• Phase Change

    Phase Change

    Curtis Center for the Arts, Greenwoods Village, CO
    Phase Change is a collaboration between K Rhynus Cesark, Andrea Gordon, Annakatrin Kraus, Bruce Price, Sara Ransford, Chandler Romeo, Martha Russo, and Tina Suszynski—a group of artists who completed the “Artists Invite Artists” residency at Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, Montana. The title of the exhibition, Phase Change is an investigation of ceramic materiality, surfaces, and firing techniques.

    Review in DARIA MAgazine:
    DARIA: Denver Art Review, Inquiry & Analysis

  • Art at the Intersection of Technology and Tradition

    Art at the Intersection of Technology and Tradition

    Red Brick Center for the Arts Aspen, CO
    March - Sept 2020

  • SOFA Chicago Anderson Ranch Arts Center "TEA"

    October 2015

  • Fall 2014 Exhibitions

    Western Colorado Center for the Arts
    Ceramic Sculpture; Group Exhibition
    Curated by Sam Harvey
    Oct 3- Nov 14 2014
    Artist Talk: October 3, 2014 6:30 pm

    Colorado Mountain College, ArtShare Gallery, Glenwood Springs , CO
    Solo Exhibition; K Rhynus Cesark / Floating Compression
    Porcelain Sculpture, Encaustic Painting and a Mixed Media Site-specific Installation
    November 14, 2014- Jan. 4, 2015
    Opening Reception November 14, 2014

    Carbondale Clay Center
    Group Invitational Exhibition
    September 5 - September 26 2014
    Opening Reception Friday Sept 5, 2014

  • Fall 2014 Teaching

    Colorado Mountain College, Aspen Colorado:
    Ceramics III
    Studio Art: Painting, Encaustic Collage and Printmaking
    Special Projects: Visual Arts / Ceramics Program Coordinator

    Wyly Art Center Basalt, CO
    Collage and Paint
    September 26, 27, 28

  • Workshops/ Current Exhibitions

    Anderson Ranch Arts Center
    Snowmass Village, CO


    Demystifying Encaustic: painting, collage, sculpture – D1222

    K Rhynus Cesark

    DATES: August 18 – 22, 2014

    SKILL LEVEL: Open to all

    CONCEPT: This open-format class offers guidance and instruction to demystify the use of encaustic in a wide range of 2- and 3-D applications. Students can choose to work in 2-D painting and collage, relief work or sculpture through the creation of multiples. Those wanting to explore 3-D encaustic techniques learn wax casting and building, using plaster, clay, latex and found and fabricated object transformation. K Rhynus Cesark helps students explore and discover new avenues through this seductive, translucent medium.

    MEDIA & TECHNIQUES: Encaustic painting techniques. Choosing a substrate, mixing medium, mixing encaustic paint from oil paint, xerox and color transfers, collage techniques; a variety of surface techniques including stencils and masks, incising, oil pastels, pigment sticks, metal leafing, indirect and direct transfers, graphite/carbon paper and encaustic tools. Students are encouraged to bring reference materials, collage materials; photographs, text, 2- and 3-D porous and nonporous surfaces.

    ACTIVITIES: Experimental and traditional demonstrations of 2- and 3-D encaustic painting and sculpture techniques. Individual and group critiques, keynote lectures and individual work time led by K Rhynus Cesark.

    Wyly Art Center
    Basalt, CO
    Mixed Media Painting, Collage and Sculpture

    Monday – Thursday, July 28 – 31
    9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    adults, all skill levels (beginners or first timers through professional artists)
    $351 members /// $390 non-members
    You choose your focus! This workshop will address two- and three-dimensional approaches (both on and off the wall) to working with mixed media, collage, paint and sculpture. Encaustic and alternative transfer techniques will be demonstrated. Bring your ideas, collections, found or constructed objects and join K in a fun information packed week.
    Request a supply list.

  • Arrowmont Center for Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg TN.

    2015 Workshops Encaustic, Print and Collage May 31 - June 5
    more information soon......