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 […]

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 […]

Pat Bacon

If you want a label, today I would say that I am a “photographer/printmaker” knowing full well that I have a painter’s sensibility. I like to color outside of the lines and to experiment, which is not really a practice that is compatible with traditional photography or printmaking. There is a prescribed process and set […]

Alternative Photography at a Glance

The idea for this exhibition came from wanting to show a different side of photography. More than an exhibition showing photos of places, people, and things (those are included, of course) but also a show about how these photographic images are physically made. By hand. Having a background as a painter, graphic designer, and art educator […]