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Martha Rea Baker recently completed two additional paintings from the 2017 Hill Country Arts Foundation art retreat.
This diptych, created with liquid and heavy body acrylic paints on Ampersand 2″ cradled Gessobord, is enhanced with oil pastel and china marker line work.
A studio shot of Martha showing work created during the retreat–a productive start to 2017!
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Martha Rea Baker is honored to be included in this upcoming book co-authored by Rebecca Crowell and Jerry McLaughlin on the subject of cold wax medium. This much anticipated book, Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts and Conversations is currently at the printers and will be available soon.
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Martha Rea Baker recently returned from her twelfth year attending the non-assisted annual art retreat in Ingram, TX at the Hill Country Arts Foundation. She worked in acrylic on canvases and panels, finishing two paintings and four more nearing completion.
Stay tuned—–more work will be posted when finished!
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With this last painting completed in 2016 we send warm wishes for a creative and productive new year! Martha Rea Baker will be returning to the Texas Hill Country for her twelvth annual January painting retreat. The Hill Country Arts Foundation provides an inspirational setting for both visual and performing arts and is an excellent resource for professional artists and students, alike.
Stay tuned — we will post work completed during the retreat which culminates with an exhibit in the Duncan-McAshan Visual Arts Center on the HCAF campus.
Cheers, Studio Tres Picos and Martha Rea Baker
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Martha Rea Baker has been selected as one of the artists in the Miniature section of the annual gala and sale benefiting the Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque NM.
Friday Premiere: The exhibit opens Friday, October 21, 6pm – 9pm. For the serious art collector, join a limited group to view and purchase the artwork in an intimate environment.
Saturday Preview: October 22, 10am – 2pm
Saturday Gala: A cocktail party in the exhibition gallery with the opportunity to purchase art while enjoying the lively atmosphere with friends and the artists.
For her submission, Baker has created encaustic mixed media paintings from her Desert Rhythms series on 12″ x 12″ x 2″ cradled panels.
Click or scroll over each paintings to view the details.