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Roswell Park unveils sculpture dedicated to Mitch Flynn, by artist Ellen Steinfeld

11536488_974296022591147_1527839209585321997_oCelebrated Buffalo artist Ellen Steinfeld was recently commissioned by Roswell Park Cancer Institute to create a sculpture as a tribute to Ride for Roswell founder Mitch Flynn. The sculpture was unveiled at Roswell earlier this week.

Steinfeld’s large scale public works can be found at numerous schools, hospitals, airports and stadiums, as well as museums and galleries throughout the US and Canada. Permanent collections that have acquired her works include the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Castellani Museum, the Burchfield-Penney Museum, the New York State Museum, Washington State Art in Public Places Collection and the State of Florida Art in Public Buildings Collection.

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Seeing that the Ride for Roswell has become a signature Buffalo event, and one that raises millions of dollars each year for the institute, the recognition is deservedly so.  The whimsical sculpture was commissioned to mark the 20 year anniversary of The Ride.

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Photos: Ellen Steinfeld | Roswell Park

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Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at The Hotel @ The Lafayette, and the Madd Tiki Winter Luau. Other projects: Navigetter.

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  • Sudden Debt

    Probably a lot more interesting in person.

  • AaronSchreiber

    It was donated by local Buffalonians who support the Ride and Cancer Institute.  ie Ron Schreiber, Michael Joseph, and First Niagara Bank…….NOT tax payer dollars.
    Sculpture looks fantastic in person and is BIG.  Corner of Ellicott and Carlton

  • Michael DiPasquale

    Looks great!

  • jstraubinger

    Mitch is a good guy. Congratulations Mitch!!!

  • Davvid

    meh

  • ExWNYer

    I like it