About

Nanette Newbry is a contemporary painter and printmaker who works in encaustic. She completed her BA in Visual and Theatre Arts at the University of California San Diego, along with a ten year career as an actor and model. Nanette's skills as a graphic designer are often incorporated into her work, including her love of typography, her color expertise and digital competence.
She lives in Carlsbad, California, and is drawn to its unique quality of light. She teaches encaustic to intimate groups as well as online.
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Pictured above: Excursion Twelve encaustic monotypes on Rives with backlighting 104 x 60 inches

EDUCATION

2021 Carbon and Encaustic Workshop

2006, 2012, 2014 Encaustic Workshops: RF Paints; Paula Roland

2001 Extended Studies, Barbara Kruger, University of California



1990 B.A., Major Visual Arts, Minor Theatre Arts, University of California, La Jolla


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2021 Violet Salon and Gallery, Encinitas, California


2012 Violet Salon and Gallery, Encinitas, California


2010 Image and Memory, Ivanffy-Uhler Gallery, Carlsbad, California


2007 Back Forward Everyday, N Newbry Gallery, Carlsbad, California

2003 New Work, City of San Diego, Benjamin Public Library, San Diego


2003 Inside/Out, N Newbry Gallery, Carlsbad, California

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2016 Group Exhibition, Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, California


2016 Group Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Marin, California


2014 Regional Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, Balboa Park, California

2014 Encaustic Monotypes, Miles Conrad Gallery,Tucson, Arizona


2014 Group Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, Balboa Park, California


2013 San Diego Art Institute International Show, Balboa Park, California


2013 Cannon Gallery Biennial: Carlsbad, California


2013 Group Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, Balboa Park, California


2012 Group Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California


2011 Group Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California


2010 Cannon Gallery Biennial: Juror’s Award, Carlsbad, California


2009 Group Exhibition, Ivanffy-Uhler Gallery, Carlsbad, California


2008 The Contemporary Scroll, San Diego Art Institute, Balboa Park, California


SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2006 Sandboxed, Carlsbad, California


2005 Henri Bobo Comes and Goes, Del Mar, California


2002 CrossFire, Leucadia, California
2002 Henri Bobo and Ground Zero, New York, New York


2000 Henri Bobo and Rhoda, Encinitas, California


 

AWARDS


2016 Honorable Mention, Front Porch Gallery


2014 Juror’s Award, San Diego Art Institute


2013 Juror’s Choice, Cannon Gallery Biennial


2007 Honorable Mention, San Diego Art Institute

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS


Museum of Encaustic Art

Encaustic Art Institute

Private and corporate collections: United States, France, United Kingdom

 

PUBLICATIONS


2014 Encaustic Art Magazine, “Excursions and In-Between”


2008 Ranch and Coast Magazine, “Nanette Newbry, Encaustic Artist,” Bob Stefanko


2007 KUSI Online News, “Encaustic Art”


2006 Lifestyle, “Sargent Art Group Exhibition,” Savannah Arrigo


2006 The Coast News, “Carlsbad Artist Gives 3-Day Performance Art Piece,” Chrystall Kanyuck



2006 KFMB Radio, San Diego, Sandboxed Performance Art


2005 Art and Gallery Guide, “Performance Artist Nanette Newbry”


2004 KUSI Television, Good Morning San Diego, Encaustic Demonstration


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