Today, we introduce you to Penny Treese, an artist who uses a fascinating technique called encaustic painting. Welcome, Penny!
Where did you grow up? If not Atlanta, what brought you here?
I grew up in a rural town called Mahomet (population 2,000) in central Illinois just outside Champagne. I played in the forest in my back yard and the cornfields in my front yard. An ideal childhood for a budding artist with a huge imagination. In 1992, after graduating Cum Laude from Illinois State University with an art and design degree, I moved to Atlanta to start a career as a graphic designer and art director. Over the next decade and a half, I worked at most of the successful agencies as a high-end graphic designer and art director…..READ MORE