22 April

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 […]

7 March

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 […]

18 March

New Hand Crafted Books at the DCCA

New Hand Crafted Books at the DCCA

Next time you need a unique and affordable gift, stop by the DCCA store, located just inside the front doors. The selection is amazing; prints, clocks,  cards, pottery, jewelry, and now my accordion books and photo albums!  It’s hard to leave without at least one special hand-crafted treasure by a local artist. Members get a great discount… another […]

17 February

Sculptural Installations With Found Materials

Sculptural Installations With Found Materials

I find it challenging to make artwork out of unlikely materials and find the responses of viewers delightful -when they finally recognize what they are looking at. Because my relationship with the natural world is at the forefront of my practice, I use natural and found materials, principals of alchemy, and ecology to design and build […]

16 February

Collage, Gouache & Encaustic

Collage, Gouache & Encaustic

In response to the Facebook Art Challenge, there is expressed interest in seeing more of my collage, encaustic and gouache work, I’m happy to know that there is so much appreciation for this type of work. My NEW web site is under construction, and the current website susanbenarcik.com doesn’t cover the collage, encaustic, and gouache […]

3 February

Challenge Yourself: Continuing Education at DCAD

Challenge Yourself: Continuing Education at DCAD

What are you waiting for, the Spring classes at DCAD are awesome… especially mine. No art experience is necessary. Are you inspired by nature, but don’t really know how to integrate it into your artwork? This is the class for you:     Inspired By Nature: Organic Forms | 2D & 3D Investigate, recreate, and design 2 […]

18 January

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 December

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 […]

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.                     […]

20 February

FIBERNEXT- an Exhibition at Delaware Museum of Art

FIBERNEXT  is a group exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum which opened on February 15 and runs through April 13. Co-curated by artists Carol Cole and Gina Bosworth, FiberNext showcases a blend of spectacular and intimate works that reflect the lively state of fiber art by 12 regional fiber artists. This exhibition will feature approximately 20 pieces […]