Membership information

The Encaustic Art Institute is proud to announce that we have over 200 members now throughout our nation, and in Canada, Australia, Mexico, and Italy. Our website and blog site continue to grow and flourish.  If you are not currently a member, we would encourage you to explore our website and blog to learn more — then click on the Become a Member/Renewal page .

If you are interested in encaustic, but not an artist yourself you can still support the movement by becoming a supporting member of the Encaustic Art Institute. For more information about that, click on the Support Us page under ABOUT.

Your membership benefits include receipt of e-mails alerting members to exhibition opportunities; participation in juried and all-member exhibitions; listing on the Institute’s blog and a link to your own website; use of the Institute’s library; and priceless opportunities to network with other wax artists living and working throughout the world.

Please add the following email addresses: and to your Contacts list of your email program so that you will receive email from us.

If at any time through the year you notice that you have not been receiving email from EAI, please contact our Membership Coordinator Adrienne Mehrens:  as soon as possible so that we can correct the problem. We use Constant Contact as our mailing program.  Within a few days of submitting your membership form, you will receive a welcome email and any current or upcoming calls for art. If you do not receive your welcome email, please contact Adrienne as soon as possible. You may unsubscribe from our mailings at any time, but if you decide to unsubscribe from our mailings, please check our blog and website often so that you will be aware of any events, calls for art or other information that you would miss if you unsubscribe.

Your membership runs for one calendar year from the date your membership became effective. We will send you a renewal notice the month your membership will be due.  If you have questions about your membership or need to update your contact information, please email Adrienne.

  1. We will list your name and personal website on the blog if you send that information to Michael Billie, EAI Social Media Director, at You may send images of your work to put on the member artwork slideshow. Please contact Michael with any questions as to how to submit your images.
  2. News items and jpg images for EAI Facebook page should be e-mailed to Michael Billie.

Also, don’t forget to send us your art! We will hold one piece from each member so that there is a piece of your art on display if you have not submitted work for a member show.  Click on Send us Your Art  tab for more information.

Check our website and blog often and send us information about your own encaustic art activities: