Kelly McGrath

Director of Education at R&F Handmade Paints

Kelly part of the regular staff at R&F Handmade paints and the organizer of workshop activities. She is available to answer all questions relating to workshops via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or over the phone at 1-800-206-8088. 

Throughout the year Kelly also enjoys teaching in Assemblage and other classes that delve into 3D and sculpting techniques. 


Kelly is excited to help other artists explore encaustic as a dynamic material for all applications. As an arts educator she has been invited to present and teach at the International Encaustic Conference, the Loomis Chaffee School, and Women's Studio Workshop. An emerging artist, her work was featured in the 2009 Kingston Sculpture Biennial, and she has completed several mural commissions. Kelly enjoys working with other artists to creatively problem solve, presenting group workshops and private instruction geared toward combining Encaustic and Pigment Sticks with sculptural methods. She earned her BFA in Sculpture from SUNY New Paltz in 2007, and has been with R&F since 2009.  Her experiences include an internship at Women’s Studio Workshop, and work as a studio assistant for a number of artists in and around the Hudson Valley.  

Upcoming Classes 

Encaustic Assemblage

  • 6/14-6/16 2017
  • 9/27-9/29 2017
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