Author Archives: Jill Salvo
Thanks to Give for Greatness!

Give for Greatness has gifted the Buffalo Religious Arts Center!  G4G is a program of the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.  Their mission is to raise funds to assist in the operational support of arts and cultural organizations in Western New York.   Thank you to Give for Greatness!!

Plaster Statue from St. Agnes School

Collection Details Artist: Deprato Statuary Company Year: c1930 Material: Plaster Height: 58″ Provenance: St. Agnes School Donor: Mary Holland Year Acquired: 2013 Collection Images

Lovett/Holland Wedding – Oct 2013

This beautiful autumn afternoon ceremony celebrated the joining of Nicole Lovett and David Holland amid stunning decor styled by the bride herself. Full-length bridesmaids’ dresses of a deep wine color complimented floral arrangements centered on lush red roses. The short Protestant ceremony, officiated by Pastor David Persons, was attended by 160 guests and followed by a reception at Asbury […]

Guardian Angel Sculpture

Collection Details Artist: Vinc. Giacomo Mussner, Italy (signed) Year: 1930s-1940s Material: Painted wood, gold leaf Height: 69” Provenance: Saint Marry of Sorrows RC Church Donor: Alvera Robinson in thanksgiving for the blessing of her family Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Ferdinand Frohe: Stained Glass Windows

Collection Details Artist: Ferdinand A. Frohe Year: 1929-1930 Material: Stained glass (enameled) Height: Provenance: Queen of Peace Parish Donor: Gift of Mary Holland Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Star of David (stained glass)

Collection Details Artist: Unknown Year: Unknown Material: Stained glass Height: 33” Provenance: Temple Beth El Cemetery Donor: On loan from Temple Beth El Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Wiegand Collection

Collection Details Artist: A. T. Winegand Year: 1950 Material: Aluminum, bronze, marble Height: n/a Provenance: Designed for Our Lady of Loretto RC Church Year Acquired: 2010 Collection Images

Stations of the Cross

Collection Details Artist: Unknown Year: c1920 Material: Oil, gold leaf on canvas Provenance: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC Church Donor: On loan from Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary RC Church Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images

Judaica Artifacts: Ten Commandments

Collection Details Artist: Unknown Year: Early 20th Century Material: Brass Height: 41” Provenance: Temple Beth El Donor: On loan from Temple Beth El Year Acquired: 2009 Collection Images