Tuesday, September 18, 2012


Dear Members, We would love for you to be here for the opening of this dynamic show. The diversity and level of talent is exciting. Artists who made it in the show are flying in from all over the nation. If you can't make it Saturday, come out and see us during the Madrid & Cerrillos studio tour - Oct. 6,7 and Oct. 13, 14. SECOND NATIONAL EXHIBITION OPENS AT EAI The Encaustic Art Institute (Institute) opens its second national juried exhibition Saturday, September 22 with a reception from 1:00 - 6:00 PM at the Institute’s Pyramid Gallery.
Jurors for the exhibition were painter Ellen Koment and Mark Di Prima, Sales Director for Zane Bennett Gallery. They narrowed the entries to 51 paintings from 43 artists which will be included in the exhibition. Best of Show and Award of Excellence will be named at the reception, with the Best of Show artist receiving a cash prize of $250 and Award of Excellence, $100. Images from some of the exhibition’s artists are attached. New Mexico artists represented in the exhibition include Albuquerque resident Harriette Tsosie; Santa Fe residents Guy Baldovi and John Schaeffer; and Taos resident Michael Carter. The Institute is located at 18 County Road 55 A (General Goodwin Road), Cerrillos, NM. Take the historic Turquoise Trail--Highway 14--south from Santa Fe or north from Albuquerque. Look for the signs and flag. Those who miss the opening reception can visit the exhibition weekends from 1:00 - 6:00 PM or by appointment through the end of October. Call 505/424-6487. For more information about the non profit Encaustic Art Institute, visit: www.eainm.com and www.eainm.blogspot.com

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