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Exhibition Detail
Sealed With Wax: 5 Bay Area Encaustics Artists
Curated by: Randy Figures
934 Valencia Street at 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110


May 8th, 2010 - June 5th, 2010
Opening: 
May 8th, 2010 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Sealed With Wax, dk haas, Mauricia Gandara, Cherie Raciti, Ali Blum, Alice Kelmondk haas, Mauricia Gandara, Cherie Raciti, Ali Blum, Alice Kelmon,
Sealed With Wax
, Ali BlumAli Blum, encaustic, mixed media
© Ali Blum
, Ali BlumAli Blum, encaustic, mixed media
© Ali Blum
Galaxies 400, Alice KelmonAlice Kelmon, Galaxies 400,
encaustic, mixed media
© Alice Kelmon
Clarity, Alice KelmonAlice Kelmon, Clarity,
encaustic, mixed media
© Alice Kelmon
Owl Wallpaper, dk haasdk haas, Owl Wallpaper,
encaustic, mixed media
© dk haas
Lily Finch, dk haasdk haas, Lily Finch, encaustic, mixed media
© dk haas
, Mauricia GandaraMauricia Gandara, encaustic, mixed media
© Mauricia Gandara
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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.


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