26 Oct 2010

Three Installations at West Elm in DUMBO Brooklyn

. With the help of Brooklyn Art Project, West Elm in DUMBO  is hosting three installations from my “Collected Material Series”. “Watermark”, “Picsulated”, and “Why Our Hangers” fit seamlessly into their sustainability program. These will be on exhibition through mid November. In an effort to make it possible for everyone to live with art, these installations are […]

7 Sep 2010

A Blog Review by Don Brower

Susan Benarcik installed thousands of toothpicks on the walls of the CFEVA Gallery @ 15th & Locust Streets as part of Sculpting Nature, a three person show of CFEVA Career Development Program Fellows .  Benarcik’s wooden installation wraps around a corner paired with hanging tear-drop shaped sculptures made from white wire hangers, some of which […]

31 Aug 2010

Philadelphia Inquirer Review by Victoria Donohue

The three-person “Sculpting Nature” show at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists offers an exhibition’s worth of promise and variety. Leading off is Susan Benarcik, a sculptural installation artist who really understands her materials. While her work isn’t personality-starved, its chief attraction is its buildup of surfaces, its handling of texture. What’s really on view […]

5 Aug 2010

Living with Sculptural Art

At the Desiron Furniture showroom in Soho, I recently installed three sculptural installations made of natural and re-purposed materials in situ with furniture designed by Frank Carfaro. This is perhaps the first of many showroom installations which bring viewers closer to being owners as they experience my installations in living situations.

9 Jul 2010

Digital Stone Project Residency

For the next few months I’ll be carving marble and granite !!!! Working as a resident artist at the Digital Stone Project, which is currently housed at the former Stone Division of the Johnson Atelier in Mercerville, NJ, I’ll have  access to the most revolutionary computer-aided stone-carving facilities.  The Digital Stone Project was founded by […]

29 Jun 2010

Installations at Stephen Starr’s first “Pop Up” dining event in Philadelphia

I installed three great sculptures at a Stephen Starr “Pop-up dining event” featuring Talula’s Table. This the first of  five Philadelphia “Pop-up dining events” which sold out in less than two hours. The art is sure to be as great as the food! Wish I were one of the lucky guests who were able to get […]

23 Jun 2010

Living with Art; Interior Surface Installations at Desiron SoHo

This summer, Desiron is exhibiting  three interior installations made of book page and tree branches.  Mental Notes is on display in the front window, 30 Days for Iktomei, and Watermark are featured in the D Gallery.  Desiron, the contemporary home furnishings company, located at 151 Wooster Street  in SoHo. Frank Carfaro, President and Creative Director, […]

23 Jun 2010

“Why Our Hangers” at Rockland Center for the Arts

“Why Our Hangers” Summer Installation at ROCA is on view at the summer Exhibition ” Ins and Outs” The exhibition, curated by Amy Lipton at the Rockland Center for the Arts in West Nyack NY, interacts with the landscape by mingling with the surrounding natural features, and includes the work of six artists who are […]

20 May 2010

Tucked away beneath the trees at Tyler Arboretum…

is the magical world of Nature’s Enchantment unfolds with 30 exhibitions from local artisans and nationally acclaimed sculptors.  Tyler’s Summer Exhibition Opening Celebration is Saturday May 29th  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Tyler Arboretum 515 Painter Rd  Media, PA 19063-4424 www.tylerarboretum.org

25 Mar 2010

“The Garden” curated by Beth McNeill opens at the Tribecca Workspace

The Garden is an examination of civilization’s founding story. A frequent muse of artists through out the ages, The Garden of Eden is rich with mystery, beauty and deception. This exhibition illustrates the ancient narrative that has shaped our world. The exhibition features paintings, photography, sculpture, installation and design by artists Jennifer Angus, Saul Becker, […]