Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Saco Middle School mosaic bicycle wheel arts integration project is underway!  We are all learning a lot! Stay tuned!

Friday, November 8, 2019

York County Mini Maker Faire, 2019

Another great day of public art making!  Thanks to everyone who stopped by the BikePartArt

Pop Up boxes were created by all ages!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Join me next weekend for the Statewide Tour of studios during Maine Craft Weekend!


I'll be demonstrating pewter slush casting to make hollow forms!  Demonstrations at 11:00 & 2:00
each day.

There will also be family Metal Arts and printmaking activities that will either be free or have
a $5 - $10 "drop in" fee.

Blacksmithing demos each day!   10/5  Betsy DeBrakeleer
                                                       10/6  Nathan Blakemore
Follow the links to learn more about our blacksmith shop. https://kporths.com/project/benson-blacksmith-shop/ 

We are excited to host artist Kaitlin Thibeau during Maine Craft Weekend. She will be at the barn Sunday, October 6th. Follow the link to check out her work. https://kaitlinthibeau.weebly.com/my-work.html

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Narcissus 1912 Renovation Project: 1911 Nagasaki Tram No. 134 Renovation & Arts Integ...

Thanks to Phil Morse for capturing the Arts Integration week!

Narcissus 1912 Renovation Project: 1911 Nagasaki Tram No. 134 Renovation & Arts Integ...: Donated to Seashore Trolley Museum in 1960, by the Nagasaki Electric Tramway Co. Ltd. of Japan to commemorate the 100th anniversary o...

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Cardboard elevator

For the next month or so I'm facilitating after school art at Engine three days a week. This was
cardboard elevator #1!

Monday, October 29, 2018

The 1st York County Mini Maker Faire exceeded all expectations for turnout attracting 2,000
residents from York County and beyond! One mom told me she had brought her son from 2 1/2 hours away!

Roll printing was a hit with participants of all ages who made copper pendants using cardstock and paper punches. I really love these inclusive events!