Kathryn Bevier ArtWorks Studio

My NEW studio is located on the third floor of

The Lower Mill Building 
61 North Main St
Honeoye Fall, NY 14472

Did you know that I offer private lessons? Are you needing professional feedback or a fresh perspective on your art? Contact me for detailed information about what I can offer you. Most materials provided depending on lesson. My expertise is with both Encaustic and 


Kathryn Bevier ArtWorks OPEN STUDIO TIMES 
My studio is open to artists who want to work with wax, benefiting from community, but do not require instruction. All supplies provided except substrates. Book ahead to reserve a station. Please contact me for all information 585-230-7232 or for pricing, policy and availability. Times may vary, but typically I am open 10 am - 3 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays. 

To register for all workshops or open studio times please email me at 

All workshops takes place in my new studio located on the third floor of The Lower Mill Building 61 North Main St in Honeoye Fall, NY 

Guest Artist Erin Keane will be teaching Wax, Paper, Thread: Encaustic Journals 
June 21-23, 2019

Wax nostalgic, wax poetic, wax philosophical, and wax creative! We will explore methods of encaustic monotype in the creation of books and journals. On the first day, we will infuse a multitude of papers with colorful prints, patterns, and designs using encaustic beeswax paint. On the second day, we will sew beautiful hard cover books using historical Coptic Binding and your favorite printed papers. On the third day, your remaining collection of pages will be bound into tactile, tantalizing soft cover journals using Woven Long  stitch. Your books can be thematic, conceptual, or simply full of creative meanderings. All levels welcome.
Cost $500 - all materials included 
10:00-4:00 each day Class is Full - waitlist only

Encaustic En Plein Aire

July 13th and 14th 
Join me in this unique opportunity to paint the landscape en plein aire using the encaustic technique of painting with pigmented beeswax. This workshop allows you to be inspired by the beautiful scenery of Linwood Gardens, while also working with a painting style ideal for creating depth and beautiful texture evocative of a natural setting. No experience necessary, as I will guide you step by step in a variety of easy application processes ideal for the encaustic process. You will not only treasure the experience, but will enjoy creating a true, one of a kind, piece of art. In case of inclement weather the class will have to be cancelled and all monies refunded. All materials will be provided including a light lunch and snack.
10 am - 3 pm 
Cost $165 for either day or $297 for both days. 
Please contact me to register at

Expanding your Encaustic Horizons at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts YEAH!!!
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday July 29-31

Are you ready to explore painting with wax? Join Kathryn Bevier for a 4th year returning to Lyme Academy College of Fine Art. She will walk you through the basic fundamentals of the encaustic process and then you will have the opportunity to go further through focusing on several techniques, with plenty of hands on time for creating your own art work.
The encaustic medium offers a fantastic array of opportunities to work with all sorts of mixed media products. From pastels and pigment sticks we will explore the various ways in which to incorporate mixed media in a sound and archival way. We will begin with basic collage and image transfer methods and then move into exploring the addition of pastels and other dry media ending with the use of pigment sticks. You will be amazed at how versatile this medium is and the interesting effects you can achieve.
This is a highly exploratory workshop where the focus will be on opening up to the spontaneous nature of creativity, while also learning the proper ways of working with mixed media as it pertains to encaustic.
10am to 3 pm
cost $350 - all materials provided. 

For More Information 
and to register Contact Kristen Brady 

3 Dimensional Forms Meet Wax 
at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
Thursday and Friday August 1-2

I am super excited to be teaching this workshop at Lyme Academy. 
Use the encaustic medium to fuse sculptural form with the wax painting technique. In this class you will have the opportunity to create a variety of simple forms and structures using recyclable materials and found objects as your armature. Once created, we will consider how the addition of color will play a role in the forms created. Finally, we will use the encaustic technique of fusing liquid wax onto the forms to complete our structures. No prior encaustic experience required.
10am to 3pm
cost $225 all materials included
For More Information and to register Contact Kristen Brady


Back to ArtWorks Studio from August 14th through 18th - if you register for more than one class in this session, I will prorate your fee, please contact me for details

Getting Started with Encaustic 
Wednesday, August 14th

Are you fascinated by the look and feel of art created with wax? Learning encaustic techniques is equally intriguing. In this workshop you will learn the fundamental principles of working with pigmented wax to create your own encaustic art. This is a comprehensive workshop and perfect to get you primed for all other workshops held at Kathryn Bevier ArtWorks Studio. 

