By layering color in varying hues and thickness, and then carving back into those layers, the varying deposits of pigment are revealed in ways that are reminiscent of those same varied layers of inner contemplation and contain small surprising jewels, much like those insights. My work continues to be a journey of discovery, an exploration of my thoughts about the world and my place in it.
Sandi Miot is an artist working primarily in encaustics. Her work is known and collected both nationally and internationally and has appeared on the sets of popular TV shows such as Friends, ER, and CSI: Miami. She has studied and worked extensively in a variety of mediums, from clay and glass to oil, pastels, and watercolor, but she especially loves the ancient mediums such as encaustic and gold leaf. Originally from Washington, D.C., she now lives in Novato, California, where she both works and teaches in her studio at the Novato Arts Center.