Carrie Knupp is an Award Winning Encaustic Artist from Mt. Dora, Florida. Encaustic is an ancient technique, dating back over 4000 years. She uses molten Beeswax and colored Pigments and fuses each layer with a torch.
Carrie studied at the Art Institute of Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1972, and Rollins College, Winter Park, graduating in 1983.
Carrie has also studied with many world renown artists. She would like to give a special thanks to Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch for introducing her to the wonderful world of encaustic painting.
Acquiring numerous awards, Carrie believes her greatest satisfaction, was when she taught Art and Art History to children, both here and abroad.
Carrie now focuses exclusively on creating Fine Art and Jewelry in her studio, "Encaustic Guru”, Leesburg, Florida.
“Art comes from your Heart, and is a way of seeing the World in a way very few people ever do, but I would have it no other way.”