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Susan Richards · 2d ago

Summer Art Camp for Seniors

Tomorrow will be the third day of a four day senior art camp, sponsored by Philadelphia Parks and Recreation.  Don Stephens, above, teaches our drawing class.  It's at the Horticultural Cent...
Susan Richards · 1W ago

On Art Safari!

Theartblog.org's motto is "Made in Philadelphia, read in Beijing, Brooklyn, and Berlin."  Their presence in Philadelphia goes a long way towards creating the 'community' part of the Phill...
Susan Richards · 1W ago

On Art Safari with The Art Blog!

Theartblog.org's motto is "Made in Philadelphia, read in Beijing, Brooklyn, and Berlin."  Their presence in Philadelphia goes a long way towards creating the 'community' part of the Philly a...
Susan Richards · 1W ago

'Monoprint Mania' was well-named

"Monoprint Mania", the first day of a five-day intensive, was a lot of fun.  The black and white and red part of my print above was done in the morning, taught by Andrea Snyder.  The colored...
Susan Richards · 1M ago

Whitney Biennial, A Few of My Faves

Melvin Chappell and I had a very exciting day at the Whitney Biennial in New York city last Wednesday.  The new building, designed by architect Renzo Piano, has so many terraces and lookout ...
Susan Richards · 1M ago

It's Really Happening! DEEP SIX show is up!

Susan Richards · 1M ago

Claytography? What's that?

Who knew that the workshop I took in 'claytography' - silk screening images on to clay, would have an unexpected bonus.  We used our own photographs, adjusted in photoshop and printed out on...
Susan Richards · 3M ago

AMBIVALENCE: A story plate

Ambivalence is the title of this ceramic plate, which I will be showing in May as part of our DEEP SIX exhibit at the Old City Jewish Art Center in Philadelphia.I made the plate leaving an a...
Susan Richards · 4M ago

First Made in 1990 / Back Again in 2017

Now titled Sweethearts, this piece was originally done in 1990, as the first Gulf War commenced.  I remember a background of bombs dropping on t.v. as I made it.  In its first incarnation th...
Susan Richards · 4M ago

Monotypes: A day of play at Pendle Hill

I'm becoming very attached to the art studio at Pendle Hill, a nearby Quaker Retreat Center.  This was the second Arts and Spirituality one-day workshop I took there within the last two mont...