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Melting Pot/Melting Point Juried Exhibition







In conjunction with EXPO 2018, EAI and IEA are collaborating for the second time in holding a retreat for their members, click HERE for more info on the FLUX: Encaustic Retreat. In addition, EAI and IEA are jointly sponsoring a Juried Exhibition: Melting Pot/Melting Point, which will be held in Santa Fe, NM during the retreat and will be shown at the EAI Gallery.

Gallery Exhibition: 

Saturday, September 29th

through Sunday, October 21st

Opening Exhibition Reception: 

Friday, September 28th   5-8 pm

The exhibition, on the theme of “Melting Pot/Melting Point”,  is a metaphorical reference to the American ideal of a society becoming more homogeneous, with different elements fusing harmoniously together, to create one common culture. The Melting Pot also represents the encaustic technique, as heating the material to the Melting Point is an essential step in creation. This exhibition will be a coming together of many points of view, with the result being a true expression of our differences, yet a celebration of living and working together. Juror Francisco Benitez has made his selections, and we are pleased to announce the winning artists for this exhibition: