Original art for sale at | Terra Colorata (Colorful Earth) by Shari Lyon | $2,650 | encaustic artwork | 24' h x 20' w | ..\art\encaustic-artwork-Terra-Colorata-Colorful-Earth

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Terra Colorata (Colorful Earth)

Shari Lyon
Ugallery 5345197827 UGallery

Encaustic artwork on Cradled wood panel New

Finished black edges


Signed on back


24" h x 20" w x 2" d |3 lbs. 0 oz.

In stock $2,650



Artist Shari Lyon displays a contemporary image of the earth and its colorful stripes of the past. Silhouettes of trees grow from the multicolored layers of ground. "As an encaustic artist, I love to paint with beeswax and a torch," says Shari. She creates the piece through a series of layering and building colors to achieve an ethereal glowing quality. Delicate accents of metallic paint complete the composition.

Shari Lyon

American Fork, Utah

Artist Shari Lyon creates contemplative paintings of trees rooted in soft landscapes. She started her career as a dancer and loved to create through movement. However, after multiple surgeries, Shari realized her dancing career was over. "It broke my heart, it was all I ever wanted to do," she says. Undeterred as an artist, Shari reinvented herself. This phase of self-discovery became a pattern and she continued to seek out new creative pursuits. After 25 years of managing her husband's fine art career, one day she came across an encaustic piece that deeply moved her. "It brought back all the emotions that dance used to," recalls Shari. This launched her career as an encaustic painter, melting beeswax and combining it with oil paints and pastels to create her signature landscapes. When she's not creating art, Shari enjoys traveling with her husband, and the two often lead private tours to Italy and other European destinations.

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Shari Lyon 12/20/2020 | 12:57 AM

I believe that part of the fun of buying original art is getting to know the artist. Leave me questions about myself and I will answer them!

Shari Lyon 11/2/2020 | 7:57 PM

Hi all! I am so excited to be a new artist on UGallery, I am looking forward to getting to know you and I am happy to answer any questions you may have about my medium and the work I create! I am an encaustic artist, encaustic is a very ancient process and has just recently been working its way back as a collectible fine art medium. I look forward to adding to my collection of work offered here and hope you find just the perfect pieces for your collection!


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