News and Events
New Book Release
We're excited to announce that​​​​​ ​​ EMAILS FROM PARIS by S. Kay Burnett is now available on Apple Books.

The original artwork in this book is featured in her upcoming exhibition at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.

Juried Exhibition
Look Out Below by S. Kay Burnett was selected for inclusion in the Survey of Contemporary Encaustic at Chaffey Community Museum of Art , Ontario, CA by Juror Mat Gleason. This international exhibition is sponsored by International Encaustic Artists . The Gallery Exhibition is January 17 to March 9, 2019. The Artists' Reception is Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 2 to 4 pm.

Solo Exhibition

Emails From Paris, a collection of encaustic paintings and sculptures by S. Kay Burnett, is a solo exhibition on view in the First Gallery at the  San Luis Obispo Museum of Art .

​The exhibition is free and all are welcome to attend the opening reception on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 6 to 9 pm. A second reception will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 6 to 9 pm. On Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 12 to 1 pm, S. Kay Burnett will talk about her work at Art at High Noon.

Don't forget to mark your calendar. We hope to see you there.

Emails From Paris, First Gallery, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA.  Curator: Ruta Saliklis. February 1 - March 31, 2019
  1. Look Out Below by S. Kay Burnett, Encaustic Relief,  24 in x 24 in x 2 in
  1. Toy Boats by S. Kay Burnett, Encaustic 36 in x 36 in x 2 in
Recent Presentations
Presented by ​​​​ S. Kay Burnett  at FLUX: An Encaustic Retreat on September 28, 2018 in Santa Fe, NM.

A Gargoyle in Paris. Creating whimsical characters using simple wood and paper forms, wire, paper clay, and encaustic medium.

​Encaustic Relief. Adding depth to encaustic paintings using relief techniques "to raise" elements of design above the background plane.

Recent Exhibitions
Brushstrokes 2018, Art Center Morro Bay, Morro Bay, CA. Juror: Peter Charles. Presented by The Painters Group of the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. May 17 - June 25, 2018

Beacon Art Show 2018, San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church, San Luis Obispo, CA. Jurors: David Limrite, Angela Tahti, Rev. Rick Uhls. March 2 - 31, 2018.
Jewelbox 2018, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA. February 2 - April 1, 2018
Phantom Project 7, POP-UP Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA. Jurors: Larry Le Brane, Joanne Ruggles, and Peter Charles. Collaboration with S. Kay Burnett and Gerry Burnett. November 2 - 25, 2017

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