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October

Michele Bernet Exhibit Opening, Nature’s Array

October 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
35 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Michele Bernet is the featured artist at the Visitors Information Center Gallery. Her show is titled Natures Array

Her work features encaustic painting which is a mixed media technique which involves heating beeswax with damar resin and colored pigments painted on a wood surface. Encaustic comes from the Greek word Enkaustikos, meaning to burn in.
The oldest portraits that are Encaustic are the Fayum mummy portraits from 100-300 AD.
Also featured are cold wax and oil paintings. The cold wax is mixed with beeswax and added to oil paint and is painted on a wood panel.

Michele Bernet was born in Cleveland, Ohio
She studied at Christie Manson and Woods decorative arts Program in London, England
She is a curator at Pelham Historical society since 2000 and current Board member of Amherst History Museum


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Date: October 3
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Address: 35 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

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