Garden Rant
Gardening While Intoxicated
Buffalo Spree


A year ago, Licata became the fourth member of a group of garden bloggers with an attitude. Garden Rant one of my favorites: A blend of gossip, news, crusade and, yes, raw rant, it blows the cobwebs out of gardening's mustier corners.

–Adrian Higgins,
Washington Post

... co-curators Elizabeth Licata and Amy Cappellazzo have magnificently transcended the limitations of what is, at bottom, a show of books. ...Preciousness—the bane of such exhibitions—is nowhere in evidence.

–Richard Huntington,
Buffalo News

"Garden Walk Buffalo: A Celebration of Urban Gardens," is a tour guide into dozens of gardens during the annual event held the last full weekend in July. It's knowingly written by Buffalo Spree editor Elizabeth Licata, and packed with gorgeous photographs...

–Mark Sommer,
Buffalo News


Curated Exhibitions (selected)

Denny Moers: In the Ultra-Silent Light

2003; Exhibition and publication for the University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery

Carnegie Art Center: Selected Exhibitions

2001-2003; Guest-curated projects for this unique art space.

In Company: Robert Creely's Collaborations

1999-2000 ; Traveling exhibition and publication.

Christy Rupp: The Landscape Within

1999; Site-specific installation and publication.


1998; Group exhibition of Western New York artists with Niagara Falls theme.

Carl Chiarenza

1997; Traveling photography installation and publication.

John Knecht

1997; Video and works on paper exhibition and publication.

Manuel Saiz: Reality Classics

1996; International artist residency, installation, and web project:

Youth Matters

1996; Traveling group exhibition and publication.

Hallwalls: 20th Anniversary Exhibition

1995; Group exhibition and publication.

Womens Studio Workshop

1995; Traveling group exhibition and publication.

Consuming Passions

1994; Group exhibition of food-related art and publication.

Sacred Comedies

1994; Two person installation and publication.


1994; Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

Other Castellani projects

Art of the 80's


Arcadia Revisited


Cultural Tourism Initiatives


Public Art Projects


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