For artist Gabriela Aguilo, dreams and art are interwoven. Her dreams serve as powerful guides for exploring new realms of humanity and spirituality. And her artwork is the channel through which she expresses the messages communicated to her through those dreams.
Encaustic, derived from the Greek word meaning “to paint” or “to burn”, is arguably the most archival medium. Dating back as early as the 5th century BC, this process of heating wax was first used to seal ships but the unmistakable waxy layers have also appeared in many ancient paintings. This primitive and somewhat practical […]
Shari Lyon may be a new artist to the Celebration of Fine Art this year, but the art lover turned encaustic wax artist is a long-time fan of the show. In fact, she and her husband (also an artist) have been attending for decades. Though they now live in Utah, Shari recalls fond memories of […]
Gabriela’s career in art began in the fashion industry. She parlayed her creativity into working with glass, before switching to making jewelry. For 15 years, she sculpted wood and stone with her husband. Then she decided it was time to paint.