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Richela Fabian Morgan

Richela Fabian Morgan is a mixed media artist and fine crafter specializing in tape, paper, and found materials. She is a 2019 piano artist for Sing For Hope,a nonprofit based in New York City. Her artwork has been exhibited at the Blue Door Art Center (Yonkers, NY), the Emelin Theatre (Mamaroneck, NY), the Rye Art Center (Rye, NY), and the Rockaway Artists Alliance (Fort, Tilden, NY). She has also written several craft books, including TAPE IT AND MAKE IT (Barron’s Educational), DUCT TAPE BAGS (Clarkson Potter), and THE GREEN CRAFTER (Citadel). Ms. Morgan has worked with kids and teens for the past eleven years, teaching various tape, paper, and recycled/upcycled art and craft programs in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Ms. Morgan lives in Larchmont with her husband and two teens.

Exhibit History

2019 Hope is the Thing with Feathers, Sing For Hope, New York, NY

2019 Bird Show, The Bott Shoppe, Mamaroneck, NY 

2019 Reduce, Reuse, Restore, Blue Door Art Center, Yonkers, NY

2018 Made In Westchester, Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck, NY

2018 Small Works Exhibit, The Rye Arts Center, Rye, NY

2017 Member Artist Exhibit, The Rye Arts Center, Rye, NY

2016 Portraits, The Rockaway Artists Alliance, Fort Tilden, NY

Works held in private collections in New York, New Jersey, and California.


Publications as Author

Duct Tape Bags. Clarkson Potter, 2016

Tape It & Wear It. Barron’s Educational Series, 2014

Tape It & Make More: Another 101 Duct Tape Activities. Barron’s Educational Series, 2013

Tape It & Make It: 101 Duct Tape Activities Barron’s Educational Series, 2012

The Green Crafter: 52 Eco Friendly Crafts for Every Week of the Year. Citadel, 2009

Noteworthy: Homemade Greeting Cards for Any Occasion. MetroBooks, 2008

“Everyday Tote Bag” All Things Paper. Tuttle Publishing, 2013 

“Duct Tape Adventure!” Unbored: Games. Bloomsbury, 2014

Teaching Experience

2015 - present, Instructor, The Rye Arts Center

2018 - present, Workshop Instructor, Eastchester Public Library

2018 - Volunteer Workshop Instructor, Westchester Children’s Museum

2014 - 2018, Workshop Instructor, AI Friedman

2017 - Workshop Instructor, Somers Library

2013 - 2017 Workshop Instructor, Larchmont Public Library

2014 - Workshop, Boston Public Library

2013 - Workshop, The Friends of Cos Cob Library 

Affiliations & Memberships

The Rye Arts Center

Westchester Handmade

NY Handmade Collective

Blue Door Art Center

Selected Radio/Television Interviews

Vicky Howell, Craftish podcast, July, 2016

Serena Altschul, CBS Sunday Morning, June, 2014

Kemberly Richardson, ABC 5 O’Clock News, New York, June 2013