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

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Sacred Comedies

Sacred Comedies combined the work of two artists who address metaphysical subject matter: Chrysanne Stathacos and Bill Jones. Stathacos' linen paintings and dresses, printed with hair and roses, are part of a surreal feminist narrative, evoking the ghost of a turn-of-the-century artist. Jones' work included a series of photographs, made by exposing photographic paper through used pairs of glasses, and an installation of glasses hung against the museum's back wall. Each artist created work which is a remnant of human presence, achieved through simple means, but loaded with possible interpretations. The exhibition was accompanied by a catalog with an essay by Barry Schwabsky.

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