We hope that you'll consider joining your local IEA Chapter. Chapters offer members a sense of community, resources, support, and perhaps the opportunity to exhibit or critique your artwork. If you don't see your area represented here, we encourage you to start your own! Click here for more information on how to start a local Chapter in your area.
ALASKA - Alaska Wax
Alaska Wax is the Alaska Chapter of IEA, and represents the entire state. This Chapter is based in Anchorage, but is currently inactive.
President: Tami Phelps
CALIFORNIA - NorCAL Wax - www.norcalwax.com
NorCAL Wax is a Northern California Chapter of the IEA serving artists working in encaustic and cold wax focusing on building community, sharing resources, exhibition opportunities and artistic support.
President: Melissa Stephens
EUROPE - International Encaustic Association European Chapter - www.iea-europe.com
The IEA Chapter Europe's purpose is to promote and further encaustic fine art and artists in Europe by offering grants and awards, organizing events, retreats and workshops and further the artistic education of its members. It collaborates with the IEA.
President: Lora Murphy (Ireland)
FLORIDA - Florida Wax Chapter - www.florida-wax.com
Florida Wax is a Florida Chapter of IEA, located in Orlando and founded in 2017 by Shelley Jean and Anne-Marie Bercik. This Chapter welcomes all Florida artists working in Encaustic.
President: Shelley Jean
SWFL WAX is a Florida Chapter of IEA that serves Southwest Florida artists. Based in Naples, this Chapter is open to all encaustic artists who are members of IEA. This Chapter's goas is to promote and support encaustic artists, including cold wax artists, with meetings, workshops, demonstrations and exhibitions.
President: Madeline Sugerman
VIRGINIA - Roanoke, VA Chapter