EXCITING NEW "ART HEALS" GRANT OPPORTUNITY!!
IEA is pleased to partner with
R&F Handmade Paints
for our ART HEALS Grant #7.
We are offering 5 grants of $200 each for the purchase R&F Handmade paint products (paint and pigment sticks) AND R&F is offering a very generous 40% discount to grant winners on their grant purchases.
The grant will be paid directly to R&F Handmade Paints, and the winners will be given instructions as to how to order their paint directly from R&F. In addition, R&F Paints is offering a free sample of a half-size pigment stick to every US resident who applies.
As with all of our Art Heals Grants, this is open to any member of IEA who is current in their dues. This grant will be open until April 23 and the winners will be drawn shortly after that.
We are so excited and pleased to be able to offer this series of grants and we are deeply grateful to R&F Handmade Paints for their generous partnership.
Deadline: April 23, 2021
Click here for entry form
Art Heals Grant #6
Congratulations to Beate Bank
for winning Essence of Mulranny's year-long encaustic masterclass!!
We look forward to seeing Beate's posts from this course.
We are very grateful for the generosity of IEA member, Lora Murphy.
For information on Painting with Fire
IEA is partnering with Truro Center for the Arts to give grants to attend
the International Encaustic Conference June 5th and 6th, 2021.
This year the Conference is being offered as a virtual event,
so attendees from all over the world can attend without the expense of travel.
CONGRATULATIONS to the artists who will be attending the
International (Virtual) Encaustic Conference in June 2021
Hope Hughes, Liette Chamberland, Dee Hutton,
Melissa Rubin, Jamie McPhail, Tian Xun,
Salina Gracie, Beate Kratt, Anne McCune, Megan MacDonald.
We are pleased and excited to announce that IEA member Penny Gunderson
was awarded Linda Robertson's 3-month course, “Your Magical Lens”,
which begins on February 6, 2021.
This grant is the 4th in our series of ArtHeals grants.
We look forward to seeing Penny's posts from this course.
Linda's course “Your Magical Lens” explores photography and encaustic.
We are very grateful to Linda for her generous offer.
You can find out more about it here:
To view Linda's work, click here
IEA & Enkaustikos awards five Art Heals Grants
IEA, in partnership with Enkaustikos, is pleased to announce the winners
of the third of our “Art Heals” series of mini-grants.
Kelly Austin-Rolo / Wendy Elliott-Pyle / Ursi Lysser /
Lorraine Gray / Penny Gunderson
The $200 grant will be paid directly to Enkaustikos, and the winners will receive an order form from Enkaustikos and will order directly from them.
Enkaustikos has significantly increased the value of the grant by offering the paints at a 40% discount, which equates to more than $300 worth of product. And they will cover the cost of shipping $200 worth of products to the winners living in the 48 contiguous states. They will also pay half of the shipping costs for those living in Canada, Alaska and Hawaii. Enkaustikos will contact international members directly with shipping costs.
Enkaustikos is also sending a free sample to all US-based entrants who would like to receive one.
Enkaustikos offers four formats for their paints:
Enkaustikos will work closely with the grant winner to help them make the best choices.
We are deeply grateful to Enkaustikos for their unstinting and inspiring generosity and for their unfailing commitment to IEA and the arts community.
We hope you and your loved ones are all safe and well.
The IEA Board
IEA, in conjunction with Shawna Moore, is pleased to announce the winners of 2nd "Art Heals" grant opportunity
We had such a wonderful response from our members for this special opportunity
that Shawna extended her generous offer to an additional five members - 10 video series in total!
We are so grateful for Shawna's generosity and commitment to nurturing creativity
and connection in our global art family.
The winners receive Shawna's 4-video series, “Learning the Art of Encaustic Painting”,
plus written transcripts and technical sheets as part of our Art Heals Grants Program.
Click HERE for a description of Shawna’s videos.
Sheary Clough Suiter
We were so pleased to be able to offer this opportunity to help our artists during this challenging time.
The award winners not only span the globe, they display a wonderful diversity of styles and subject matter.
We will be posting their new work as they share it with us, so check out our
Facebook and Instagram pages for their work.
CONGRATULATIONS to our winners (scroll down to see their work and the list of names)