22 Feb 2018

Interview with the Artist on WHYY

Interview with the Artist on WHYY

Don’t miss my first local interview on WHYY. While installing my exhibition at the Buzz Ware Town Center Gallery in Arden, I sat down with Brian Drouin for an insightful conversation about my studio practice. The interview airs on Friday, February 23rd. at 5:30 P.M. and 11 P.M. Tune into WHYY’s “First” – a Delaware news […]

16 Feb 2018

Decoupage on Glass Plate Workshop

Decoupage on Glass Plate Workshop

In the 60’s and 70’s my Dad taught decoupage to many crafters in Wilmington, DE. Inevitably, I picked up his skills and perfected the art of decoupage on anything that would sit still long enough; purses, furniture, boxes, tables, trays, and plates. Last week I offered a Decoupage on Glass Plate Workshop at Highlands Art Garage and it was […]

16 Feb 2018

Create Beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Create Beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Ukrainian Easter Eggs Workshop with Susan Benarcik Sunday, March 25th  1:00 p.m – 4:00 pm Create Beautiful Ukrainian Easter Eggs in this three hour Pysanky workshop, use traditional Ukrainian folk designs, dyes, and a wax-resist method to create beautiful Ukrainian Easter eggs. The word pysanka comes from the verb pysaty, “to write”, as the designs are not […]

28 Aug 2017

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 […]

1 May 2017

Join us for a Jester ArtSpace Social

Join us for a Jester ArtSpace Social

                          As some of you may know, I have been working with some great folks to launch a new art space called Jester ArtSpace. We are currently working with the county to see our farmhouse on Grubb road restored. In the mean time, […]

16 Jan 2017

Jester Artspace Progress

Jester Artspace Progress

My co founders and I could not be more excited to share this news with everyone. Jester Artspace  got our lease and now we can begin renovations on our new/very old home! Here is the The Wilmington News Journal story from Sunday, January 15th, 2017 Brandywine Hundred historic home becomes Artspace

12 Dec 2016

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

17 Aug 2016

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 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 […]

22 Apr 2016

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 […]