Waxing poetic at Penticton encaustic art show

Encaustic artists will be showing their work at the Shatford Centre from Sept. 27 to Nov. 15.

Encaustic artists will be showing their work at the Shatford Centre from Sept. 27 to Nov. 15.

As well as the show, two artist talks will take place during the exhibition from well known encaustic artists Shary Bartlett and Michelle Belto, author of Wax & Paper Workshop. A three day hands on seminar with Belto will take place on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. The artists talk with Bartlett, a Vancouver encaustic artist and teacher takes place on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.

Encaustic artist Bethany Handfield (acrylic and encaustic painting, art figurines) and Kim Greenhow (acrylic painting, pottery) is being featured at Our Journey:The Healing Power of Art and Healing Journeys show at the Leir House Cultural Centre in conjunction with the Penticton and District Community Arts Council until Oct. 3.

Join Cindi Tomochko on Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. for Art Therapy Talk where she shares the process to resolve difficult mental and emotional issues or concerns through art. Then on Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m., and Sept. 22 at 2 p.m., Janette Damsma shares her true life story of rebellion, heartbreak and spiritual awakening through poetry, song and music.