Ryann Cooley

While I describe myself as a mixed media artist, I am fortunate to have been granted access to the world as a photographer. Having worked in over 50 countries observing, documenting, and learning about numerous cultures, photography has played a prominent role in developing how I view and think about humanity, culture, and technology. As […]

Nancy Holowka

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I have been taking pictures since my first Black & White Darkroom class in Art School many decades ago. Currently, I make both inkjet and darkroom prints of my photographic images. One recent series, exhibited in January 2021 with The Wildroot Group, featured black & white inkjet prints taken on the streets of Manhattan. They […]

Michele Vair

I live in the village of Newark, NY with my husband John and two cats Rudy and Fleur. My studio is nestled into a portion of our attic and it is where you’ll often find me lost in some sort of creative process with my feline studio assistants. Long story short, art has always been […]

Laura Minor

My name is Laura Minor. I am an artist and art educator living in Hamburg, NY.  I studied photography at the Fashion institute of Technology and The Visual Studies Workshop. For the past 8 years I have taught elementary art for Buffalo Public Schools.  In my piece Sol, I combine digital and analog photography techniques. I create […]

Emily Levack

In progress photos of the making of Deterioration.

Born and raised in Wisconsin, I have always loved the Midwest landscape and all of the beautiful elements that nature has to offer. I am currently in my final year at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as I earn my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with an Emphasis in Photography and Imaging. Recently, my work has […]

Joe Ziolkowski

During a time of social, economic and health crisis, the chaos in the midst of the event is taxing. Out of chaos comes periods of order and stability, what comes next is up to the society and the individual. Through great chaos has spawned unprecedented reform and advancements. We are witnessing how actions in one […]

From The Dirt to The Skies: Pat Bacon

From the Dirt to the Skies is a group exhibition featuring new works in painting, drawing, and printmaking from four of Main Street Arts’ gallery artists — Pat Bacon, Chad Grohman, Meredith Mallwitz-Meyer, and Lanna Pejovic. The artwork is inspired by fog-laden lakes, wooded paths, gardens, and objects plucked from nature.  In the final interview of […]

Julie Herman

I am a Syracuse, NY based photographer with work in the de/composition exhibition currently on display at Main Street Arts. I received my BFA from Alfred University, and currently work for Light Work, a non profit photography organization based at Syracuse University. Light Work supports emerging and under represented artists through a residency program, grants, […]

Jeremy Moule

Every photograph represents a moment; whether the exposure lasts a fraction of a second long or spans several hours, the maker is capturing a defined period of time. I find many of the moments in my images as I wander through Rochester’s streets and neighborhoods. I’m subject agnostic — not a true street photographer — alternating between people, the built […]

Nick Marshall: Living with Photographs

Hi, my name is Nick Marshall. My work is currently on view in the exhibition Perception of Time at Main Street Arts. Here is a glimpse into my practice as an artist. I grew up in Canton, Ohio. I received my B.F.A. from Columbus College of Art and Design and my M.F.A. from Rochester Institute of Technology. […]