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FREE ENCAUSTIC PAINTING DEMO with Artist Marieke Dench
6th November 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
FREE R&F Encaustic Paints demonstration. Find out what everyone is talking about.
Artist Marieke Dench will give a general demonstration about the possibilities of encaustics. Artists with backgrounds in almost any medium will find this demo an valuable introduction.
- A great introduction to the encaustic medium and method
- Types of tools, supports, workspace setup
- Learn how to expand your visual vocabulary with wax
Demo runs 1pm – 1.40pm Thursday 6 November
Marieke Dench has a Fine Arts Degree from The Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), an Honours Degree in Fine Arts from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (R.M.I.T) and a Diploma in Education from The University of Melbourne.
Dench has successfully maintained a recognised arts practice in her own right exhibiting nationally and internationally for almost 20 years.
Dench has been the recipient of a Collie Trust Scholarship as well as winning a number of awards including the Silk Cut Award and Shell Fremantle Non-Acquisitive Print Award and has been commissioned to produce a number of extensive artworks in the public and private sector. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections.
She has been employed in the Visual Arts Departments by all of Melbourne’s major and some interstate tertiary institutions: V.C.A., R.M.I.T., U.S.Q. and N.M.I.T. She is extremely well regarded in delivering high quality art lecturing.
Dench also runs a custom printing business called Marieke Dench Studio and is a Master Printmaker. She works full time at her inner Melbourne studio.