Desiree DeMars

Merging Ancient Wisdom+the Power of Neurscience

Curriculum Vitae


Magazine Article
: Together Magazine: Missional Wisdom Foundation Publications,
Spring 2019, Volume 1: Pg. 15, Southlake, TX

Magazine Article: ASHEVILLE MADE,
2018, May 2 Issue, Asheville, NC

Magazine Cover: Evolving: A Guide for Conscious Living,  Revolving, 14×12 Encaustic,
2016, June Issue, Santa Fe, NM

Mission Hospital/Asheville, Spring Green, 8×24 Encaustic,
2014, Public Collection, Asheville, NC

Sassafrass Studio & Gallery at Riverview Station: Current Works of Encaustic Paintings & Monoprints,
2011 Owner Exhibt, River Arts District, Asheville, NC

Dairyland Graphics: Ken Howell Barn Mural Project,
1975 Wisconsin Arts Board & The National Endowment for the Arts, Ashland, WI


Museum of Encaustic Art/Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

The International Encaustic Artists, Provincetown, RI

Studio @ Haw Creek Commons: By appointment 312-437-4325
315 Old Haw Creek Rd. Asheville, NC 28805

2020 Featured Artist: From Here & Far Gallery
, Art for the Body, Mind + Soul,
Current Works & Presentations
, February & March, Asheville, NC

2019 Curated National Exhibition: 50 States: 200 Artists, Museum of Encaustic Art,
Elemental, 12×24 Encaustic/Mixed Media, Santa Fe, NM

2018 Sixteenth Annual Grace Gallery Juried Exhibition, Ancestral Reflection, 24×18 Encaustic, and
Journey Home, 3-12×12 Encaustic/Mixed Media, Mills River, NC

2017 Members Gallery Selection: Permanent Collection, Museum of Encaustic Art,
Elemental, 12×24 Encaustic, Santa Fe, NM

2016 Juried Exhibition: Making Your Mark, Encaustic Art Institute & International Encaustic Artists,
Ancient Past, 2-12×12 Encaustic, Santa Fe, NM

2016 Artisan Materials Expo: Creative Ascension, Current Collection Exhibit & Teaching Workshops,
Foxy, 11×14 Encaustic Monoprint, Santa Fe, NM

2015 Fifth Annual Encaustic Art Institute Juried Exhibit,
Self Portrait, 24×18, Encaustic/Mixed Media, Santa Fe, NM

2014 The Art Center Juried Exhibition: Nature In Art,
Spring Green, 8×24 Encaustic and Forest III, 36×8, Highland Park, IL

2014 National Juried Exhibition: Big Bad Wax, Mount Dora Center for the Arts,
Elementary, 18×24 Encaustic, Mount Dora, FL

2013 EAI National Juried Encaustic Exhibition,
Eye of God, 24×18 Encaustic/Mixed Media, Santa Fe, NM

2013 Albuquerque Airport: Permanent Collection,
Revolving, 14×12 Encaustic/Mixed Media, Albuquerque, NM

2012 Greenville Museum of Art Special Exhibit: Art & Social Change, HONEY: Colony Collapse Disorder,
Kundalini Rising, 24×24 Encaustic, Greenville, SC

2011 Asheville Art Museum: The Front Gallery, Featured Exhibit: Elemental Embrace,
Current Works w/Guest Artist: Kat McIver, Asheville, NC

2010 Sassafrass Studio & Gallery at Riverview Station Opening/Owner,
Current Works & Open Studio Presentations, River Arts District, Asheville, NC

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