October ’13 News

Happy October! Time for tricks and treats.

Trick: No October meeting due to presenter canceling. First time in our WC history, but it is not a bad thing to have more time to work on your art!

Treats: Opportunities to take advantage of yet this month. Consider  this a “mobile” meeting,  much like door to door trick-or-treating. Bags open now:

The deadline for uploading images for the WaxCentric exhibit at the St. Charles County Arts Council is today. Upload images and information to either of these locations, whichever is easier: http://www.meetup.com/WaxCentric/photos/17659142/, or, http://www.meetup.com/WaxCentric/files/.  A copy of the exhibit application, CFA9-30-13 is here: http://files.meetup.com/3454072/CFA9-30-13.docx. If you need help, email me: Lisa, waxcentric@gmail.com.

Quick Reference:

  • Submit up to 6 images.
  • October 1-21. Online image submission
  • If you cannot come on Saturday, November 2, drop off work with Julie S. at her studio this week on Monday and Friday from 10-4. Call first. I will pick work up from her and hang it for you.
  • November 2. Saturday, 10am-1pm. Hang exhibit (bring a hammer)
  • November 30. Closing Reception 5-7pm, take down exhibit
  • Entry fee: $15.00. Bring Nov. 2 with exhibit application.
  • SCCAC will handle all sales with a 20% commission.
  • Art submissions must use some form of wax either in the process of creation, or in the final piece (encaustic, cold wax, crayon, …)
    **See the application for all details: http://files.meetup.com/3454072/CFA9-30-13.docx

More …

1. Things to do:

2. Workshops:

  • VLAA. 2 more workshops in the current Business Edge series: “MARKETING BASICS & PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION Monday, Oct. 28 (7:00 to 9:30 p.m.)”, and, “YOUR ART, YOUR BRAND: AN ARTIST’S GUIDE TO BEING NOTICEABLE AND GETTING NOTICED Monday, Nov. 11 (7:00 to 9:30 p.m.).” $10 each in advance; $15 at the door. Info and registration form here: http://vlaa.org/?view=Workshops
  • News from Nikki D. May in Paducah: “Crystal Neubauer, an awesome artist from Chicago, is going to be in Paducah November 8 and 9th doing a two day encaustic and collage workshop. She’s worth a trip from STL!!” https://ephemerapaducah.worldsecuresystems.com/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=17786

3. CFA (call for art):

4. Articles on WC blog: https://waxcentric.wordpress.com/

5. Other Blogs:

6. Recent news:

Looking forward to seeing everyone on Nov. 2 to hang work at SCCAC, and on Nov.  30. Closing Reception 5-7pm, take down exhibit.


Welcome Artists Who Use Wax!

Front Page:
Link to Current EAI Online Magazine.  Read on …

Meet at ArtMart: Mark Witzling Cold Wax Demo

Open meeting! Non-members welcome.

Come watch Mark Witzling  give a demonstration of how he uses cold wax and oil paint to  create  his beautiful abstract paintings. See Mark’s work online: http://www.markwitzlingart.com/

There will be an opportunity to participate. Some oil paints and cold wax medium will be available to use. You may also bring your to use. Please either bring or buy a small canvas or board at ArtMart to paint on. (There is no fee.)

Cold wax medium is used with oil paint, so bring wax paper, or something to carefully wrap your piece to take home with you.

For more information email Lisa at waxcentric@gmail.com


Sunday, January 13, 2013
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM


2355 South Hanley Road, Saint Louis, MO

WaxCentric Blog: https://waxcentric.wordpress.com/
WaxCentric MeetUp: http://www.meetup.com/WaxCentric/
(Membership is free! Meetings average 1 time per month.)

Blog articles written about the 6th International Encaustic Conference. Provincetown, MA. 2012

7th International Encaustic Conference
Keynote Speaker: Barbara O’Brien
May 31-June 2, 2012.
Pre-Conference Workshops: May 28-30
Post Conference Workshops: June 3-5
Get a head start on information: http://encausticconference.blogspot.com/

Encaustic Arts Online Magazine (PDF)

Download  the magazine (PDF) : the current issue of the EAI’s online magazine. Always a good read.


Do you have ideas? Resources? Work to show? Let me know in a comment!