September 2017

 

Dale Roberts

 

Dale O. Roberts received his AAS from Rochester Institute and graduated Cum Laude with a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia.  Dale is a representational artist whose specialty is encaustic painting, a hot wax medium. He has been painting for over twenty years.  Encaustic is a painting medium dating back to Roman times. Beeswax, resin and dry pigment are combined, heated and applied warm to rigid panels. The final step is a "burning in" which fuses the painting layers, resulting in aluminous, textured, cloisonné like surface. It is a rich and sumptuous finish. Dale has been honing his skills in this medium for over twenty years and is a master of the process.  Dale finds inspiration in the everyday objects and terrain of life and elevates them through his consummate skill with wax, pigment, color, line and composition to a level for further consideration by the viewer. 
 

 Artist's Statement 
The work I am currently engaged in is a continued refinement of a visual dialogue with life. Changing relationships of light, air and color, specific season and time of day, are the foundational structures underpinning my work. A yearning to see and interpret more clearly and truthfully defining qualities intrinsic to each subject has become my obsession. The interactive process of painting in itself, with its history, both personal nd universal, is the backdrop and the lens which places each new effort in context.     www.dalerobertsencaustic.com

 

 

Willingboro Kennedy Center

Saturday

September 10, 2017

9:30am - 11:30am

 

Meeting Location:

429 John F. Kennedy Way

Room 300

Willingboro NJ 08046