Category: Arts

A free Local Authors’ Night in North Wilmington will feature best-selling author Rachel Simon, author of “The Story of Beautiful Girl” and “Riding the Bus with my Sister.” Also in attendance: D.R. Barton Jr, author of “The 10 Minute Millionaire,” Sister B. J. Brown, author of “Convents, Jails and Other Tales,” Rev. Grove Armstrong, author of…

How full-time artists make it in Delaware

By Peggy Mika Special to Delaware Business Times As with all professions, the path to success is different for every artist. Here are the stories of four Delaware-area visual artists. Heidi Lowe When Heidi Lowe decided to study art, her mom begged her to get a teaching degree so she would have something to fall…

The art-rocks craze that’s sweeping the country is coming to Delaware — with a commercial twist. At least 20 business owners will be painting rocks they hope will lead the finders to their businesses. Call it hide-and-seek marketing. Members of the Delaware Small Business Chamber of Commerce will be riffing off the popular summer game…

(AP) — The Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education has a new director. The News Journal reported on Thursday the Institute recently named one of its teachers as the artistic director. Ashley SK Davis has been a teaching artist for DIAE since 2008. The choreographer and actor earned a bachelor’s in philosophy at Spelman College in…

Dover, Del. — The Delaware Division of the Arts Award Winners XVII reception and award ceremony, featuring performances by three of the eighteen 2017 artist fellows, will be held at the Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover on August 30. The free event will feature the work of all 18 artists along with piano…

Nearly 200 artists and crafters will display their works at the 56th Brandywine Festival of the Arts on September 9-10. The event in the Josephine Gardens of Wilmington’s Brandywine Park will feature paintings, jewelry, pottery, photography and other works. There will be live music by local performers, food vendors and children’s activities. Claymont painter Rick…