Sunday, February 27, 2011

Kate Palmo Showing Encaustic Work in Albuequerque

EAI Artist Barbara Gagel Showing in Lowell, MA

Barbara Gagel's show Elusive Illumination, The Encaustic Monotype.

February 12th to March 5th, 2011

Opening: Saturday, Feb. 12, 7-9pm

Reception for the

Boston Printmakers Biennial

Feb. 26, 2-4 pm

Demonstration of Encaustic Printmaking

Saturday March 5th 2:30 pm

Ayer Lofts Gallery

172 Middle Street, Lowell, MA

Gallery Hours: Thurs. & Fri. 4-7pm, Sat. & Sun. 11-4pm

The installation: "Sea of Light" is the center piece of the show. A 78"L by 76"W translucent wall panel, printed with the wax and pigment medium, collaged with other prints and holographic mylar, will have projected light and sound. The artist statement explains the deeply personal and transformative "happening" by the sea.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Encaustic Demos at the EAI on March 5

"Touched with Fire" offers an introduction to Encaustic.
As part of Albuquerque's Women and Creativity Month (March), is offering two "Touched with Fire" demonstrations of the encaustic (pigmented wax) painting technique by Institute member Harriette Tsosie.

The sessions are Saturday, March 5th from 1:00 - 3:00 PM and from 3:00 - 5:00 PM. Admission (pay at the door) of $10 will be used to support the Institute's public education programs.

The Institute is located at 18 County Road 55 A (General Goodwin Road), Cerrillos, New Mexico, 87010. Take Highway 14 South from Santa Fe or North from Albuquerque.

For more information: 575/779-7941 or

Monday, February 21, 2011

Patricia Aaron Receives Best of Show Honors

Patricia Aaron currently has a piece in the Madden Museum of Art, 6363 S. Fiddlers Green, Greenwood Village, CO
Show title: This Is Colorado thru March 24, 2011.
There is a review of this show on her website of the article in the Littleton Independent newspaper.

Her work , Youngstown, circa 1966, won Best of Show honors
60 " x 48", 2010
Encaustic and ink on panel

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Kim Bernard to talk at the EAI

New England artist Kim Bernard will be in NM teaching a workshop at EAI from Feb. 26-27.
For info on her workshop check the EAI blog under workshops.

Instead of our regular members program scheduled for the 20th, Kim has agreed to give a talk about her work on Friday, Feb.25 at 5 pm.

If you aren't familiar with Kim's work, check out her website:
and some cool Youtube videos:

This special event will replace our normal Sunday program and I hope all of you can make it. It should be fascinating. The public is also invited.