Encaustic Wax Daily Paintings Available I have a new series of daily painting posted. These experimental abstract encaustic wax paintings are from my daily play and experimentation with wax. These smaller works make great gifts and small collectible artwork that can be grouped together as your collection grows. They also make great accent pieces on […]
I can tell my sketching is getting a little rusty. I am a huge advocate of the sketchbook and sketching people in public. Lately though, I have not been taking my own advice and my sketches don’t feel as natural and smooth as usual. Sketches of people in public places is what I tend to […]
Anyone from the Midwest US knows that it has been a cold miserable spring here. My son was out of school for spring break this past week. The first half of the week we woke up to dustings of snow on the ground each day. It just doesn’t seem to want to warm up. We […]
If you are like me, your home is your serenity and comfort zone. It is a place where you can decompress after a crazy day and your home is a place that reflects your individuality. A perfect way to infuse your personality and individuality is through original art. Art collecting truly is easy and enjoyable […]
Please help support a good cause through buying art! I will donate 25% of sale to WINGS Program, Inc. If the winning bid is over $100 I will up that donation to 50%. Fleeting Moments is an original encaustic mixed-media painting inspired by my love and interest in found objects and the story of […]
I am drawn to antiques and found objects for their stories and using these items in a mixed-media collage to represent a long and abundant life together full of many blessings made this unique personalized wedding gift feel extra special to me. I felt as if I was infusing the stories and lives from the generations past into the hope and life of the future. The 6 and the 14 is date of their wedding and will be that date that their lives entwine into thread of family.
My new website is officially live and running (http://www.rebeccastahr.com). After a lot of hard work (and still more updates to the gallery and store to come), I have officially updated my website with a new improved look as well as over to a new server. I made this move so that I could host both my website and my blog in the same location and have greater flexibility and a better user experience for my audience.
I am excited to announce I am now part of the Lemon Street Gallery in Kenosha, WI. Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha, WII went to visit the gallery after hearing so many wonderful comments about from other artists and that visit exceeded all my expectations. Not only was the gallery itself a wonderful place full of talented artists of diverse backgrounds, but I was also very impressed with the community outreach and involvement that Lemon Street has made an integral part of its existence.
Today I am meeting with a group of wonderful lady friends of mine. They are my tribe, or we are each other’s tribe is more so the case. We officially meet the first Wednesday of every month, same place same time. We are all artists, though each of us has our own artistic outlets. We […]
Encaustic Nature in Art: a juried exhibition of works capturing the beauty of nature reflected in art March 7th – April 1st, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, March 7th 6:30-9:00pm This spring The Art Center – Highland Park presents Encaustic Nature in Art, a juried exhibition of encaustic art inspired by the beauty and wonder of the […]