Tipping Points: Changing Paradigms

Charyl Weissbach, 36″ x 36″, Encaustic, 23K gold leaf, and silk on panel, 2018
Debra Claffey, 24″ x 24″, Oil and wax paint, monotype, graphite on paper on panel, 2018
Donna Hamil Talman, 33″ x 22″, Encaustic, monotype, ink, pencil, oil pastels, 2015
Patricia Gerkin, 48″ x 12″, Encaustic, oil stick, metal leaf, 2014

TIPPING POINTS: Changing Paradigms
October 9–November 9, 2018
Artist Talk: October 18, 6-6:30PM
Artist Reception: October 18, 6-8PM
Thayer Academy Gallery
www.thayer.org/gallery

Four artists who use mixed mediums of encaustic, oil and cold wax, charcoal, and metal leaf – Debra Claffey, Patricia Gerkin, Donna Hamil Talman, and Charyl Weissbach – make up the art collective Elemental.

Charyl Weissbach, 36″ x 36″, Encaustic, 23K gold leaf, and silk on panel, 2018
Debra Claffey, 24″ x 24″, Oil and wax paint, monotype, graphite on paper on panel, 2018

This exhibit explores the interconnectedness of all living things, our responsibilities toward our environment, our efforts to recognize the fragility of our Earth, and the need to restore balance to preserve its beauty and sustainability.

Donna Hamil Talman, 33″ x 22″, Encaustic, monotype, ink, pencil, oil pastels, on Kitakata paper, 2015
Patricia Gerkin, 48″ x 12″, Encaustic, oil stick, metal leaf, on panel, 2014

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