Jill Bell

Hi. I’m Jill Bell.  As an non-sporty kid growing up in suburban Newark, Delaware, I took my first ceramics class at age 6.  From the start I loved everything about clay. From the dusty, damp earthy smell of the studio to being able to make tangible objects from the ideas in my kid brain.  As […]

Adriano Valeri

My name is Adriano Valeri, and I’m participating in Main Street Arts show de/composition! I was born in Milan, Italy, and when I was eight years old my family relocated to Quincy, MA, a working class city south of Boston. As a birthday present one year, my parents enrolled me in an after school art class held in […]

Meet Renee Valenti

Renee Valenti, artist in residence at Main Street Arts during the month of October 2017, will working on a series of abstract paintings and immersing herself in art history books during her residency. We asked Renee a few questions about her artwork and studio practice:  Q: Tell us a little bit about your background. I’m originally from a town right outside […]

Anne Muntges

Anne’s artwork is on view in “Trying to Understand the World: Artwork by Anne Muntges and Sylvia Taylor”. The exhibition runs from January 14 2017–February 17, 2017.  I am obsessed with drawing. I doodle, make marks, and slap line after line down on paper and board. Drawing is the way in which I see the world and […]