12 Dec 2016

Explore the Arts at DCAD

Explore the Arts at DCAD

Come join me for two new and exciting continuing ed courses at Delaware College of Art and Design. Fiber Metamorphosis & Introduction to Wall Sculpture Fiber Metamorphosis: Wednesdays January 11th – February 8th 6P.M – 9:15 P.M Introduction to Wall Sculpture: Mondays January 9th – February 6th 6P.M – 9:15 P.M

7 Oct 2015



  Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM with Susan Benarcik Oct 28 – Nov 18, 2015Artists produce solutions, manage uncertainty, experiment, explore, transform, collaborate, problem-solve, and take risks every day. In this 4 session course, you are invited to experiment with a practicing studio artist with a variety of creative mediums that will activate your […]

10 Sep 2015

Autumn Wreath; Not Your Ordinary Wreath Workshop

Autumn Wreath; Not Your Ordinary Wreath Workshop

Autumn Wreath: Not Your Ordinary Wreath at Main Line Art Center in Haverford, PA Monday, September 28, 2015 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Notes: $30 supply fee payable to instructor Using unusual branches and vines as a base for creating your own autumn wreath.  The outcome is really up to you and your own personal style, […]

26 Aug 2015

Sizzling Summer Classes

Sizzling Summer Classes

July was packed with fun for students looking for a summer adventure. Working in mediums such as paper marbling, photo collage, and collaborative sculpture.  Seemingly unrelated, these three traditional mediums aren’t governed by logic, and tend to produce unpredictable outcomes. They push our comfort level and cause us to think about process, evolution, u-turns, and surprise.  Both […]

28 May 2015

Evening and weekend Summer Courses at DCAD

DCAD – Delaware College of Art and Design – A creative partnership between Pratt Institute and the Corcoran College of Art and Design INSPIRED BY NATURE: DRAWING ORGANIC PATTERNS AND FORMS Instructor: Susan Benarcik SIX SESSIONS Thursday, June 11 – July 16; 6 PM – 9:15 PM Non-Credit Tuition: $230; 2 CEUs Are you inspired […]

25 May 2015

Batik Workshop

Batik Workshop

Batik Workshops at Highlands Art Garage are awesome! Generally, none of the folks that attend have any experience with batik, and yet each of their designs turns out to be unique and compelling. Batik is a process by which melted wax is applied to cotton fabric to resist or retain several layers of color. It definitely […]

24 Jan 2015

Studio 7 Workshops with Susan Benarcik

So frequently I’m reminded by media that we are distracted, we are we multi-tasking to our disadvantage, and our restless minds have no room to hear subtleties.  So how do we increase our focus in a world filled with distractions? Some suggest meditation, diet, or yoga and meditation to increase mindfulness. What I suggest is … creativity. Studio […]

18 Jan 2015

Highlands Art Garage -The Best Stop on the Art Loop

The best stop on the Art Loop… The Highlands Art Garage- a new and exciting arts education venue offering unique classes and workshops.  Friday, February 6th To mark the official opening in our new location at 2003 West 17th Street in Wilmington, Rich Bockman, Linda Celestian,  Rich Pierce and I will be on hand to answer questions regarding […]

31 Dec 2014

New! Continuing Education Classes at DCAD

  Come take a class with me at DCAD!!! Spring Catalogue:http://issuu.com/dcadcomm/docs/cecatalog_web/1?e=0 NEW MEDIUMS / NEW PERSPECTIVES SIX SESSIONS Wednesday Apr. 1 – May 6 6 PM – 9:15 PM In this 6 session course, have fun experimenting with a variety of creative mediums that will improve your capacity to trust your intuition while working with […]

9 Dec 2014

Winter Classes at Highlands Art Garage

  Three new classes that are designed to chase away winter blues! Winter Classes begin in January… Introductory Silkscreen Printing Grade 5 & Up In this introductory silkscreen printing class, kids explore a variety of basic printmaking techniques, and learn how to make a silkscreen print. In this 4-week session, we create a simple design and turn […]