4 Nov 2016

A Bookmaking Workshop that Everyone Will Love

A Bookmaking Workshop that Everyone Will Love

Accordion Style Book Making Thursday, November 17, 6- 9 pm Learn how to design and create simple, accordion-style books. Originally referred to as an Orihon, this early style of book was primarily used in China, and subsequently Japan, for Buddhist texts.This workshop will cover the basics of accordion book making; they can be as simple […]

30 Aug 2016

ART + SCIENCE Exhibition

ART + SCIENCE Exhibition

ART + SCIENCE  Opening Reception:  Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 5:30  to 7:00 p.m.  Henry Gallery Penn State Great Valley  30 East Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA 19355  610-648-3200 Please RSVP to attend: https://artscienceopening.eventbrite.com   The Henry Gallery is located on the second floor of the Penn State Great Valley Conference Center. Free and open to the […]

17 Aug 2016

Paw Paw Festival

Paw Paw Festival

But what is a Pawpaw? If you’re lucky, America’s best secret fruit might be growing on a tree close to your backyard. Pawpaw trees, the largest edible fruit trees native to North America, produce greenish-blackish fruit, usually three to six inches long. The flesh is pale to bright yellow and contains a network of glossy, dark […]

9 Aug 2016

Printmaking for Kids & Teens

Printmaking for Kids & Teens

This class taught by Susan Benarcik, and is specifically designed for eight year olds and up- including teens. Printmaking involves the creation of a master plate, from which single or multiple images are made. There are four main types of printmaking. In this course, the projects we will focus on are: Relief printing- created from a […]

22 Apr 2016

An Afternoon in Arden

An Afternoon in Arden

The Arden Craft Shop Museum and Archives Committee Presents: An Afternoon with the Artist Celebrating our exhibition Authors of the Ardens  Demonstration on simple bookmaking and  Art Exhibition with artist  Susan Benarcik Sunday, April 24, 1-3 pm At the Arden Craft Shop Museum  I will have a small exhibition of work which incorporates paper and text, and will […]

1 Apr 2016

Sculpture and Workshops at Delaware Home & Garden Show

Sculpture and Workshops at Delaware Home & Garden Show

Today was a very long day that started out with the de-installation of Rhythmic Chaos, my exhibition at the Mezzanine Gallery in Wilmington, DE.  Thank you all for coming out to see my new work!  With no time to spare I steered the art van toward the Chase Center on the Wilmington Riverfront. In a rather impromptu […]

7 Mar 2016

Rhythmic Chaos

Rhythmic Chaos

at Delaware Division of the Arts Mezzanine Gallery March 4th – 24th The Mezzanine Gallery highlights work of Delaware artists who have, or hope to receive an emerging artist or established artist grant award. This was my first exhibition as a Delaware artist, and an excellent opportunity for me to design a new body of work for […]

15 Feb 2016

Fiber Metamorphosis

Fiber Metamorphosis

Fiber Metamorphosis is a new class currently offered in the Winter Session at Main Line Art Center. It has become so wildly popular that it’s also running again in the Spring! The focus of this four-week course is to be inspired by and learn how to transform found and natural materials into  the essential elements used to […]

9 Dec 2015

Linocut Workshop

Linocut Workshop

Recently we hosted another Art Adventure, this one was Linocut workshop with a distinct theme… beer and wine. Art Adventures are our interpretation of a “paint night”, but soooo much more exciting!! The group created images for their own bespoke small-brew batches of wine or beer- imaginary and real. Each design was unique and imaginative, keeping with […]

9 Dec 2015

Jester Artspace

What started out as a conversation with new acquaintances at a holiday party, has blossomed into something quite wonderful.  A year ago, I didn’t know any of the amazing people who would come together to formulate and nurture a new creative project called the Jester Artspace. Ken and I met Alan Baseden and his family at a mutual […]