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Christine Towner

Zeeland, MI, United States

Christine Towner is an abstract expressionist who uses an ancient medium called encaustic wax. It is a blend of beeswax, damar varnish and oil paint pigment. It was revived in the1960's by Jasper Johns and is archival for any permanent collection. Christine has fine art education from both Kendall and Hope Colleges.She has attended numerous advanced courses from The Oxbow School of Chicago, National Encaustic experts, Joanne Materra, Paula Roland and the International Encaustic Association. She has a permanent collection encaustic monotype in the Encaustic Art Museum in Santa Fe, NM and has exhibited all over the US, 12 different cities in Michigan, Santa Fe, NM, Tucson, AZ, and Chicago. This will be her 8th time in ArtPrize. See christinetowner.com for further background and portfolio.

Christine's ArtPrize Entries

These are Christine's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

  • Photo of Hidden Messages

    Hidden Messages

    2017 ArtPrize Entry Christine Towner
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  • Photo of Resplendent Eruption

    Resplendent Eruption

    2016 ArtPrize Entry Christine Towner
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  • Photo of Industrial Decay: Fading of an American Dream

    Industrial Decay: Fading of an American Dream

    2014 ArtPrize Entry Towner + Tippett
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  • Photo of Creative Tension: A Mother-Daughter integration of abstract and design

    Creative Tension: A Mother-Daughter integration of abstract and design

    2013 ArtPrize Entry Christine Towner Emily Otto
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Christine's Past Work

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