An American painter, sculptor, and print maker, born in Augusta, Georgia, in 1930. He is one of the artists credited with leading American art in the 1950s away from Abstract Expressionism into Pop Art and Minimal Art.
Karl Zerbe A major 20th Century figure in the revival of the use of encaustic. He was the head of Painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 1937-1955
A professional artists' organization that seeks to raise the level of excellence in fine art encaustic work by providing global information exchange and raising interest about encaustics in the art world and with the general public.
Founded and directed by Joanne Mattera, now in conjunction with Truro Center for the Arts, aims to offer technical information about the medium while underscoring the concept of encaustic as a means of expressing an artist's unique vision.