Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Habitat for Humanity Fundraising Project

The Encaustic Art Institute
is proud to present and sponsor the Harmony Community Project, a fund-raiser for the Habitat for Humanity. A collaborative effort from the artists in your community.
Engaging all artists to collaborate with other community partners to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.Why:
This project is an example of artists coming together in a seed community to use their talents to engage a larger community to raise funds for low income families. Other community networks, such as Habitat for Humanity and Creative Albuquerque and Encaustic Art Institute, are joining together to create a force for good in our city.Goal:
The goal of the Harmony Community Project is to raise enough monies to build one house in the greater Albuquerque area.How:
•Recruit sponsors to become integral members of the project
•Platinum $1000.00 +
•Gold $500.00 +
•Silver $250.00 +
•Bronze $25.00 +
•Display HARMONY art panel at Encaustic Art Institute now through September 1st. HARMONY panel will then be displayed at Creative Albuquerque from September 22nd through October 6th.
•Publicize the Project in local media through press releases, TV spots, interviews, etc.
Habitat for Humanity Auction The fund-raising celebration and auction will be held at Creative Albuquerque, 115 4th Street N.W. 87102, at the S.W. corner of 4th & Copper, (public parking available at parking garage at 5th and Copper) Open from 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday. Phone: (505) 268-1920When:
The Celebration and Fund Raising Auction will be on Saturday, October 1st from 6pm to 9pm. Artists Donation — Sponsorship for Fund Raiser:
Artists donation for the Habitat for Humanity Auction: any artist can donate one work of art. To do so contact Douglas Mehrens: or
phone: 505.424.6487 for requirements, size restrictions, and submittal deadline.Donations:
Send your donations to: Encaustic Art Institute, 18 County Road 55A (18 General Goodwin Road)
Cerrillos, NM 87010. Make checks out to: Harmony Community Project or to pay by credit card, go to and click on the Harmony Community Project button in the index. Your contribution is tax deductible as permitted by law. Your check-stub is your receipt.Contact:
ENCAUSTIC ART INSTITUTE is a non-profit art organization
Douglas Mehrens, Founder,
18 County Road, 55A (18 General Goodwin Road)
Cerrillos, New Mexico 87010
Phone: 505.424.6487
For additional information please visit, The Encaustic Grid Project Blog:
And, where the actual/final panels were posted including artists names and statements:

Thursday, September 22, 2011

National Juried Encaustic Show at the EAI

OCT. 8 - 30, 2011

Opening Gala Reception and start of exhibition and awards Oct 8 from 1 to 8

The Encaustic Art Institute of New Mexico is presenting a National Juried Encaustic Exhibition. Over 40 pieces where juried into the show with entries coming from all over the US. Those excepted to the show are:
Patricia Aaron
Eliz Alahverdian
Guy Baldovi
Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch
Ann Marie Barker
Michael Billie
Lynn Bland
Michael Discipulo
Linda Fillhardt
Barbara Gagel
Judy Gardner
Molly Geissman
Eileen Goldenberg
Sherry Ikeda
Dinae Kleiss
Elizabeth Marsh
Barbara Michener
Kate Palmo
Martha Pfanschmidt
Teena Robinson
Cherry Rohe
Gay Schy
Heidi Sussman
Rodney Thompson
Harriette Tsosie
Cathy Valentine
Paula Verona
Kathleen Waterloo
Frederick Yost

Linda Durham was the juror for the show. She is owner and founder of Durham
Contemporary Art Gallery, one of Santa Fe’s premier art galleries. Linda Durham is now retired and after 33 years as gallery owner and collector, has graciously agreed to juror this
“Sometimes a special work of art can introduce us to profound places in our being. May we
seek and find those places. And may we be moved by Art’s truth and beauty…
Linda Durham”

Josie Rodriquez at San Diego Airport

Josie Rodriquez just finished putting up Luminous Layers, an all encaustic solo show at the San Diego International Airport. Josie spent a whole year in preparation for this show and installation took over 8 hours....

Monday, September 5, 2011

Make Your Reservation Now for the EAI Gala, Saturday, September 17

9-11 Dedication at the EAI on Sunday, September 11

Rosemary Barile and Linda Fillhardt Opening at ViVO Contemporary

September 14 – October 4, 2011
Reception: Friday, September 16, 5-7 pm

VIVO Contemporary
725 Canyon Road, Santa, Fe, NM 87501. 505-982-1320

Sherry Ikeda Showing in Las Cruces