I am excited to share with you my new art website! Updated with a new design and new art including my larger encaustic photography works and my new abstract paintings. Check it out when you have a moment. I do take custom commissions. Email me for more information.
During some late hours at night, I have been experimenting with some abstract paintings on paper. They have been a great creative outlet that have allowed me to let go. I have posted them on fine art website – www.kaylabarkerfineart.com for you to view and purchase if you are interested. I’d love to hear what you think!
I have finally had some time to create a few new encaustic art pieces with my film photographs from our trip this year in France. I will be posting them on my fine art website – www.kaylabarkerfineart.com on Tuesday, September 15. I will also be taking a small number of encaustic commissions this fall if(…)
This past week, I have been working on reorganizing and rearranging my studio so I can work on finishing up some new encaustic and wax-infused photographs! I am one of the artists on the Arts Council of Midland’s Artists Studio Tour this coming Saturday and I would love for you to stop by and see(…)
Since my trip to Paris this spring, I have a whole bunch of new images that I have been using to create some new wax-infused encaustic art pieces! All of these photos were shot on film, mounted onto board, covered in layers of hot wax and painted and enhanced with oils and pigments. It has(…)
I am excited to share that my encaustic piece “Fredericksburg Flowers No. 2” is part of the Somerville Toy Camera Festival in Somerville, Massachusetts. My piece will be hanging at the Nave Gallery Annex from June 6-28, 2014. If you know anyone in that area, let them know! The opening reception is tonight!
Last Thursday was the opening of the 56th Annual Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition at the Ellen Noel Art Museum. I was excited that all three pieces I submitted were accepted into the show! All three, “Napa’s Small Valley,” “Baptist Church” and “Fredericksburg Flowers No. 1” are my encaustic wax work over film photographs. You(…)
I was excited to have had my encaustic piece Sedona No. 1 chosen to be a part of the “Texas Artists Today” Exhibition at the Museum of the Southwest for the whole month of May. Here are some photos from the opening reception. Thank you so my family and friends that stopped by! You can(…)
I am a girl of many hobbies! Too many probably! But over the past two years I have really fell in love with the art medium of encaustic! Encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax and damar crystals (hardened tree sap) to which colored pigments are added. When heated, the(…)