Camille Riner

Riner Blog image - Artist portrait

Have you ever felt that time has stopped, and you can take in everything around you? I had that feeling at the lake during the summer. I looked down into the deep green and saw a turtle slowly glide for cover. Fish darted out from the shadow of my paddleboard. I had no place to […]

Meet Matt Simon

Matt Simon, artist in residence at Main Street Arts, during the month of September 2018, is working in one of our two studio spaces on our second floor. We asked Matt some questions about their work and studio practice: Q: Tell us about your background. I’m from Denver, Colorado, and lived in various neighborhoods around the city growing up. I didn’t really make […]

KaKeART Collaborations

Scene Around Rosendale Cover

Born in Rochester NY and Prague Czechoslovakia the KaKeART partnership began in graduate school at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where Tatana Kellner and Ann Kalmbach met  in the printmaking studio as exiles from the painting department. After graduate school, they arrived in Rosendale to help form the Women’s Studio Workshop, a not for profit […]

Candace Hicks

My studio is starting to look like a depot for packing materials. I have had a lot of work out lately, and it’s all come back at the same time. These boxes held wooden boxes with illusionistic rooms inside. The rooms are constructed so that the cloud that floats back and forth appears to shrink […]