Get To Know Us: What Inspires Us

Learn about what/who inspires us in the next post in our series of staff blogs at Main Street Arts. We hope that this series will give a little insight into who we are, our backgrounds, and our interests. This will be an ongoing feature that will continue throughout the duration of our closure due to COVID-19. […]

From The Dirt to The Skies: Chad Grohman

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.  Executive director and curator Bradley Butler […]

From The Director: Cultivate

I often ask myself the questions “who are we?” and “how are we perceived?”. At this moment in time, I am being especially reflective and thinking about the larger vision of Main Street Arts and how we fit into the cultural context of our region and beyond. I am also thinking of what defines the gallery […]

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Chad Grohman

I am from Buffalo, NY and have spent all but one year of my life there, minus the four years of undergrad at Rochester Institute of Technology. I didn’t really live in Rochester so much as the college itself, so I don’t really count that. My MFA was in a distance program so I stayed in […]

From The Director: 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 […]

A Solo Exhibition by Chad Grohman

Chad Grohman, "Always Home"

Upstairs at Main Street Arts we are currently exhibiting nineteen paintings by Buffalo, NY artist Chad Grohman. Grohman’s work ranges from more traditional landscapes and still lives to buildings, plants, animals, and people with a surreal twist. Chad’s muted color palette creates a sense of uncertainty and uneasiness in these gouache paintings (which is interesting, compared […]