I wish I could be at the opening tonight of Hot Off the Press: New Encaustic Printmaking at the Gallery at R & F in Kingston, New York. There will be print demonstrations at the gallery from 2-4pm followed by an opening reception from 5-7pm. If you are in the area, […]
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I am thrilled to announce that I am now represented by Lanoue Fine Art, 125 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts. I look forward to working with Susan Lanoue and her staff on the June exhibition of Lights, Camera…..the Role of Photography in Contemporary Painting and Mixed-Media. I will be exhibiting with Eric Zener and June Stratton. […]
A full-time studio practice is mostly a solitary life. You work for months and years making art. In the studio you make decisions about yourself, the world, your message and your materials. A lot of the those thoughts are in your work, but some are suspended in the air to […]
Artists that work with encaustic paint, have, by necessity, cobbled together an unconventional assortment of tools that are unique to their own studio practice. These uncustomary painter’s tools are sourced from printmaking and sculpture suppliers and hardware and kitchen gadget stores. Periodically, I will be writing short posts about my favorite unconventional tools. […]
The addendum to my January 26th post about the importance of the user friendly-ness of artist’s websites (see the re-post below), is about a recent gallery experience. Friday, I had a drop in and say hi gallery appointment in Boston, nothing formal. The gallery owner asked me to sit across from […]
Recently, I blogged about artwork that I have seen in galleries under the heading “Art Objects Observed”. Today I am writing about artwork that I have struggled to observe online. For the past few hours I have been working on my talk, Wax Collage: Beyond Technique for the 6th International Encaustic Conference. […]
I am giving a talk, Wax Collage: Beyond Technique at the 6th International Encaustic Conference on June 1, 2012 in Provincetown, MA. This conference draws from an international roster of exhibiting artists who are fully engaged with encaustic. I will be presenting the work of 15-20 contemporary painters, bookmakers, printmakers and […]
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Typically my encaustic mixed media portraits, include vintage photography. Recently I decided to branch out and use my own photography. Posted here is a portrait of one of my sons. After many months of following my son Jack with a camera, I realized this would not only be portrait of […]
David A. Clark, “Vers la Nuit”, encaustic, paper & object on panel 15″ x 15″ x 3 1/2″, 2010 This is Part Two of a curated blog exhibition that I posted in May. The work here further illustrates the contemporary use of encaustic paint in combination with collage, bricolage and […]