The Delaware Contemporary’s 26 JP MorganChase Artist Studios form a collaborative community of artists. Studios are accessible to the public by appointment and during our extended hours on first Friday Art Loops, and all studio artists exhibit annually in the Hatch Gallery.
Chen paints primarily with oil on canvas. "Painting is personal. The slow act of seeing takes time and hands and grace. I’m striving to express simple truths before me, to paint the emotion as well as the subject itself.”
"We move through rooms unseeing; doorways bring light which transforms the ordinary into a chamber of memory or desired sensation."
Madikwe: Noon Shade
"I love creating artwork that captivates and inspires people’s minds. Art is my prism through which I recreate and re-envision the world."
Around the World to the Six Continents, 2015
"I perseverate, turning things over and over in my mind repeating ideas, thoughts, scenarios and memories hundreds and thousands of times. My work is about emotion: repetitive thoughts turned into repetitive actions that create objects.”
Lucente is an artist and educator currently living in Delaware. She recently completed a public art commission that includes 28 glass windows for the above-ground Arthur Kill train station in Staten Island, New York. Commissioning agency: MTA Art and Design; glass fabrication by Franz Mayer of Munich.
McClurg is a photographer focusing on the natural world. He uses the beauty of avian forms and the individuality of their personalities to create an emotional connection with the viewer.
Under Mother’s Wing, 2016
Oldach emerges from the rich heritage of representational art in the Delaware Valley, creating work grounded in her reverence for nature. Whether modeling, carving, working three dimensionally or in combined mixed media and found objects, the goals remain the same, to capture felt realities and reflections of the natural world.
Through self-portraits based on staged photographs, Peters explores the multifaceted nature of identity.
self-portrait, orange, 2016
"Using volume, color, and silhouette, we elevate the natural form while practicing a traditonal yet modern approach to the art of couture."
Wileczek paints, draws, and mixes media to answer the pull to create atmospheric and earthly narratives. These often venture into the realms of abstraction and/or magical realism as the content requires, suggests or yearns for.
"My artwork derives from the exploration of the inner self, and its contrast with the physical world. I use dreams and the subconscious as a starting place to envision new imagery."
Seonglan Kim Boyce