9 Aug 2016

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 Apr 2016

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 Mar 2016

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 Oct 2015

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 Aug 2015

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 […]

25 Jun 2015

Paper Marbling Workshop

Paper Marbling Workshop

Highlights from my Paper Marbling workshop at Highlands Art Garage. We had a blast, and the results were astounding!  I’m scheduling additional batik and marbling workshops for the Summer and Autumn right now, so please let me know if this type of workshop is something that you’d be interested in. Marbling consists of floating paints on a surface of thickened […]

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 […]

23 Mar 2015

Philly.com Spring Fashion and Art

Philly.com Spring Fashion and Art

How awesome is this… I just found out that two of my sculptural installations, “A Flexible Perspective” and “Mental Notes” were part of a Spring fashion shoot for Philly.com. Read the story and see work by talented In Liquid artist members  in  Philly.com   Images  by MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff Photographer

1 Feb 2015

Highlands Art Garage Wilmington Art Loop

Highlands Art Garage Wilmington Art Loop

It’s official, Highlands Art Garage, a new and exciting artspace and workshop in Wilmington! We’re really looking forward to seeing all of our friends, and meeting our neighbors. It will be loads of fun, our Pop Up Art Shop and Gallery are open on Friday, March 6th to coincide with the Art Loop. Bring some […]

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 […]