Thanks to my receiving the 2011 Beckmann Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis, I will be heading to Leavenworth, Washington in March for a two-week artist residency. I couldn’t be more excited to spend this time in the beautiful surroundings of the area soaking up inspiration from nature and focusing on a new body of work. But that’s not all! Part of my time there will be spent teaching and presenting at an encaustic retreat with three other artists. So, if you will be in the vicinity (about two hours from Seattle) in March, sign up for a great weekend here.