It is said that when a butterfly flaps its wings, it can affect air currents in another continent. Everything is connected, if we can just connect the dots.
Sensory stimulation is important for the viewer to connect with memory and prior experiences: Tactile qualities, use of scale, aroma of wax, use of light, movement and change, all stimulate memory and emotion. These encaustic paintings relate to systems and suggest ecology, travel, weather, populations, politics, and interactions between humans and the natural world. The language of repetitive mark-making is a record of experience or attitude that suggests a narrative as the marks flow, disperse, gather, interact, and personify social interactions.
MEDIA | Encaustic monotypes