The Museum of Encaustic Art, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, accepted an original encaustic monotype of mine titled Reaching the Living. This work was created in 2013. During that time, a friend on mine was dying from cancer and had been in and out … Continue readingMuseum of Encaustic Art Accepts Reaching the Living
THE TRAIL HEAD The last few years have been a challenging time. Especially the last four, which have been life-changers—from my dad passing away with undeserved suffering, followed by a devoted friend checking out after a long illness with cancer. And, there have been five … Continue readingExcursions and the In-Between
Encaustic is a Greek word meaning “to heat or burn in” (enkaustikos). Heat is used throughout the process, from melting the beeswax and varnish to fusing the layers of wax. Encaustic consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap). The medium can … Continue readingWhat is Encaustic?