THE ENSO CIRCLE: DESIGNED AND LED BY MICHELLE BELTO AND LYN BELISLE
Michelle's Bio and Story
Michelle Belto is a multi-faceted artist and teacher, whose work as an artist, educator and author spans more than forty years, three continents and multiple publications. She holds degrees and certifications in Fine Art, Theater and Expressive Arts. Michelle’s teaching schedule includes instruction in her signature work with paper and wax (Wax and Paper Workshop, Northlight Press 2012) and her life’s work developing an insightful process for deciphering meaning and purpose from the art we create. Her work is in private, corporate and museum collections. Michelle is a CORE teacher for R&F Paints and an adjunct faculty at Southwest School of Art where she teaches a variety of encaustic painting courses.
Lyn's Bio and Story
Lyn Belisle is an award-winning teacher, artist, designer, and writer, who has taught a range of fine arts, humanities, English, and graphic design throughout her career. Lyn teaches mixed-media workshops at Lyn Belisle Studio in San Antonio. She also teaches nationally, recently in Santa Fe, Provincetown, and Washington State. Her online mixed-media workshops are hosted at Lyn Belisle Studio on Teachable. Her signature media are earthenware, paper, encaustic, and fiber. She has had six one-person gallery exhibits since 2011, and recently retired from the faculty at the Computer Science Department at Trinity University. Lyn is an active member of the San Antonio Art League, the Fiber Artists of San Antonio, the San Antonio Potters' Guild, the Encaustic Art institute, the International Encaustic Artists, and The American Craft Council.
Michelle and Lyn in a workshop collaboration, 2017