When I was young, I knew that I wanted to become one of three things: a mermaid, a veterinarian, or an artist. Now, following more than 20 years in the biotechnology industry, my dream of spending hours and days working creatively is finally coming true.

Why encaustics? Made primarily of beeswax, encaustic is one of the most ancient and most precious mediums in the world. The way that it holds and reflects light – its luminosity. How generous it is in terms of its tolerance for adding or subtracting materials. The thrill of fusing layer upon layer, always teetering on the edge of discovery and disaster. It is a privilege and a joy to be able to play and experiment with this beautifully challenging medium.

Thank you for joining me here as I share my journey!



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