Emma Ashby grew up on the East Coast of England, UK, where her deep affection for coastal landscapes was cultivated. It’s a love affair that has continued to grow in her twenty years of living on the East Coast of New England and is reflected in the atmosphere and emotion of her paintings.
Emma paints with pigmented molten beeswax, which is an ancient medium called ‘encaustic’. She is one of the few artists, working with encaustic, who is known for landscape painting, and what makes her work especially unique is her use of clay. As the artist explains “I wanted to incorporate clay into the layers o... READ MORE