July 11th, 2010
“Bee Conscious” Exhibition August 20th-22 and Recycle Utah Fund Raiser
Honey bees take the stage for this exhibition of encaustic works by local and regional artists. Stop by this weekend to view the latest in this ancient, wax-based medium. This exhibit will be mounted to raise awareness for the plight of the honeybee, one of nature’s most cherished and necessary animals. Works by encaustic artists Bridgette Meinhold, Gretchen Papka, and Shawna Moore will be featured. Montana-based Shawna Moore will also hold an encaustic painting workshop at the Kimball Art Center, details below.Encaustic Painting and Pigment Stick Workshop, Age Group: Adult Classes (18+) Start Date: 08/20/2010 – 9:30am, End Date: 08/22/2010 – 4:30pm
Teen Encaustic Mini-Workshop, Age Group: Tweens and Teens (Ages 11-17) Start Date: 08/20/2010 – 6:00pm, End Date: 08/20/2010 – 8:00pm
This “Bee Conscious” event kicks off a month-long fund raiser for Recycle Utah, culminating in Park City’s Non-Profit Awareness Gallery Stroll on Friday September 24th. Gallery MAR will be selling $10 opportunity drawing tickets to benefit Recycle Utah throughout the month of September. Enter to win your own “Bee Consious” encaustic artwork by a local artist and find out the lucky winner at the Gallery Stroll.