Distress is the look for me… for now

I finally found a look that I like. It only has taken me 2 years to find a theme to work on. I had been trying all different techniques, but I know that when I worked in acrylics I always like the negative space and would remover layers with sandpaper. I can’t...

Started new series

In the studio today preparing boards , trying new tecniques. I love squares and rectangles and hope to do a series based on these shapes

Submit application for the Knight Foundation Grant

I heard many artists talking about the Knight Foundation Grant so I checked it out. The first process is a brief description and then you submit the on-line application. Then they review it and if the foundation is interested they ask you for a full proposal. It is a...

New Direction of work

I decided I wanted to work small in encaustics. That decisions has to do with space. The space I work in just doesn’t allow it. I noticed that I am always attracted to small works (less than 12×12) or very, very , very large. If you put me in a room with...

Encaustic Monotype

Many people ask how I do my artwork. Since encaustic is not very popular and then add to it that I paint with a blowtorch or with a HotBox, I get lots of strange looks. I just would be better off saying that I am an abstract expressionists. But for those who do want...