Painters Painting Painters

I will often think of an idea for an exhibition that is not a simple one, one that needs explanation. This is because I like things that are mysterious and also because I like to follow spiraling thoughts that get more abstract, even as they come in to focus.  Our current exhibition, Painters Painting Painters […]

Chad Cleveland

I grew up in Fairport, N.Y.  and I’ve been making art since my early 20’s.  Having grown up heavily involved in sports, I never really created much artwork through my younger academic years. It was in my undergraduate program at Binghamton University that I decided to be an artist. It’s funny because I had never […]

Nancy Wiley

My name is Nancy Wiley and I’m honored that my series of portraits is on display as part of the Perception of Time exhibit that is currently at Main Street Arts. I have always loved painting individual portraits in oils. I love people, especially faces — trying to get a likeness and portraying some aspect of […]

Tricia Butski

My studio is based in Buffalo, NY, where I am currently a resident artist at Buffalo Arts Studio. Though my recent work is primarily grounded in drawing, I was trained as a painter and graduated with my BFA in Drawing and Painting from SUNY Fredonia and my MFA from the University at Buffalo. Through drawings […]

Meet Noah Estrella

Noah Estrella, artist in residence at Main Street Arts for the month of July 2017, will working on studio photography and portraiture during. We asked him a few questions about his artwork and studio practice: Q: Tell us a little bit about your background. I was born and raised in the Finger Lakes. I developed an […]