Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Work by EAI Member Angel Wynn will be featured in the Juried Art Show at the Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival

The Convention Center
201 West Marcy Street
Santa Fe, NM
Friday, Nov 20th 5-9 pm  $5
Saturday, Nov 21 9am-5pm  FREE
Sunday, Nov 22 10am-5pm  FREE

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Gallery 901 Features Angel Wynn: Past Present Future

Artist Reception
Friday, November 6th, 5-7 pm

Show Runs From November 4 through November 29

Encaustic Art Institute Gallery
632 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, NM

Free photo encaustic demonstrations by artist every Saturday in November from 1-3pm

(505) 819-1103 or 780-8390

Monday, October 5, 2015

Congratulations to Linda Wein (MO) for winning Best of Show in the 5th Annual National Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition at the Encaustic Art Institute in Santa Fe, NM.

"Simple Pleasure"  6 x 8  Oil and Encaustic
Karen Alarid, board member for the Albuquerque Museum and juror for 
their prestigious "Miniature Show", did EAI the honors of selecting the 
Best of Show this year.

Photos from this year's Juried Show

Friday, October 2, 2015

The Encaustic Art Institute Presents

5th Annual National Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition
October 3rd through the 31st

Saturday, October 3rd, 11 am - 5 pm

Meet the Artists from Noon to 3 pm

Michelle Hayden, Inner Light, encaustic mixed media, 4" x 12" x 11"

Juried by Bruce Helander, Editor-in-Chief of the Art Economist magazine. His work is in over fifty museum collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian, and many more.  Bruce narrowed the artists field to fifty-seven, representing nation-wide artists working with encaustic/wax.  The diversity of this medium, (second oldest art form in history), spans both traditional and contemporary styles, including cross-over media.  This Exhibition represents artists from across the nation, including eighteen artists from New Mexico.

The Best of Show will be announced at the opening.  Click HERE for a list of participating artists. This show represents a stunning diversity among encaustic/wax artists.  You won't want to miss it!!

New Location - The Encaustic Art Institute
632 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 
 Wednesday through Sunday, 11am - 5 pm 

Monday, August 31, 2015

Congratulations to the artists below who have been accepted to the 2015 National Encaustic/Wax Juried Exhibition. Opening October 3rd through the 31st.

Catherine Altice
Amanda Armishaw
Cindy Arsaga
Sally Avant
Brigitte Balbinot
Lyn Belisle
Jessica Bellamy Pullings
Mark Bettis
Tina Blackburn
Lynn Bland
Karen Bright
Ann Brinkley
Virginia Cassetta
Danny Conant
Joe Conover
Gayle Curry
Heather Douglas
Terry Dowell
Clair Dunn
Katharine Elliott
Lori Elliott-Bartle
Mary Farmer
Susan Feller
Maura Fox Karen Frey
Jessie Fritsch
Joni Gruber
D. Kaye Hall
Deneece Ham
Stephanie Hargrave
Michelle Hayden
Janie Lee Hoffer
Marilee Holm
Evy Holstein
Cindy James
Mindi Katzman
Serit Kotowski
Ruth LaGue
Cynthia Lesperance
Lauren Lipinski Eisen
Elle MacLaren
Judy Markoff
Mitzi Massie
Rosalie Matchett
Barbara Michener
Jo Moniz
Georgia Nassikas
Susan Nuttall
Melissa Rubin
Merriam Ryding
Dianna Shomaker
Jane Cornish Smith
Harriette Tsosie
Roxanne Turner
Linda Wein
Rebecca Yaffe
Robin Zagurski

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Member Patricia Aaron's work on exhibit at Space Gallery in Denver through September 5th.

Patricia pictured with her painting, Aina, 48 x 48", beeswax, ink, pigment, ©2015.

Space Gallery, 400 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204"Beyond the Plane"  July 30- September 5th, 2015Summer Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Friday 11-5 and Saturday 10-3

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Douglas Mehrens


July 1st thru July 31st
Featuring a selection of works for sale
by Douglas Mehrens

Reception with the artist--Friday, July 10th, 5-7pm

Douglas Mehrens, DNA New Mexico, 24 x 24 inch. Photo by Robert Erlichman

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Congratulations to EAI member Patricia Aaron whose painting, Ohio, was juried into The Writing on the Wall exhibit at the Painting Center in NYC, opening this Thursday, June 25.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Beginning Encaustic/Wax Classes

Beginning Encaustic/Wax Classes

at the Institute

The Encaustic Art Institute will be holding beginning classes starting this summer, Saturdays from 9 -1 pm at our new location.