10 am - 3 pm Cost: $165 - All materials are included in the cost of this workshop. 

Collage with Encaustic Paint
Thursday, August 15th

Collage helps us tap into an inner voice that often times we don’t pay attention to. Using wax as the binder adds to the depth of the encapsulated thoughts and ideas.  In this workshop you will learn the basic application techniques of working with encaustic wax medium to assemble your collage. You will also learn glazing techniques and various ways in which you can enhance the surface of the wax layers. 
All materials will be provided however, participants are encouraged to bring items for collage. Stamps, thin papers, newsprint, threads, pressed plants, etc. are some suggestions. There will be plenty of materials available to work from.
10 am - 3 pm Cost: $145

Encaustic with Mixed Media 
Friday, August 16th

The encaustic medium offers a fantastic array of opportunities to work with all sorts of mixed media products. From inks to pastels, onto pigment sticks and more, you will be amazed at how versatile this medium is and the interesting effects you can achieve. This is a highly exploratory workshop where the focus will be on opening up to the spontaneous nature of creativity. Please join me in this workshop where you will gain a wealth of knowledge on enhancing your understanding of working with encaustic paints in an archival way. 
10 am - 3 pm Cost: $145 
All materials are included in the cost of this workshop. 

Creating 3D Form - Incorporating Encaustic 
2 Day Workshop Saturday & Sunday, August 17th & 18th

Expand your horizons and step into working more dimensionally with the encaustic medium. On Day 1 we will build a multitude of forms and suitable substrates using a variety of materials. On Day 2 we will dip into our waxy journey of embellishing our creations. This workshop really highlights the workability of wax and opens the mind up to our natural ability to problem solve while also engaging us in a highly tactile process. The results will be a surprising and exciting assortment of Color and Form. (If you register for other encaustic workshops between August 14th and 18th, you will receive a 10% discount)No prior encaustic experience required. All materials supplied. 
10am to 3pm Cost: $265 


My travel Abroad!!

ONCE AGAIN!!! Lora Murphy and I are offering Art and Soul Journey to Ireland scheduled for September 7th - 15th at The Burren College of Fine Arts . Email Kathryn for itinerary at to receive the full itinerary. It is a trip of a lifetime and one spot remains.

*Cancellation PolicyIn the unfortunate event that you need to cancel on a workshop that I am either hosting an instructor or teaching alongside another instructor, a 15% deduction will taken on the deposit if cancelled prior to one month of the workshop. If a cancellation happens during the month prior to the workshop, there will be no reimbursement of the deposit. If you have paid for the workshop in full and need to cancel, there will be no reimbursement of monies if cancelled the week prior to the start of the workshop. Please make sure you understand the cancellation policy before registering. 
If I cancel a workshop, all monies will be returned. 

Kathryn Bevier ArtWorks Studio
Please contact Kathryn Bevier for all information 585-230-7232 or

Other Classes I teach, to be rescheduled soon -

Encaustic Printmaking Workshop

Using wax based paints to create prints is such a great way to explore your visual language. The prints you produce in this workshop are works of art and can be framed or used as mixed media elements for future work.   
You will learn essential information on the printing process with encaustic paints, from set-up, free form printing, how to work from registration for mono-type printing, as well as a wide array of application techniques. You will also learn how the different pigments and papers behave for a better understanding on how to achieve the results you desire. 

Class size limited to 4 people. 
All materials are included in the cost of this workshop. 

Image Transfer with Wax 

There are many ways in which to transfer images using encaustic wax medium as the surface. In this workshop we will focus on transferring printed images from your personal photographs or graphics. In addition to learning basic techniques of encapsulating these images you will learn ways in which to enhance them with the use of encaustic paint, pigment sticks and pastel applications. 
All materials are included in the cost of this workshop.


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