Oil and encaustic on board, newly framed. Sausalito, California 12.5 x 12.5" New. Cari Hernandez is an abstract encaustic artist who was born and raised in the Bay Area, where she continues to live, paint and teach. She is a founding member of International Encaustic Artists, and shows her encaustic work extensively. Cari has said "my work takes shape in thoughts, ideas, and materials" and explores "themes of faith, courage, joy, pleasure."