Wax and Plaster: The Illusionistic Encaustic and Venetian Plaster Paintings of Mike McMath

Opening Reception: February 1st 2019, 7:00 PM

Join us for the opening of our winter exhibition focusing on the practice of infusing pigment into a medium intended to enhance or decorate structural surfaces. Roots of such practices are found throughout the ancient Mediterranean world and with specific references found at the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Light refreshments will be served. $15, $10 Members/Students.

Exhibition: February 2nd-April 28th, 2019

About the Artist

Mike McMath holds a BFA in Fine Arts with an emphasis in drawing and paintings from the Univestiy of Michigan. He is the founder and owner of FauxPlay Decorative Painting, specializing in faux finishes, marble effects, murals, gold and silver leaf, stone effects and more. Combining his two passoins of music and art, he created his own performance art event, Empty Canvas. This acoustic group is a special presentation of music and art. Mike shares lead and back-up vocals while painting an image on canvas from start to finish in two hours. The music is an eclectic mix of classic rock, alternative, and original music.