New Castle County, Delaware
"The First County in the First State"
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Clerk of the Peace
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310 Kiamensi Road
Wilmington, DE 19804
Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Art Studio Instructors
Seonglan Boyce received a BFA in painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. Seong as we know her has exhibited painting in both solo Dan group exhibitions extensively in the region. In 1992 she received an Individual Artist fellowship in painting from Delaware State division of the Arts. Recently, she started working in clay and had a first one-person exhibition in 1998. She was also commissioned by the division of the Arts to produce a clay vessel for the 1998 Governor's Awards for the Arts. Currently, Seong teaches art at Archmere Academy, and also at The Art Studio. Here at the Studio she teaches Painting and Drawing to children from age 6-17 including our summer art camp.
Jennifer Davies-Reazor, Children's Pottery Instructor
Jennifer Davies-Reazor is a mixed media artist residing in Newark, DE. She teaches the ceramics program for children and teens. In addition, she is an artist-in-residence for Pegasus Artworks, an after-school arts program run by the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware.
Previously, Jenny was a full-time art and ceramics teacher in Charles County, MD, teaching both middle and high school art for 12 years there. While teaching, she continued her education at Maryland Institute College of Art. Her undergrad degree in studio art and education was earned at Skidmore College.
“When I returned to the area after living and working in California, I couldn’t have been happier to find The Art Studio. I love teaching, and my Saturday classes provide me with an opportunity to work with interesting students, nurture creativity, and share my enthusiasm for clay. And, I now have a balance between teaching and my own studio time, a dream schedule for me. "
As a mixed media artist, Jenny works with collage and assemblage. Her pieces are inspired by myth and spirituality, evoking a sense of mystery. Working primarily in clay, her sculptural boxes and shrines often incorporate found objects and natural materials. Since returning to the East Coast she has been showing her work in the area.
Brenda attended Tyler School of Art and University of Delaware Art Programs. She has been associated as an assistant and teacher for 18 years with "The Art Studio". Her specialty is Ceramics. As a potter Brenda has also shown and sold her works in the area.
Ray Lewis wears two hats for us here at The Art Studio: Ray runs the Black and White Photography Lab and inspires teens and adults in the fine art of 33mm photography. He also is a pottery instructor sharing his wealth of knowledge in ceramics. He has 38 years of combined teaching experience in the public school systems, 24 of which were spent teaching young artists at Dickinson High School. For the last 25 years he has been teaching local evening and Saturday classes at local art centers including The Art Studio. He shows his work regularly and has a large following of customers who have tremendous respect for the style and quality of work that he produces. Ray continues to enjoy creating his work as a photographer and potter, and gains inspiration from his world travels with his wife Fran.
Mitch Lyons earned his MFA in ceramics from Tyler School of at and his BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. His clay monoprints are found in numerous private and public collections through out the United States. He also has exhibited his work internationally including Sweden, England, and Germany. Also a full time potter fro over 35 years, Mitch has taught at West Chester University, Moore College of Art, Tyler School of Aft, Alfred University and Rowan College. He has given over 100 clay printing workshops in the last 17 years. His specialty is printing with clay colored clay inlays. Here at the studio Mitch holds various workshops in his specialties.
Robert Palandrani's degree in art is from University of Delaware. He has taught drawing and painting for the Delaware Art Museum, Center for the Creative arts and here at "The Art Studio." Robert's work has been represented numerous times in our region and in an exchange with China as part of an exhibition of American art presented through People to People International.
Dain Simons, Digital Photography
Dain Simons has been a photographer for 20 years, originally as a sports photographer, but now primarily as a landscape photographer. He is a photographic consultant at Cameras Etc. in Newark, DE, where over the past 12 years he has watched the world go from film to digital and from darkrooms to inkjet. He earned a BA with a concentration in photography from the University of Delaware and has shown his images all over the state of Delaware and in NYC at Soho Photo Gallery.
“I would describe my style as anything that is unusual, whether it is an example of light, texture, or form - though a combination of the three is always best.”
Sara Monserrat Teixido, Jewelry Instructor
Sara Teixido is a Wilmington native who has a passion for making one-of-a-kind jewelry in silver and semiprecious stones. Formally trained as a metalsmith at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Sara now shares her knowledge with the local community. She has taught classes and workshops for the last 11 years throughout the country and is a certified PMC instructor. Her work is shown locally and she takes great pride in producing one-of-a-kind artwork for private clients.
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