Mary Farmer, a visual artist, expresses her inspirations from
the continuum of daily life in abstract encaustic paintings. A
physical art form, encaustic painting is composed by applying
molten beeswax and resin to a canvas and fusing several layers
to create images with depth and movement.
Farmer paints in charming Buncombe County, North Carolina. She welcomes studio visits and encourages art enthusiasts to call her for times. Her studio address is: 6 Lakeshore Lane, Asheville, NC 28804.
A multi-degree holder, Farmer began her visual arts career in the 1990s. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Art at Georgia State University, graduating cum laude in 2003, and has painted in her native California, Georgia and, now, North Carolina. Farmer often teaches encaustic technique to interested artists; contact her for more information.
Farmer’s shows frequently; contact her for a current list. She has received numerous awards for her work, including recognition from the Postcard Show at Lincoln Center in New York City, the Atlanta College of Art’s Presidential Scholarship, and the 10th International Juried Exhibition at the Laredo Center for the Arts. She is a founding member of the International Encaustic Artists. Other memberships include: Asheville Area Arts Council, Handmade in America, and the College Art Association.