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Current Events for Ampersand Artists

All about Encaustics for this round of Current Events.  If you have an upcoming exhibition, workshop, or call to artists, let us know.  We would be glad to add you to our upcoming Current Events blog posts.

5th Annual Call for Artists to the National Juried Encaustic Exhibition

This Exhibition is a National Exhibition, open to all encaustic/wax artists whether they are a member of the Encaustic Art Institute or not. However, any artist who is a member of the Encaustic Art Institute and resides in Canada or Mexico is eligible to enter. Artists may enter up to three images per entry for review.  Only one (1) piece per artist may be selected for the exhibition.  Juried by Bruce Helander.  To apply for this exhibition:  
Click HERE to apply for 2015 National Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition 

Patricia Seggebruch at work

Elise Wagner opens a solo exhibition, “What Remains” at the Frederick Holmes and Company – Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA on June 4th, 2015.  “What remains is the evidence of where things end, transform, and begin again.” – Elise Wagner, a 2015-2016 Pollack-Krasner grant recipient.  

Lisa Pressman offers a full list of workshops around the country, via her website.  These include workshops with R&F Handmade Paints in Kingston, NY, a workshop in Telluride, CO and another in MA before the year ends.  Her schedule lays out workshops for 2016 as well and they sell out early!

New Workshops from Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch at pbsartistOpenStudio coming this fall and more about those details coming up!

All things Ampersand, 
Karyn Meyer-Berthel 
Artist & Social Media Specialist 
Ampersand Art Supply 

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Current Events with Ampersand Artists

Upcoming Workshops

Karen Vernon
Heading Home,
watercolor by Karen Vernon

Color Expressions Oil Painting Workshop with Karen Vernon 
January 26- March 23rd, at The Gallery at Round Top, TX

Enjoy yourself in this painting workshop with internationally recognized artist, Karen Vernon.  Learn the basics and beyond in this class.  Students will be introduced to water soluble oils, the safer, more economic method of working in oil.

Watercolor Workshop with Karen Vernon 
April13-15, Murfreesboro, TN

The participants will develop expertise in color management, composition, improve their watercolor skills and experience new materials. This is a fun workshop filled with vital information for achieving more successful paintings and delving into your own creative vision.


intricacies: an Exhibition of Scratchboard Art by Lisa Goesling
TaKohl Gallery in Chicago, IL
Lisa’s work will be on display through January 2015

Ways of Making:  LINE (group exhibition featuring Lisa Goesling)
Jan 5-30, 2015 at GSU in University Park, IL
This exhibition brings together four artists working in dissimilar ways but who all have line as a primary component in their artistic expression.  

Andrea Pramuk

Luminescence featuring Andrea Pramuk
Jan 8-29 at NSU in Natchitoches, LA
A two person exhibition at NSU’s Orville J. Hanchey Gallery featuring the art of Tony McDonald and Andrea Pramuk

Inside/Outside featuring Lisa Pressman
Feb 2- April 18 Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY
Lisa’s bold, mature, expressionistic work makes abstract references to landscape, personal possessions and the inner workings of the mind.

All things Ampersand, 
Karyn Meyer-Berthel 
Artist & Social Media Specialist 
Ampersand Art Supply 

Click here to explore the full selection of Ampersand panels and tools.