Regina Quinn

Regina Quinn working on an encaustic painting

After nearly three decades in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, I now live in New York’s Northern Catskills. Although I am a New York City native, I have spent most of my adult life in the northern mountains which are a continuous source of inspiration for my work. As much time as I spend in my studio, […]

Phyllis Bryce Ely: Not My Father’s Iceberg

I began painting this series after the loss of my father, Joseph Loder Bryce, in 2015. Loder served in the US Navy as a photographer aboard the Icebreaker USS Edisto in the early 1950s during the cold war era. His ship supported the installation of the Distant Early Warning Line (DEW Line) in the Arctic […]

Re-Emerging Artists

Our current exhibition, Re-Emerging Artists features two painters who have both been making art for longer than I have been alive. Considering this fact as a painter myself, I find it so encouraging and inspiring to see two artists making such fascinating work after more than six decades of making art. John Greene and Robert Marx met each […]

Kristen T. Woodward

A native of Rochester NY, I’m delighted to have the opportunity to exhibit my work at Main Street Arts. On display in the current Flora and Fauna exhibition are 16  encaustic paintings on wooden panels. The imagery involves abstracted animal forms, often referencing parables and children’s games. A small installation in the show also features a full scale deer […]

Virginia Cassetta: The Road Taken

I was raised in a very traditional Italian family and and when I graduated high school the only road open for me was either attending nursing school or becoming a teacher. I chose a career in nursing, although in my heart I wanted to work in the arts and move to NYC. I married, had […]