Encaustics, which utilize wax as an artistic medium, are unique in their translucence, texture, and use of layers to create a supple piece that is as much painting as it is sculpture. Join us at Back to the Picture to explore the creativity of 5 Bay Area encaustics artists in Sealed With Wax.
Ali Blum - traditional encaustics, surrealist and abstract imagery - color experiments, rich layers, whimsical imagery
dk haas - pop and wildlife imagery
Mauricia Gandara - traditional encaustics, abstract and organic abstraction imagery - mix of natural elements and encaustic techniques
Alice Kelmon - traditional encaustics, abstract imagery - Galaxies series, superb surface treatment
Cherie Raciti - mixed media encaustics, representational imagery - Everyday Buddha series, wax on paper, alternative encaustic
Discover the beauty and versatility of the encaustic artform in Sealed With Wax: 5 Bay Area Encaustics Artists, Opening Saturday, May 8, and showing through Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Back to the Picture.