22 Feb 2018

WHYY First for February 23, 2018 Interview

WHYY First for February 23, 2018 Interview

My first local interview on WHYY. While installing my exhibition at the Buzz Ware Town Center Gallery in Arden, I sat down with Brian Drouin for an insightful conversation about my studio practice. The interview airs on Friday, February 23rd. at 5:30 P.M. and 11 P.M. Tune into WHYY’s “First” – a Delaware news program. If […]

16 Feb 2018

Decoupage on Glass Plate Workshop

Decoupage on Glass Plate Workshop

In the 60’s and 70’s my Dad taught decoupage to many crafters in Wilmington, DE. Inevitably, I picked up his skills and perfected the art of decoupage on anything that would sit still long enough; purses, furniture, boxes, tables, trays, and plates. Last week I offered a Decoupage on Glass Plate Workshop at Highlands Art Garage and it was […]

16 Feb 2018

Create Beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Create Beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Ukrainian Easter Eggs Workshop with Susan Benarcik Sunday, March 25th  1:00 p.m – 4:00 pm Create Beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs in this three hour Pysanky workshop, use traditional Ukrainian folk designs, dyes, and a wax-resist method to create beautiful Ukrainian Easter eggs. The word pysanka comes from the verb pysaty, “to write”, as the designs are not […]

16 Jan 2018

Flowers For Freezing Temperatures

Flowers For Freezing Temperatures

As the temperatures dip below 30 degrees, and my sources of inspiration are put to sleep for another season, I thought I might share some designs that are reminiscent of sunnier days. I hope to update my blog through the winter with new works inspired by my garden.  

28 Aug 2017

Solo Exhibition at Tower Hill School

Solo Exhibition at Tower Hill School

Please join me for my Solo Exhibition at the Founders’ Gallery, Tower Hill School. The opening reception is Friday, September 8th, 2017, from 6:00- 8:00 PM and coincides with the Wilmington Art Loop. Please bring your students, and share with your friends, it’s a great way to start a new season! Founders Gallery is located on the first floor of the […]

1 May 2017

Join us for a Jester ArtSpace Social

Join us for a Jester ArtSpace Social

                          As some of you may know, I have been working with some great folks to launch a new art space called Jester ArtSpace. We are currently working with the county to see our farmhouse on Grubb road restored. In the mean time, […]

6 Apr 2017

Ephemera

Mermaid’s Whirl, a small sculpture made of shark egg sacs has found its way into a juried exhibition titled “Ephemera”. The curator, Pam Rogers stated “There are multitudes of ways an individual can perceive this transitory existence, making the concept of ephemerality a relative one”.  Just shipping this piece made put me on edge, like most […]

18 Mar 2017

Pysanky; The Ukrainian Painted Egg

Pysanky; The Ukrainian Painted Egg

Join us for an Pysanky Workshop with Susan Benarcik of Jester Art Space Sunday April 9th 1:00-4:00 pm or Monday April 10th @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Introductory Pysanky; The Ukrainian Painted Egg. Pysanky is the  Ukrainian tradition that uses a wax resist method in combination with strong dyes to create stunning easter egg […]

16 Jan 2017

Jester Artspace Progress

Jester Artspace Progress

My co founders and I could not be more excited to share this news with everyone. Jester Artspace  got our lease and now we can begin renovations on our new/very old home! Here is the The Wilmington News Journal story from Sunday, January 15th, 2017 Brandywine Hundred historic home becomes Artspace

2 Jan 2017

FIBER METAMORPHOSIS

FIBER METAMORPHOSIS

Main Line Art Center Thursdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Jan 12 – Feb 9, 2017 Session: Winter Medium: Fiber Arts | Level: Beginner The focus of this five-week course is to experiment with materials derived from fiber. Materials could include any number of papers found or bought –the odder the better: adhesives, stiffening agents, wires of all gages, […]