Mixed Media Encaustic (molten beeswax) Painting with 23K Gold Leaf

Shannon Amidon

Molten bees wax, old books, letters, maps, & ephemera filled with memories. Inspired by the briefness of life and the wonders of the natural world Amidon’s artwork explores the cycles of life, calling attention to its transitory and fragile nature. Shannon primarily uses the ancient medium of encaustic (molten beeswax) often incorporating organic and ephemeral materials to create her artwork. She has a strong emotional connection to well-worn objects that have been through many hands and feels the essence of ...

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