June 13th and 27th
July 11th and 25th
August 8th and 22nd

All materials provided, and a take home $20 beginners kit from Enkaustikos included.

Classes are limited to 8 people
Hours: 9 am to 1 pm
$100 per person
Instructor: Douglas Mehrens

For more information, contact Douglas Mehrens: 505-989-3282 or email me

Douglas Mehrens,
EAI Founder/ CEO


New Location - The Encaustic Art Institute
632 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
 Wednesday through Sunday, 11am - 5 pm


Member Kara Young Upcoming Shows

Member Kara Young with Santa Fe Society of Artist Shows at First National Bank in Santa Fe on the weekends of 5/23-24, 6/9-10, 7/18-19. More info call 505-660-0853. For more information email the artist at kara22@earthlink.net

Encaustic Art Magazine

Online Magazine

The Spring 2015 Issue 

Will be  AVAILABLE June 1st!
Revised final low res Spring 2015 cover

Click on one of the links below to subscribe or read
The NEW Spring 2015 Issue links will be available on June 1st.
if you have NOT subscribed for the magazine before:
Click here to register and receive your free subscription
(Then use the link you will receive in the confirmation email.)
if you have already registered for past subscriptions, use the link below:
Click here if you’ve already registered for past subscriptions 
The magazine is FREE, you will just need to register if you haven’t already subscribed to previous issues. The links to subscribe or read the magazine are posted above. If you have registered/subscribed to previous issues you can use the direct link above (click here if you’ve already registered for past subscriptions). If you have not subscribed to a previous issue, please use the  “Click here to register and receive your free subscription”  link.
The Spring 2015 Issue  features the work of  features the work of LISA BICK, ERNA dE VRIES, MARY FARMER, KELLIE WEEKS, MIRA M. WHITE, LeRONE B. WILSON. The cover features a detail from LeRone B. Wilson’s painting, “Deep In Faith”
To see previous editions of the magazine, click on the Previous Issues tab on the dropdown menu for Encaustic Arts Magazine, then just click on the link above each issue to read that issue of the magazine.
Encaustic Arts Magazine is published online semi-annually by The Encaustic Art Institute. The first and only international magazine about encaustic, it features the most important news about the medium, interviews with “hot” artists, information on techniques, tools, materials and exhibitions.
Encaustic Arts Online Magazine promises to expand your knowledge and appreciation. Explore how the wax medium is being used both traditionally and innovatively by artists around the world. View beautiful full-color photos of works by prominent artists. Read in-depth articles about the artists and their techniques.
Encaustic Arts Online Magazine is YOUR expert guide to everything you want and need to know about the renaissance of this ancient medium.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

5th Annual National Juried Encasutic/Wax Exhibition


October 3 - 31st, 2015


Application opens Friday, April 10, 2015
Application dates from April 10, 2015 - Aug 3, 2015
Application Fee: $35.00

Notification Date: August 24, 2015

Award:   $500 Best of Show

Juror - Bruce Helander

For more information click this link:


Monday, April 20, 2015

Newspaper Article About Our New Gallery

Members Gallery Inside New Space, photo by Cynthia Whitney Ward

Click Here to Read Article

Here is a link to an article posted in the Albuquerque North Journal written by Jackie Jadrnak about the opening of our new gallery space and Encaustic Art Institute headquarters.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Using Photos With Encaustics Workshop

Angel Wynn, Instructor

Encaustics and Photography

Sunday, April 19th, 2015
10 am - 4 pm
All supplies, materials and snacks included
 ©Angel Wynn, Postcards From Indian Country, Mixed Media Encaustics, 32 x 43 inch

From Novice to Seasoned Pro
Whether you use a smart phone, point-and-shoot or professional camera to take your photographs, you will enjoy learning to use the ancient encaustic process to enhance them. These fun-filled full and half day workshops will provide you with a variety of techniques you can use to apply layers of tinted beeswax to your images and turn them into creative works of art. Professional photographer and encaustic artist, Angel Wynn, demonstrates a variety of procedures. Each participant will have hands-on to create their own photo-encaustic art pieces from their photographs. Workshops are designed for all levels of experience. All materials are included and participants walk away with encaustic artwork. To provide the best learning experience, classes are limited to 4 adults. So book early to guarantee your spot.

Cost- $195 per participant


Ellen Koment: Working Larger Workshop

Ellen Koment
More About Encaustic Painting: Working Larger
A four day encaustic workshop:
May 11-14, 2015