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Board of Directors

Our board of directors consists of nine artist-members and business professionals and community members who
 take an active role in implementing the mission of the University Heights Arts Association.   


Download our Membership form.  Cost: $10. artist  $15. business, $15. family, $10. patron.   


Board Members 

George Grace  board

Painting, Drawing, Sculpture

Kevon Greenidge board

Writing, Music, Business

Ann Therese Kelly  board

Glass Art

Lawrence Kinney  board

Sculpture

Mary Ouimette-Kinney  board

Visual Art, Writing  

Peter Siedlecki  board 

Writing 

Laura Wright

Writing, Photography

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Gary Earl Ross  consultant

Writing, Theater

Emil Novak   consultant

Illustration

Katie Trombley  board

Visual Artist, Grant Writing

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Artists

Steve Balesteri

Music   

David Benders

Mixed Media Visual Art

Sally Blain

Painting

Susan Marie Borden

Mised Media Art

Ellen Brauza

Encaustic multimedia

Yvonne Brown

Performance Art

Fabric Arts

Katy Curtains

Painting

Carol Ann Trimper

Writing, Crafts

Chaitali Dekhtawala

Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture

Gordon Connally

Writing

Mary Connally

Painting

William Cooper

Painting

James Couvutsakis  

Fine Art/Music Publishing

Patti DeWitt

Painting, Quilting

Morgan Jamie Dunbar

Painting, Glass Art

Augustina Droze

Mixed Media Visual Art

Betty Pitts-Foster

Painting

Katy Marie Ketter-Franklin

Graphic Design, Photography, Print

Trinton Garrett

Performance, 

Multimedia Art

Natalie Golubski

Colored Pencil Art

Stuart Goodman

Photography, Sculpture, Mixed Media Art

Bob Gregg

Painting, Art Education

Nathan Heidelberger

Music, Performance Art

MacNore Iman

Painting, Music

Len Kagelmacher

Photography

Richard Kallay

Music

Sallye Keith

Painting

Sylvia Kleindinst

Painting, Illustration

Jamie Kubala

Music

Linda Kunz

Poetry, Literature

David Leavell

Voice

Cindy Ladylake

Music Promotions

Jen Ladylake

Music Promotions

Peter Langen

Acrylic Painting, Sculpture

Greg Link

Pottery art

Chase Lobley

Sculpture, Painting, Drawing

Gary Lobley

Music

Shirley Lombardo

Fine Art

Robert Luterek

Music

Mary Ann Long

Illustration, Painting, Mixed Media

Nancy Mariani

Painting

Vincent Mastrantonio

Music

Michael Morgulis

Design, Graphics

Judy Martin

Oil painting

Kenn Morgan

Photography

Fran Noonan

Painting

Jeff Noto

Photography

Kendra Ochal

Sculpture, Fine Art Furniture

Dorothy Ouimette

Cards, Collage Art

Judie Pufpaff

Painting

Andy Russell

Painting

Peter Runfola

Painting, Sculpture, Mixed Media

Fran Sanford

Gift Boxes

Sanna

Drawing and Painting

Art Pepe

Photography

Sr. Mary Amelia Pieczynski

Mixed Media

Thomas Publishing

Writing and Publishing

Karen Robinson

Watercolor, Textiles

Emma Schimminger

Theater

John Schimminger

Singing, Art

Stefana Schimminger

Modern and Folk Dance

Jesse Schmidbauer

Writing

Patricia Tansey

Writing, Painting, Drawing

Michael Tritto

Theater

Kathy Tussing

Painting, Poetry

David Whelan

Floral Design

Tina Wiepert

Photograhy, Fine Art, Writing

Gary Wolfe

Painting, Writing

Celeste Zachritz

Fabric Art, Quilts

Carl Thiel

Performace Arts



Friends

Gregory Brown
Sharon Green
Donna Kagelmacher
Lawrence Kinney Sr.
Frank and Brunilda Luterek
Sr. Jeremy Midura
Mikhaela Schmidbauer
Linda and Ron Young

Business Members

Amy's Place Restaurant  Lebanese and American restaurant 
Antique Lamp and Gift Emporium vintage lamps, art and antiques
Basket Case themed gift baskets with a humanitarian purpose
Best of Western New York a comprehensive WNY-themed online magazine
Buffalo's Best Grill: Burgers, casual dining in a Buffalo-themed atmosphere.
Buffalo Legacy Publications a book publishing company
Buffalo Roots, Hydroponics & Organics indoor gardening supplies
Buffalo Vibe  an online lifestyle and entertainment magazine
Burnham & Dodge Art Hour online radio show 
Capen Garden Walk garden walk in the University District of Buffalo and surrounding neighborhoods
an open discussion about various art forms
Cone V Pottery pottery themed open studios, gallery, classes and parties
Daily Planet Coffee Co. a coffee house & cafe that offers arts and entertainment
Illuminations Glass Studio  Glass art classes at the studio of Ann Therese Kelly
Hertel Business Association promotes businesses and community efforts on Hertel Avenue
Hyatt's All Things Creative  Art supplies and classes
architectural glass and glass fusion studio 
Just Pizza  full service pizzeria
Linear Park  a neighborhood park that is part of the Rails to Trails system of parks.
Lewis and Klark popular  jazz guitar duo
LKPro.com  professional quality websites and hosting
LoTempio Law: Patent attorney Vincent LoTempio
MC Zill positive hip-hop music with a purpose
Mermaid & Weasel:  artsy gifts with a geeky theme
Music City Buffalo  guitar store that offers music lessons
NYPA Power Vista  Power Authority visitor's center
Operation Shear Joy Heifter International branch 
Pamela, Inc.  finely crafted hats, scarves and jewelry
Plants Map a web community that hosts botanical collections
Queen City Bookstore  a comic art store that is also home to Visions Comic Art Group and Queen City Knights.
Queen City Imaging a full service printing company 
Shango Bistro New Orleans cuisine restaurant
Silver Raven Soap hand crafted soaps 
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church local Episcopal church that contributes to the arts and community
St. Joseph University Parish a Catholic parish 

UG and the Youngins  positive rap music for and with children

Visions Comic Art Group  a group of illustrators, writers and theme developers who produce comic art.

Western New York Independent Living, Inc disability resource

Western New York Independent Living-Genesee a WNYIL agency serving disabled people of the Genesee region

West Herr Toyota Williamsville full service new and used Toyota vehicles 

Wooden Cities  a music ensemble that increases awareness of contemporary and experimental music