Thursday, September 9, 2010

Gala Celebrates Encaustic, the art of pigmented wax.

The Encaustic Art Institute celebrates the ancient art of encaustic with a contemporary exhibition at its Second Annual Gala and Art Auction, Saturday, September 18, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Tickets are just $25/person and the ticket price can be applied to the purchase of a work of art.

There will be a fine selection of artworks smaller than 12” x 12” available at the fixed price of $250. Attendees can also bid on larger works during our silent auction.”

The Institute and its Pyramid Gallery are located just 18 miles south of Santa Fe at 18 County Road 55A (General Goodwin Road), Cerrillos, New Mexico (north of the historic village of Cerrillos). Take the scenic Turquoise Trail (Highway 14) from either north from Albuquerque or south from Santa Fe.

Reservations are required. To purchase tickets, go to the Institute’s web site at and use Paypal or snail mail a check to: Encaustic Art Institute, 18 County Road 55 A, Cerrillos, NM 87010. The ticket purchase is the reservation.

For more information about the Encaustic Art Institute, visit: or its blog at

For an invitation or more information about the Gala email or call 505.424.6487.

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