Region 1: Western


Region 1 Counties
Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming

Region 1 Leadership
Co-Chair/Board of Trustees Representative: Veronica Kruger
Co-Chair/Board of Trustees Representative: Nick Napierala
Vice Chair: Jess Scibetta
Secretary: Jill Cornell-Slater       
Treasurer: Nicolette Juron
BOT Alt Rep: Jan Dylewski
BOT Alt Rep: Jill Cornell-Slater


Region 1 at Hamburg Brewery to celebrate Jenny Brown    

Region 1 Gathering in July at the Hamburg Brewery to celebrate Jenny Brown's Teacher of the Year title.

Registration for Villa Maria Workshop

Villa Maria Workshop Info

Current News & Events

Congratulations to our 2022 NYSATA Region 1 Award Winners!

Region 1 Art Educator of the Year and Ray Henry Award: Jenny Brown

Special Citation: Lisa Lawson

Jenny Brown Teacher of the Year and Ray Henry Award  Lisa Lawson Special Citation

Dates and Events

Region 1 Calendar

Recent Past Events

 Lindsay Kranz Spotlight         Bisa Butler Workshop with Michelle Scroeder

Lindsay Kranz of the Albright-Knox Art gallery - Spotlight;       

Bisa Butler workshop in October 2022 presented by Michelle Schroeder. Artists worked with Gelli printing and vector collaging of layers to create portraits of admirable people.


Judy Kosinski Art   Judy Kosinski Workshop at Botanical Gardens

Artwork and demonstration by Judy Kosinski at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens. Artists learned Judy's technique of incorporating intuitive use of alcohol inks, use of positive/negative space, and using texture and refinement with line techniques to create a plethora of beautiful art.


Big Ink event at NYSATA 2019

Region One participated in Big Ink at the 2019 State Conference to create a large mural. Participants created a segment of the final image.