Edited by Dawna Bemis

ProWax artists who offer workshops by region

Heidi F. Beal
Known for her generous and nurturing teaching style, Heidi encourages students to take their creativity to the next level. Workshops for beginning and intermediate students are held at a residential retreat-like setting.
Heidi F. Beal Fine Arts
Bakersfield, Calif.
David A. Clark
Encaustic Printmaking is a primer to the encaustic monotype and progresses to an exploration of the more advanced techniques involved in producing repeatable images while printing with wax.David A. Clark StudioPalm Springs, Calif.
Various workshops throughout the year in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan
Jeff Juhlin
Jeff offers private instruction workshops in introduction and advanced encaustic and non-encaustic monotype printmaking.
Jeff Juhlin Studio
Salt Lake City, Utah
Shawna specializes in teaching unique encaustic techniques to artists of all levels. Her private and semi-private workshops assist artists to reach their creative potential.
Shawna Moore Art
Whitefish, Mont.

Elise Wagner
Offering intimate group sessions (maximum of 3) that allow for individualized attention in encaustic collagraph printmaking and integrating encaustic painting with printmaking. One on one private/group schedule sessions and three day retreats also available.
Elise Wagner Studio
Portland, Ore.


Cheryl teaches encaustic one-on-one in her studio. She occasionally teaches other media there as well.
Cheryl McClure Studio
Overton, Texas

Encaustic Monotypes - All Levels; Mark Making On/Off the HotBox; Graphite/Carbon and Wax; Encaustic Painting. Comprehensive  workshops for the experienced and newcomers to encaustic.
Paula's Santa Fe Studio
Santa Fe, N.M.


Jeffery teaches beginning to master level classes in encaustic painting and printmaking. Printmaking classes taught include encaustic collagraph, chine-colle, carborundum prints, intaglio, silkscreen and screenprinting onto encaustic. Hirst maintains a studio in Chicago. Hirst also offers individual, private instruction and works with established artists to develop print projects.
Jeffrey Hirst Studio
Chicago, Ill.

Sarah Rehmer
Various workshops throughout the year in Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan

Elena De La Ville
Private or small group workshops in my studio in North Sarasota.
Encaustic, Cold Wax, Collage/Mixed Media, Photography. Contact for more info and dates.
Elena De La Ville Studio
Sarasota, Fla.
Helen DeRamus
Ongoing workshops in beginning to advanced encaustic painting, monotype printmaking, and abstract drawing techniques. Available are one and two day workshops, private instruction, and individual mentoring.
Helen DeRamus Studio
Hylla Evans
Hylla offers a residency and private classes in color theory and encaustic works on paper.
Hylla Evans Studio
Kat Fitzpatrick
Mixed media encaustic classes, artists of all levels. Studio accommodates up to four. Artist retreats, historic studio: meals, private bed, bath, LR and porch. One hour east of New Orleans.
Katfish Studio
Bay St. Louis, Miss.

Lynda Ray
Wherever you are Lynda will take you to the next level. Positive and critical dialogue create growth. Her teaching allows for consideration of the challenges of making art.
Various locations on the East Coast
Richmond, Va.

Corina S. Alvarezdelugo
Corina offers private and group instruction in the visual arts, including encaustic painting, printmaking and sculpture, with an emphasis in mixed media. Classes available for all levels: beginners to advanced.
Corina's Studio at Erector Square
New Haven, Conn.
Kim offers workshops in encaustic, sculpture, art/science, creativity and professional development nationally as a visiting artist, as well as privately out of her studio.
Rockland, Maine
Dorothy Cochran
Dorothy’s professional level workshops and classes focus on all forms of printmaking including relief, intaglio, lithography, and silkscreen. Specialized workshops include encaustic collagraph and monotype printmaking. Private consultation is available.
Various venues listed under events.
New York, New Jersey, and beyond
Joanne Mattera
A widely exhibited artist represented by galleries around the country, Joanne draws on her diverse professional background--curator, juror, reviewer, essayist, gallery director, visiting lecturer at the college level, and 20 years in publishing--to offer private mentoring and critiques to artists looking to advance in their career. Phone consultations anywhere, and individualized visits in the Boston area and New York City.
Laura Moriarty
Laura offers advanced painting workshops with an emphasis on excavation techniques and studio consultations.
Sedona Arts Center, Truro Center for the Arts, and R&F Handmade Paints
Kingston, N.Y.

Lisa Pressman

Lisa teaches workshops that focus on an approach to art making that includes using oil and cold wax or encaustic and mixed media.
N.J. and beyond
West Orange, N.J.
Established in 1996. The wealth of information we've accumulated stems from our enthusiasm for the paints we manufacture. We balance thorough presentations with ample work time and substantial material access.
R&F Handmade Paints Factory
Kingston, N.Y.
Deborah Winiarski
Year-round workshops: Introduction to Encaustic Painting - The Basics and Beyond, Encaustic Monotype Printmaking, Encaustic in Three Dimensions.
The Art Students League of New York
New YorkCity

I offer individual mentoring, private and small group Encaustic Workshops from my studio. Accommodating different levels of experience, I aim to support individual development of painting and artistic practice.
Raé Miller
Raé teaches classes in encaustic painting, monotype, and painting on paper for artists at all levels. She also offers customized classes, project development assistance, and private instruction. Raé opens her studio to individual selected artist retreats.
Raé Miller Studio/Gallery, Fabrica La Aurora
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Lora Murphy
Contemporary Portraiture in Encaustic. The step by step instruction will show you how to approach a portrait or figure from the initial drawing to the final highlight.
Laura Murphy Studios, Seacliff
Aarhus, Denmark

Workshops By Appointment

Three days by appointment
Evans Encaustic
Two to three days by appointment
Evans Encaustic
By appointment
Evans Encaustic

Private career coaching and mentoring
By phone anywhere and individualized visits in the Boston area and New York City

Paula Roland

By appointment
Mentoring by the hour
Paula Roland Studio or by phone
Santa Fe, N.M.