28 August

Solo Exhibition at Tower Hill School

Solo Exhibition at Tower Hill School

Please join me for my Solo Exhibition at the Founders’ Gallery, Tower Hill School. The opening reception is Friday, September 8th, 2017, from 6:00- 8:00 PM and coincides with the Wilmington Art Loop. Please bring your students, and share with your friends, it’s a great way to start a new season! Founders Gallery is located on the first floor of the […]

12 December

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

4 November

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 August

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 August

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 August

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 […]

1 April

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 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 […]

21 October

Invasive Vine Basket Making at Mt. Cuba Center

Invasive Vine Basket Making at Mt. Cuba Center

We gathered in the super-fabulous wet lab at Mt. Cuba Center on friday to create beautiful and functional baskets, made of invasive vines.         Margaret Shillingford introduced the vines that the staff had collected from the grounds at Mt Cuba. Honeysuckle, Bittersweet, Virginia Creeper- these were among the many clingy, twining, vines that we used to […]

26 August

New!! Art Adventures with Susan & Linda

New!!  Art Adventures with Susan & Linda

Premiering at Highlands Art Garage in September… Art Adventures– a group creativity workshop- led by Susan Benarcik and Linda Celestian As your highly skilled sherpas we will prepare the route, fix the ropes in place, and provide the necessary gear for your art adventure! No previous experience is needed. Work spontaneously with provided art materials quieting the […]