ConVergence - WAX ON THE WATER
Morro Bay, CA

April 7-10, 2022  

Beginners Workshops:  April 6-7, 2022
Additional Workshops:  April 11-12, 2022

ConVergence - Wax on the Water combines an intimate retreat with an art exhibition, artists' reception, and multiple workshop opportunities in a beautiful coastal setting.   Morro Bay is a small coastal community located on the Central Coast of California, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles.  Enjoy miles of unspoiled beaches, nature trails, estuaries and the world-famous Morro Rock.

Attend IEA's intimate retreat by the bay with a small group of artists and a shared experience (demos, panel discussions and talks).  Share meals and get to know your fellow artists (Meet & Greet reception, continental breakfasts, and lunch buffets.  Attend the La Vendéenne Award dinner (included with the retreat).  

Attendees who are new to encaustics can add a pre-retreat beginner workshop on Wednesday and Thursday, April 6-7, 2022.  Attendees can also sign up for one of the multiple post-retreat workshops being offered on Monday and Tuesday, April 11-12, 2022. 

Workshop-only attendees are invited to join the retreat attendees on Sunday, April 10, 2022, for a continental breakfast buffet, a presentation/talk (hopefully by our La Vendéenne Award recipient), and an IEA meeting. They can also participate in our members art exchange. And everyone is welcome to attend the IEA Juried Exhibition and artists’ reception on Sunday afternoon.

The retreat and exhibition will be held at Art Center Morro Bay located in the historic downtown area, within walking distance of the Embarcadero and multiple inns and hotels. Workshops will be held in Morro Bay and nearby Los Osos and San Luis Obispo.

Registration will open in late December.

Morro Bay - Lodging, restaurants, things to do

Map of Morro Bay - retreat & workshop venues

Mark your calendar and watch for details about all the exciting workshops, 

speakers and demonstrators later this month. 

Cancellation and refund policies

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