Swirl III
Encaustic on Kitakata
2016
37.5 x 24 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...