Gloucester Main Street’s newest art gallery and vintage pop-up shop is York & Main. Owner and working artist Theresa Wells Stifel of Gloucester opened the store earlier this month which currently features an array of vintage items, like clothing and home décor as well as some of Stifel’s own creations.
Stifel and her husband moved to the county about five years ago from Northern Virginia, where she ran a similar business. York & Main itself is highlighted by the gallery of Stifel’s art. Down the hall, customers can find a number of unique vintage items long the walls, followed by rooms of vintage clothes and home décor.
Stifel paints with an energetic palette and uses mixed media to create her works. The mediums that get added to her works can range from stitching to old repurposed school notes or even ice cream bar wrappers from the 1930s. She said she will reuse what see finds from damaged items she comes across, like a partially destroyed school notebook.
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