Juanita Gaspari is a sculptor living in Ridley, Pennsylvania. Her most recent works have been large scale butterflies made of wire and painted paper currently on exhibit at ArtFusion 19464 in Pottstown, PA. She also creates sculptures using clay, wood and stone. Juanita is influenced by creatures of nature; their colors, structures, movement, design, and personalities have sparked her curiosity since childhood inspiring the art she creates. Juanita earned a Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture along with a K-12 teaching certification in Art Education from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 1997; continuing her education through the Professional Institute for Educators also at UArts. Juanita has been teaching Pre-K through Eighth Grade students Visual Arts since 1999 in both public and private schools and the Community Arts Center. She feels that art education is a vital part of child development, a vocation she adores. Juanita exhibits frequently in group exhibitions.
Juanita teaches Ceramics to Pre-schoolers on Thursday in Lucky Charms and a weekend children’s class, Cooking and Clay Comb, at the Arts Center. Go to classes tab to sign up for the currently registering Semester.