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 […]

Erica Bapst

To many artists, I would guess that submitting to the Small Works Exhibition would be working under a constraint to keep the piece within the size limitations. In contrast, for me it is more of a permission to expand. Most of my typical work is in the very small scale of jewelry. This also applies […]

Dominique Mediak-Pirigyi

Duet by Dominique Mediak-Pirigyi—Slip cast ceramic, underglaze transfers

Hi! I’m Dominique Mediak-Pirigyi, an artist and art educator from Buffalo, NY. I’m so excited to have a piece entitled “Stacked” in this year’s The Cup, The Mug exhibit. I am fairly new to the ceramics scene, and this is my second time exhibiting at Main Street Arts. Though I have moved throughout the artistic […]

Camille Riner

Some people aren’t sure what they want to do when they grew up but I knew it would be something to do with art. I was the kid that drew bunnies for everyone in elementary school, made costumes in middle school, and took an art class every semester in high school. When I went to […]

End of 2017 Edition

It’s the end of the year, so naturally we are getting into a reflective mood and reminiscing about all of the great things that happened at the gallery in 2017. This is also a time when we start to get really excited about new things on the horizon in the year to come. If you […]

Cat Clay: Pop Vintage

Cat Clay’s work is on view in our juried exhibition “Small Works 2016”.  Cat Clay was founded by Clifton Wood, a gorgeous calico who stepped on a rainbow the same day as Prince. She has been reincarnated as the Dalai Kitten, Miss Beckett. The sole employee of Cat Clay is Sabra, who also doubles as a mediocre […]

Werner Sun: Redbud Reconsidered

Werner’s artwork is on view in our juried exhibition “Small Works 2016”.  I am an abstract artist from Ithaca, NY and I work with digital prints, drawings, and other paper materials that I cut and fold into three-dimensional patterns. I started making these paper sculptures about five years ago. At the time I was experimenting with digital […]

Emily Falco: Creating a Watercolor Still-Life in 5 Steps

Hello fellow art lovers – It’s a warm, rainy, December evening here in Ithaca; not too typical of western New York this time of year! It’s this type of inclement weather that for me, forecasts a painting night. For my introductory post, I wanted to give you readers out there a little more than an “about the […]