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Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch (she/her) is an Artist, Author, and Instructor with a passion for inspiring others. Her love for the medium of encaustic translates into her teaching, and students benefit from a passionate, engaging experience filled with all the knowledge Patricia has acquired and developed in her foraging into this rich and diverse medium over […]

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Shary Bartlett

Shary Bartlett (she/her) is a Canadian artist living in Vancouver, British Columbia. She teaches art workshops globally and nationally and has been a long-time fine arts instructor at Capilano University, Langara College and Red Deer College. Shary teaches online in the international Painting with Fire encaustic Masterclass, featuring 26 of the world’s top encaustic instructors.

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France Benoit

France Benoit (she/her) is a mixed media encaustic painter and sculptor who lives in Quebec, Canada. Inspired by houses in Europe, her distinctive work takes the form of little houses. She is known for her stylized encaustic works, influenced by wabi sabi. Her art is characterized by rich textures, vibrant colours, and the integration of

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Bridget Benton

Bridget Benton (she/her) has been a working and teaching artist for over 20 years. She combines encaustic, photography, plant prints, and found materials to create paintings exploring themes of transformation, connection, and memory. The symbolic narratives that emerge invite viewers to sink in and find their own stories. Benton holds a B.A. in Studio Arts

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Kathy Bradshaw

Kathy Bradshaw (she/her) is an award-winning Canadian encaustic artist who specializes in landscape and animal portraiture. Her luminous work exudes energy and life and is characterized by expressive mark-making, texture, colour and light. While her landscapes focus on the power of space and a search for spiritual well-being, her portraits focus on her subject’s “inner

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Cat Crotchett

Cat Crotchett (she/her) has been a professional artist for more than 30 years. Cat Crotchett’s encaustic paintings use patterns to vividly represent human emotions and experience, and to convey both beauty and tension. Cat earned BFAs in Painting and Art History from the University of Illinois, and an MFA in Art from Bowling Green State

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Elske deGroot

Elske deGroot (she/her), based in Canada and France, facilitates artistic retreats in France. She began her artistic journey working as a commercial photographer and educator in Toronto, Ontario. Through teaching photo­graphic darkroom and printing techniques, she realized that the tactile and physical approach to art-making appealed to her most. Expanding on her lens-based experience, she

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Kerry Engel

Kerry Engel (she/her) is a botanical artist, creative educator and self-proclaimed mojo-maker with a passion for eco-printing, Cyanotype (sun printing), mixed media and encaustic art.

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Isabelle Gaborit

Isabelle Gaborit (she/her) is a professional visual artist originally from France, and currently residing in Ireland. Her artistic journey began with a foundation in drawing and painting at l’Ecole des Beaux Arts in France. In 2006, she graduated with an honours degree in fine arts in Ireland. Since then, Isabelle’s artistic endeavours have taken her

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SYLVIA GALBRAITH

Sylvia Galbraith (she/her) is a Canadian artist working primarily in landscape and documentary photography, with experience in painting and drawing as well. A self-taught artist, she employs traditional analogue, digital capture and historical processes, often combining these methods in a single image. The ephemeral quality of these processes complements the nature of her subject, in

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