29 July

Sculpture in Harbor Park, Philadelphia

Follow Spruce Street to the waterfront, and you’ll land in a beautiful, new  pop up park; the “Spruce Street Harbor Park” . Dates: From June 27-August 31, 2014 Hours: The park is open from 11 AM – 1 AM Overview: Movies, live music, working artists, who could ask for more? The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation […]

15 May

Art In the Open on the Banks of the Schyulkill

Art In The Open Exhibition at CFEVA Open Channels   JUNE 7TH – JULY 31ST, 2014 Reception:  June 11th, 4 – 6 pm The Center for Emerging Visual Artists Gallery 237 S. 18th Street , The Barclay, 3A,  Philadelphia  PA    19103  Featuring the following Art in the Open 2014 Artists: Nancy Agati Susan Benarcik Matt Greco […]

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 […]

19 January

Encountering Nature

This exhibition examines some of the ways artists respond to nature in their work. It includes installation, video, photography, painting, and sculpture to examine the myriad ways that artists interact with nature. Artists whose works are on display include: Anne Appleby, Vaughn Bell, Susan Benarcik, Randy Bolton, Ann Chahbandour, Caitlin Cunningham, Annette Davidek, Adam Davies, […]

27 July

Dendrology; Work in progress

  In an exhibition titled “Dendrology”, which addresses the nature of trees in the broader context of the natural world and in the realm of human society, themes of deforestation, growth, interdependence, and sustainability are presented by artists in a variety of media.    Dendrology; from ancient Greek “dendron” meaning tree, and “logia” the study or science […]

13 July

Growing A Garden

I started a new project in May 2012 and handed it off in May 2013…             Along with Bonnie Ora Sherk, founder of Life Frames Inc., we established the first New York- based, “Community Garden and Think Park” on Roosevelt Island.  Through a program called “A Living Library”, which incorporates local resources […]

25 June

Out of Bounds Exhibition

Out of Bounds-City Paper Review

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists and
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education are pleased to present:

OUT OF BOUNDS
June 23 – September 2, 2012
Curated by Jenny Laden & Amie Potsic

Featuring
Susan Benarcik    

Ana B. Hernandez    
Brooke Hine
Darla Jackson    
Mami Kato    
Scott Pellnat    
Caleb Nussear


The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy’s Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
http://www.schuylkillcenter.org

Hours:  Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm

Out of Bounds will be installed in a variety of settings around SCEE’s main building: in the large pond that greets visitors at the front of the building; in the Center’s new sensory garden; and in the wooded picnic grove that lead to the forest behind the building.  Many of the works recreate and reimagine forms typically seen outdoors, such as Susan Benarcik’s knotted droplets, Ana Hernandez’s bright red fabric fungi, and Scott Pellnat’s giant boat.  Others interact with the natural elements, giving the viewer a new perspective on familiar landscapes.  Mami Kato’s work floats on the pond, kept company by a community of frogs, snakes and turtles.  Caleb Nussear’s installation plays with mirrors amongst the trees, layering the visual experience of the woods. The one indoor installation in the exhibition, Darla Jackson’s “Birthday Party,” enlivens the Center’s foyer with sculptural animals, welcoming visitors and marking the 25th anniversary celebration of the Schuylkill Center’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic, which treats and rehabilitates thousands of animals each year.

 
11 April

A Flexible Perspective at the Perkins Center for the Arts March 31- May 12, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCFoZqa9hww

“Consuming Boundaries”
March 31 – May 12 , 2012
Perkins Center Collingswood
Opening: Thursday, April 12, 2012
6-9 PM
www.perkinscenter.org

This exhibition features the work of four fiber-based sculptors: Maria Anasazi, Susan Benarcik, Ana B. Hernandez and Diane Savona. Their project bare few similarities yet they share an active process where there is direct involvement in, attention to and engagement with the materials throughout the execution of the piece.

1 April

1st Dibs Exhibition Catalogue- by Stacey Donovan

A cross section of my work sculpture, fiber, and works on paper were exhibited throughout the lobby, and in the 1st Dibs gallery space on the 10th floor of the New York Design Center. Although there was no official opening, the work was exposed to dealers and collectors specializing in 20th-century design and antiques. Stacey Donovan wrote a complimentary story for 1st […]

4 March

Exhibition at New York Design Center

Exhibition at New York Design Center

For a unique experience, visit the New York Design Center to see my exhibition at the 1st Dibs Gallery Space. First Dibs, is the world’s number one, on-line marketplace for antiques, mid-century modern furniture, art, estate jewelry, vintage watches, haute couture and vintage luxury items. Now located on the 10th floor of New York Design Center, […]