Encaustic

Christy Knell

Christy Knell

Encaustic painting is fun—you work with a blowtorch, hot wax, and a pancake griddle. Weird, right? I desperately try to control the wax with the fire, to make the geometric shapes and straight lines I picture in my head, and the wax does its own thing. So I reframe my expectations as the wax decides […]

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Madeline Wilson

Madeline Wilson

Artist Statement • Broken Threads A sewing station in a textile mill sits abandoned but intact, as if the worker walked out mid-shift and never returned. You can picture her sitting there; you can see the color choices she made in gathering her work materials. Christmas decorations sit idly on a desk as though waiting […]

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