The Artists Studios at 196 Main Street has been attracting talented regional fine artists for the past three years. The studios are located adjacent to Charles Fine Arts Gallery and were developed to fulfill the need for artist workspace in Gloucester. The current artists include; Chloe Leigh, Jewelry Designer, Vanessa Michalak, Fine Artist/Painter, and Katherine Richmond, Photographer/ Fine Art Printing.
They are excited to have their studios located in the downtown Gloucester where they will continue to highlight a variety of media and work to ensure that the arts remain a cultural cornerstone in this historic artist community. The artist studios feature workspaces and a gallery, unveiling the unique processes behind their works.
About the Artists
Chloe Leigh is a fine jeweler who currently resides in Rockport, MA. She graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing and sought additional training by attending Alchimia Contemporary Jewelry School in Florence, Italy; Davide Penso Glass Jewels classes in Murano, Italy; Marchutz College of Art and Design in Aix-en-Provence, France; and The Glass Furnace in Istanbul, Turkey. She has received several highly prestigious awards including, the Women’s Jewelry Association Award, the New England Chapter Award from the International Precious Metal Institute, Stephen D. Paine Award, and Paul Tsongas Award. Her work has been featured at several exhibitions includ