Tag Archives: Malachite butterflies

Close encounters with an Atlas Moth

Just before Memorial Day weekend the Chicago Botanic Garden announced the arrival of an Atlas Moth in their Butterflies & Blooms exhibit. I eagerly drove up that Saturday, but many in Chicagoland had the same idea, and I didn’t feel like wasting fuel in a long line of cars. Instead, I returned last week and […]

Malachites for Mom

My mother has been coveting the Malachites Diptych I created last year. But then she also liked the Desktop Minis with their quotes, so I’ve had a mom-specific project knocking about in my head for some time. This year’s Mother’s Day was the perfect time to create a piece for her, incorporating her favorite stone, […]

Malachites in The Buzz exhibit

This Friday, October 19, marks the official FUSEDChicago opening of The Buzz. About 25 encaustic artists will gather from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. to explain their work to anyone passing through the Zhou B gallery 303 that evening. On Saturday and Sunday, a few artists will provide demonstrations of encaustic techniques to showcase this […]