Vashty Hawkins lives in Toronto and is a member of Gallery 1313 (g1313.org). She is also artist in residence at Royal Porcupine Productions Theatre Company, administrative assistant at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and on the Board of Directors for Queen West Art Crawl.
Our Dancing Daughters 6×6 encaustic
Vashty is an encaustic and acrylic artist (www.artbyvashty.webs.com) with influences including pop art, art nouveau, classic film, and fashion design. She currently teaches monthly encaustic workshops at Yellow House Gallery & Framing in Toronto’s east end (www.yellowhousegallery.ca)
Winter is Coming 6 x 6 encaustic
She is drawn to vibrant female images and uses encaustic wax, acrylic paints, inks, collage elements, image transfer, stenciling, beading, and other mixed media. She is also a digital photographer, blending some of her own images into fine art pieces.
Mr Skull 8×10 collage on panel
Wreath of Spires 20 x 20 encaustic