New Classes and Workshops for 2016!

Classes / Fall 2015

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

Maya Chachava / Moira

Featured Artist / November 2015
Maya Chachava

NW Encaustic proudly presents the encaustic work of Maya Chachava on display thru the month of Novemmber. Join us Thursday, November 12 from 6-9pm for the WS Art Walk show opening.

Linda Robertson

Featured Artist / July-August 2015
Linda Robertson

NW Encaustic proudly presents the encaustic work of Linda Robertson on display thru the months of August and September. Join us Thursday, August 13 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.