Friends School of Minnesota art teacher Laura Pereira spent her summer doing entomological research and making new encaustic painting which will be shown October 30 – November 2, 2013 at the Flow Art Space. There will be an Artist Reception on November 1, 7-9 p.m.

Seventeen Years by Laura Pereira
Seventeen Years by Laura Pereira

Encaustic is a process in which pigment is mixed with beeswax and applied to the painting surface while hot. Each layer is fused together using a propane torch or heat gun. Laura’s paintings explore relationships between environment, experience, movement, and change. Check out Laura’s art on her website

Archedictyon n. [Gr. arche, beginning; diktyon, net] (ARTHROPODA Insecta) The irregular network of cuticular ridges on the wings of many fossils; a name given to the hypothetical scheme of wing venation proposed for the common ancestor of all winged insects

Artist Reception November 1, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Live music by Pioneers of Aerial Photography featuring Eddie Estrin

Flow Art Space
308 Prince Street, Suite 218
St. Paul, MN 55101
(Above Black Dog Cafe)

Visiting Hours Wed, Thurs, Fri 1-6, Sat 11-4, or by appointment


Laura Pereira is a fiscal year 2013 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota Through a grant form the Minnesota State Arts Board thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.