturism

 

                                         Teaching Experience

 

Potsdam Junior High School, Potsdam, NY (1961/62)

Drawing Section, John Yerger's Atelier, Partners in Art, N. Tonawanda, NY, (2001).