“Core Acrylic Technique” Acrylic workshop SAC (Apr 2018)

Core Acrylic Technique is an engaging 1-day workshop designed to introduce students to the basics of acrylic painting.  This is a novice – beginner level class which focuses on essential acrylic groundwork through a variety of exercises.  There will be short lectures and demonstrations throughout the day with time to practice the demonstrated technique.  We […]

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“HEAT: Force of Nature” Art Show

  I love that I will be showing with fellow amazing encaustic artist, Shannon Amidon!   Join us for our opening reception on February 10th 6pm – 9pm   We will also be doing an artist talk at Sparrow Gallery the afternoon before the reception (time TBD)

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“Surface” Art Show

I am honored to have been selected to show in the Robert T. Matsui Gallery! This collection of work showcases extreme raw surface texture.  My encaustic work will be on display among 4 other brilliant artists:   Merle Axelrad – Fabric Meech Miyagi – Wire Crochet William Ishmael – Steel Maggie Jimenez – Ceramic

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“Deluxe Encaustic Lab” Dec

Do you need an encaustic space to create? It’s finally here! The Deluxe Encaustic Lab is a 3-hour block of time so you can focus, practice and paint.  This lab is uninstructed however I will be present in case you have a question or two.  This lab is designed to be a V.I.P. experience limited to only 6 participants.  Here is […]

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A.R.T. and A.D.D.

It’s a little known fact that I have A.D.D.  Just for funzies lets throw in a little depression and O.C.D. while we’re at it.  I’m an alphabet soup of clinical terms – tasty!   Don’t worry, this isn’t anything new for me and I have a lifetime of experience learning how to live with these little brain-minions […]

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Sacramento Open Studios 2017

You’re Invited! Come visit me, Jaya King, and amazing fellow artist, Jenny Keller, for Sacramento Open Studios! To get a taste of the Jaya & Jenny show you’ve GOT to watch our 10 minute “Artist Chat” video all the way through to the end – there’s a little surprise! Jenny will have her gorgeous colorful acrylics […]

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“Deluxe Encaustic Lab” August

Do you need an encaustic space to create? It’s finally here! The Deluxe Encaustic Lab is a 3-hour block of time so you can focus, practice and paint.  This lab is uninstructed however I will be present in case you have a question or two.  This lab is designed to be a V.I.P. experience limited to only 6 participants.  Here is […]

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“Intro to Encaustic” Encaustic workshop June 9th

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL (will be repeated multiple dates July, multiple dates August) Welcome to the wonderful world of wax! This is going to be an exciting hands-on introduction to the most magical of mediums: encaustic.  In this 1-day workshop we will be covering the basics of encaustic painting including information about materials, tools, safety and […]

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“U Create Day” Encaustic demonstration RWC

I will be representing R&F Paints and everything-encaustic at this fun FREE event! Visit my waxy booth in San Jose on Saturday and Redwood City on Sunday.  I will be doing a special lecture/demo (time TBD) in each store’s classroom describing the glory that is encaustic.  If you were ever curious about the encaustic medium this is […]

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