New Classes and Workshops for 2017!

Classes / Winter 2017

We've updated our Winter classes and workshops offerings to include: 8 Weeks of Wax, Monotypes in Encaustic, Beginning Encaustic, Encaustic on Clay, and Encaustic Collage. Sign-up today for an early discount!

Myriame Sarah | Encaustics

Featured Artist / January-February 2017
Myriame Sarah

NW Encaustic proudly presents new encaustic works by Myriame Sarah. Join us Thursday, January 12 from 6-9pm for an open house and artist reception.

Kevin Piepel | Encaustics

Featured Artist / May 2016
Kevin Piepel

NW Encaustic proudly presents new encaustic works by Kevin Piepel. Join us Thursday, May 12 from 6-9pm for the WS Art Walk show opening.

Shaun Doll | Hobos & Homelessness

Featured Artist / April-May 2015
Shaun Doll Hobo Symbols

Join NW Encaustic instructor Shaun Doll for the opening of his show Hobos & Homelessness at the Issaquah Depot Museum. The show opens Saturday, April 11th from 11am to 2pm and will run through September 30th.

Introducing New Paints & Medium

June 2010
Wax Wax

NW Encaustic introduces our first line of encaustic paint and medium...paint made by encaustic artists for artists. Hand milled and packaged at the NW Encaustic studio, carefully formulated to provide you with highly pigmented encaustic colors of the highest quality. Triple filtered encaustic ensures the clearest medium and cleanest colors. Available soon on our website! Contact us for more information about these exciting new products.

New VR Tour of the Studio

Studio / February 2010
VR Tour

Click on the image above for a great new virtual reality tour of the studio in hi-resolution shot by Bradford Bohonus. You can even zoom way in and see the details in the nooks and crannies!

We're in "The Building"

Posted October 1st, 2009 / Studio

The Building is behind the Morgan Street Junction and houses artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds. Explore all three floors at the next Art Walk on the second Thursday of each month from 6-9pm. You never know what will be around the next corner!


Here's a picture of one of our neighbors, Alisa Lahti, taken during a recent Art Walk where she describes the Szopka restoration process she has undertaken in her studio for the local Polish community.

Read more about Alisa's work on her website and check back in regularly as we feature more of our "Building"-mates in the coming months.