JANISE YNTEMA

Janise Yntema creates subtle tranquil works in the ancient technique of encaustic painting: beeswax, resin and pigment, fused with heat. She is noted as one of the foremost contemporary artists working in this material. With her recent inclusion of original photography, she has brought a contemporary platform to this historic medium, blurring the boundary between photography and painting. 

 

Within the genre of landscape, Yntema’s use of beeswax has brought an environmental context to her work. Questions of ecological alterations, both visual and covert, are reflected and bring to dialogue issues of permanency and sustainability. 

"Of things past" opens at the Green Door Gallery on Thursday 29 September

and runs until Sunday  16 October 2022.