ConVergence - WAX ON THE WATER
Morro Bay, CA
April 5-13, 2022  

Oh we had fun!  

Our incredibly talented group of presenters included 

Lyn Belisle
Michelle Belto
S. Kay and Gerry Burnett
Pamela Smith-Hudson
Megan MacDonald
Lora Murphy

Michele Randall
Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch
Caryl St. Ama
Dietlind Vander Schaaf
and a Surprise Guest Presentation by
Shary Bartlett

Heartfelt gratitude for the creative and sensitive filmmaking by Sean O'Grady at Seannie Cameras.  

SCROLL on the bar above, or click the arrows to see more fun photos.
Thanks to the photographers:  Cheryl Lewis, Melissa Stephens, S. Kay Burnett & Rhonda Raulston

ConVergence Exhibition

Russell Gallery at Art Center Morro Bay in Morro Bay, CA.
April 7 - May 23, 2022

Juror:  Pamela Smith Hudson

CLICK HERE to see the online exhibition

Convergence Presentations, Demonstrations & Workshops

Shary Bartlett

~Favorite Things: Alcohol Inks, Water-soluble wax paints, fun tools and other encaustic delights

Lyn Belisle
~A Lotus from the Mud: Recycling & Book Making
~Postcards from the Verge - A Mixed Media Workshop for Every Creative Voyager

Michelle Belto 
~Authentic Art: Creating from the Inside Out
~Found Objects: Creating a Cabinet of Curiosities 

S. Kay & Gerry Burnett
~A Gargoyle in Paris: Creating 3-Dimensional Whimsical Characters

Megan MacDonald 
~Exploring Visual and Physical Texture
~Introduction to Encaustic Painting - Creating Visual & Physical Dimension in Wax 

Lora Murphy
The Gift - encaustic portrait demonstration

Michele Randall
~Cyanotype & Encaustic Fusion

Patricia Seggebruch

~Seeing With New Eyes
~Listen to Your Life: An Immersion into Intuitive Abstract Painting

Caryl St. Ama 
~R&F Pigment Sticks - 
What, When, How, Why!

& Karen Karlsson  
~R&F Pigment Sticks from Start to Print 

Dietlind Vander Schaaf
~Layers, Translucency & See Throughs 

RESOURCES mentioned in the presentations and workshops

Shary Bartlett

Artist Talks on You Tube
Diamond Core Tools
era Colors Waterborne Wax Paint

Lyn Belisle

·         The Lotus Book
·      The 30-Minute Chapbook

Michelle Belto

·         Accretion Tutorial
·         Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

S. Kay and Gerry Burnett

·         Creating Whimsical Characters using simple wood and paper forms, wire, paperclay and encaustic medium

Dietlind Vander Schaaf

·         Duralar Stencils (for working with encaustic):
·         Pan Pastels
·         Deco Foil
·         Vent-a-fume
·         Iwatani torch
·         R&F YouTube Channel for demo videos
·         R&F Resources
·         R&F Blog Unique Color

    Heartfelt gratitude to all of our wonderfully generous sponsors!  

    Congratulations to our 2022 Retreat Scholarship Winners!

    Philip Johnston and Kathy Bradshaw - Retreat Scholarship

    Liz Derivan-Hampton &  Connie Ehindero -  Workshop Scholarship

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