Encaustic Artist and Photographer

Encaustic Artist and Photographer


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About Me

My Artform

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I am a mixed media painter and photographer with more recent emphasis on encaustic painting and encaustic photography. Intensely passionate about nature, it is often my primary subject matter. 

Why Encaustic Painting?

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My love for the medium of encaustic technique began as a beekeeper. I was searching for a way to honor the beautiful wax that is rendered when harvesting the honey. I came upon this ancient art form and fell hopelessly in love. 

I love this process

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It’s somewhat mesmerizing to see a piece of work go from a viscous to a solid state, almost as if the wax is a living organism and you are giving it mobility, enabling it to experience a progression. At these junctures in the process, I often question who or what is theoretically in charge, feeling frequently like it isn’t me……I have merely become a conduit, a channel for the wax to communicate something that is beyond my comprehension. 

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