Claudia Mejia-Willett

Echo, mono-print by Claudia Mejia-Willett included in the Figure/Ground exhibition

I arrived to the United States in 1966 from Colombia, South America. I have lived in Rochester since moving from Colombia. I graduated from Monroe Community College and then transferred to SUNY Geneseo for my Bachelors of Science in Special Education. While working in Rochester City Schools, I earned a Dual Masters in Special Education […]

Minna Resnick: Idea to Finished Drawing

My work deals with visual and written language over time, exploring generational differences in the understanding of communication. I use illustrated early and mid-twentieth century manuals on home management, décor, repair, health, education and etiquette for source material and inspiration. This drawing starts with photo illustrations from the 1967 book (pictured below) whose opening sentence […]

Kathleen Sherin: Printmaker

The prints I have on display at Main Street Arts are part of a new series called “Imeasurable Blues”. I create my prints in my studio in the TriMain Building as a resident artist in Buffalo Arts Studio  and larger prints in the printshop at the University of Buffalo through a community access program called ePIC ( […]

Barbara McPhail: Printmaker

I have a small printmaking studio in my home in Canandaigua, which has excellent light and looks out onto the street. My main medium is monotype, although I also use collagraph, linocut, woodblock and etching. My monotypes are mostly created from shapes made from tagboard, and textures like wallpaper, fabric and netting. I start with […]