I think that the very earliest influence was a horror of having to work in a bank or an office, a desire for a free and creative life. —
"Orange Crush" | Oil on canvas | 6" x 6" | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn -- For the past year or two, I've been thinking a lot about what really matters to me as an artist. What matters most...and what doesn't? Let me start with a list, and if all goes well, I will explore these issues in depth over the coming weeks:
The Working in Wax Exhibit at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA -- in which I have three paintings displayed -- continues through June 21, 2009, so you can still catch it if you are in the Northern California area. There's a Culture + Cocktails Reception for “Working in Wax” on June 18, 6:00—8:00 p.m.
Artwork from members of Texas Wax | Austin | Dallas | Houston | San Antonio I will have work in this exhibit of encaustic paintings. :D Opening Reception, Saturday, May 9, 7-9pm Gallery M Squared 325 West Nineteenth Street Houston, Texas 77008 713.861.6070 www.gallerymsquared.com
I'm pleased to announce that the encaustic group I belong to, Texas Wax, has just unveiled their new website and blog -- designed jointly by artist and web guru extraordinaire Haley Nagy and yours truly. Please feel free to check it out while we continue getting our artists added to the site.