A DC Collective of Encaustic Artists

Kathy Anderson


A former special educator, Kathy is now happily a colorful artist who can be found in her studio in Ohio or Takoma Park, MD when she’s not reading, cooking or gardening.

David Evans


David Evans has worked in 46 countries as an award-winning documentary filmmaker and photographer. The stories, artifacts, and visual impressions he encounters in his travels inform his encaustic aesthetic.

Nancy Hacskaylo


Nancy is an award-winning graphic designer specializing in exhibition graphics. She is the Senior Graphic Designer at the Freer and Sackler Galleries at the Smithsonian.

Marty Ittner


When not heating up wax, Marty is Creative Director at m-Art, her graphic design firm in Takoma Park, MD. She serves on the board of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center and as a Steward for Friends of Sligo Creek.

Katie Dell Kaufman


Katie is a teacher, a facilitator, and an award winning encaustic and assemblage artist.  She holds classes and workshops in encaustic, collage and assemblage in Takoma Park, and in her studio at the Gateway CDC Art Center in Brentwood, Maryland.

Kevin Milstead


Kevin is an award-winning architect specializing in historic preservation and adaptive re-use. He is a Senior Associate with Shalom Baranes Associates, Architects.