International Encaustic Artists

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About us

The International Encaustic Artists (IEA) is a non-profit, professional artists' organization that seeks to raise the level of excellence in fine art encaustic work by providing a global information exchange and by raising interest about encaustic in the art world and with the general public.

Founded in 2005, IEA remains the oldest and largest professional membership organization for encaustic art, and is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 educational institution. We encourage innovation in the rich tradition of art made with wax through publications, electronic media, exhibitions, conferences and retreats, which offer workshops and presentations.

IEA is funded through membership dues, its education program, as well as corporate and member donations. The membership of IEA includes over 375 artists spanning three continents with members in thirty-four states in the U.S., five provinces in Canada, and artists in Mexico, Europe and Asia.



Contact information

Date Founded: 2005

Government ID number: 20-8365526

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Phone: 6613731518

120 Brightstone Circle, Folsom, CA, US

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