A Wednesday Word from the Director | Self Care is The Best Care

Dear Community, I want to start off by apologizing for my absence last week. Between fibro flares, emotional upsets, and working nearly around the clock I knew I would forget to get my weekly message to you one of these weeks this summer. The last three weeks have been challenging for me to say the […]

A Wednesday Word from the Director

Dear Community, Can you believe today is the last day of May? This month we’ve seen a bevy of amazing activity and events at 540WMain. The center featured a number of new classes and events including: Mother’s Day Vegan Brunch Zumba Raising Chickens for Beginners Intro to Kombucha Making Vegan Pop Up Gluten Free Tour […]

INvisible Beauty In Pain Artist Spotlight & Interview | Amber Dawn Knox

The INvisible Beauty In Pain campaign’s sixth artist spotlight is Amber Dawn Knox Amber Dawn lives in Rochester, NY and the INvisible Beauty in Pain Gallery is her first time painting in many years as well as contributing a piece to a public art gallery. Check out Amber’s interview below: When did you begin your […]

INvisible Beauty in Pain Artist Spotlight | Alivia Ruiz

We are back in Rochester for our fourth INvisible Beauty in Pain Artist Spotlight. The INvisible Beauty In Pain campaign’s fourth artist spotlight is Alivia Ruiz Alivia Ruiz is a Buffalo-born artist, musician, and all around creative. She arrived in Rochester to attend RIT for her Bachelors Degree in Medical Illustration. After completing her degree, […]