24 January

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 […]

2 November

Where Has the Summer Gone?

How did it get to be the 1st of November? I feel like I was just planting dahlia tubers, now it’s time to get them out of the soil so they don’t freeze! Everything went fast forward after Memorial day. Today I unearthed and jiggled the dirt off the dahlia tubers, they’ve doubled in size since late May, how is […]

12 August

Prickly, Tender & Steamy Artists in the Hothouse

  Prickly, Tender & Steamy Artists in the Hothouse Lyda, Andy, Roman and I  are headed up to the Bronx today for the opening of “Prickly, Tender & Steamy – Artists in the Hothouse” an exhibition at Wave Hill. I have six photographs in the exhibition.                     […]

29 July

Insect Hotels

I spend a lot of time in the natural world, watching closely as plants and organisms are motivated by the elements and rhythmic cycles of the planet. I’m intrigued by the efficiency of the eco system, the methods organisms use to design, build, innovate, communicate, and thrive without imposing on humans. I wonder why humans […]

30 April

Art in the Open; Weekend Festival on the Schuylkill

Did you know that the along the banks of the Schuylkill River, from May 16-18, 2014 a jury-selected group of artists will create new works of art in a creative process open to everyone in a city wide event called Art in the Open? Art in the Open celebrates artists, their inspirations for creating art, […]

12 April

Prickly, Tender & Steamy – Artists in the Hothouse

The Opening Reception: April 12, 2014 Exhibition Closes: May 18, 2014. Prickly, Tender and Steamy presents artworks that were created at Wave Hill by artists during the Winter Workspace Program from 2010– 2013. It ties together the Arts and Horticulture programs at Wave Hill in an engaging way, as the selected artists are among those who closely examined the living […]

6 March

Eco Fusion Workshop Highlights

This is what happens when you put a group of curious and clever people in a room full of natural and found materials… Magic Happens. Some of the amazing results from Eco Fusion, the make and talk workshop at the Delaware Center for Horticulture. Thanks to all who were able to be part of the fun!

14 January

Eco-Fusion at Delaware Center for Horticulture

ART/HANDS ON   I’ll soon be offering a unique art-meets-the-environment two-day workshop called  Eco-Fusion: 3D Forms.   On February 18 & 25, at the Delaware Center for Horticulture-  known locally as DCH, I’ll inspire workshop guests to combine found objects and natural materials to create beautiful, organic sculptures. My own work expresses a deep concern for […]

30 December

Relocation

Leaving my studio in Manhattan was a bittersweet occasion; some say criminal. I love Manhattan and Brooklyn, I adored my home in Park Slope and my studio on 23rd. & Madison, but it was time for a change. Having stayed fifteen years past my five year plan, I felt confidant with my decision to relocate to […]

13 August

Artwork for Rare Plant Auction Catalogue; Spring 2013

This year I was invited to create an original image for the Rare Plant Auction. Held annually at Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania for hundreds of plant lovers from across the nation who plan their calendars around this annual event. The Rare Plant Auction® is acclaimed for a premier selection of unusual, newly-introduced or difficult […]