Waiting for the Tide: Changing the Narrative Juried Exhibition

I am thrilled to share with you that my encaustic painting, “Waiting for the Tide,” has been chosen for inclusion in the prestigious International Encaustic Artists exhibition, titled “Changing the Narrative.” The exhibition will be held at the Pacific Art League in Palo Alto, California. Here are the event details:

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I Can’t Let Go of These Rocks

I recently had the incredible opportunity to take a workshop with my latest “crush” in the art world—an artist I initially connected with on Instagram (@km_kvern). Over the course of two, two-hour sessions, she generously shared her advanced encaustic techniques. It was an eye-opening experience that gave me new techniques

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Encaustic Explorations: My Residency This Summer

This summer I had an amazing chance to spend two weeks at the Encaustic Art Institute in Santa Fe for an artist residency. It was an absolute game-changer for my art journey, spending time painting, reading, drawing and making time to walk in the beautiful valley where the studio is located. For

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A Few Fantastic Days for Creative Expression

I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on our recent encaustic monotype workshop at the Center for Creative Renewal. It was an incredible experience, and I couldn’t be prouder of each and every one of you for diving into this challenging technique with such eagerness and determination. We

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monotype class

Teaching Encaustic Monotype Techniques to Intimate Groups

I demonstrated the three fundamentals that control the outcome of a work: the temperature of the palette (optimal setting is 180 degrees), the amount of encaustic medium (damar resin and beeswax) and the type of paper used to pull the print. It always best to start with just a few colors–2 to 3 at the most.

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