Split Trail
Encaustic on Kozo Paper
2016
20.5 x 27.5 Inches

Paula Roland

continues her decades-long exploration of encaustic painting. Encaustic is an ancient and durable painting medium composed of beeswax, pigment, and resin hardener. Heated until liquid, the artist paints this mixture, on various surfaces, fusing the surface with high temperature tools. Roland “marks” into the surface using a variety of techniques. In some works, heavy handmade...