Beth Markel


Robots & Sculpture…I must be in St. Louis

Posted on April 29, 2013 by Beth Markel

For the last week I have been traveling from Michigan to St. Louis as part of the FIRST Robotics World Championship.  I’m a mentor for the Adambots ( and I was chosen to que the teams…which means getting them from their ‘Pit’ to the arena and onto the field of play, both in the right […]


Meet Riley, part Golden Retriever, part Hyena

Posted on April 20, 2013 by Beth Markel

In my continuous search for things that inspire me and my creativity, I can only say that this has been a week that has taught perseverance.  I’m not really sure that perseverance inspires me, but I will say that as an artist, to discover who we really are, deep down, we must persevere in our […]


Does an April Birthday make one an April Fool?

Posted on April 7, 2013 by Beth Markel

Well the first week of April is in the history books, and for me, personally, it’s always a challenge.  My mother’s birthday would have been April 3rd, and she would have 88 years old.  My earliest memories include my mother handing me a small, spiral, memo pad she carried in her pocketbook, along with a […]