Participants in the Upstairs’ encaustic workshop each completed several pieces. (photo by Margaret Curtis)

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Upstairs Artspace holds two-day encaustic workshop

Published 9:17am Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The participants left the workshop with numerous finished pieces in different styles.
The workshop was held to coincide with the Upstairs’ current exhibit, Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustic. Virginia Commonwealth University’s Reni Gower, an expert in the field, curated the show, which was made possible by a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation. Heated Exchange will be on display through Nov. 17.
The gallery is located at 49 S. Trade St., Tryon. For more information, call 828-859-2828 or visit the Upstairs’ website, www.upstairsartspace.org.
–article submitted by Harold Maass

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