Rodney, a self taught artist, has been working with mixed media art for over 30 years in his studio in northern California. He has developed a passion for the encaustic medium and finding ways to incorporate drawing and non-traditional materials in layers of encaustic wax. Rodney has shown in galleries throughout the country and has contributed writing and artwork for four books on encaustic art. He has taught workshops and has provided presentations at several encaustic conferences on a variety of subjects. He also has a business making custom wood art panels known for their beauty and exquisite attention to detail.