Juanita Gaspari is a sculptor living in Ridley, Pennsylvania. Juanita 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 art education is a vital part of child development, a vocation she adores. Juanita exhibits frequently in group exhibitions.
Juanita has taught Ceramics to Pre-schoolers on Thursday in Lucky Charms and a weekend children’s class, Cooking and Clay Comb, at the Arts Center. She is offering a new Clay Club for order children in Spring 2021 and is our 2021 Summer Spree Coordinator. Go to classes tab to sign up for the currently registering Semester.