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. If you are interested in becoming a studio artist, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line "Studio Rental".
"We move through rooms unseeing; doorways bring light which transforms the ordinary into a chamber of memory or desired sensation."
Madikwe: Noon Shade
"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.
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.
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.
Daniel Jackson uses realistic painting and photography to examine traditional still-life through whimsical interventions. His work attempts to gain a greater understanding of the role of art by questioning our cultural visual language.
“The familiar space above the horizon line provides conditions that empower my vision. The powerful brevity of Minimalism and the lasting voices of the Abstract Expressionists motivate me to treat the pure instance of looking out not as an act of passive observance but as a call to action.”
Seonglan Kim Boyce