As the daughter of a forester, Joy Hagen’s childhood was spent exploring logging roads and little-known hiking paths, camping deep in the forests alongside rushing rivers, and exploring rocky beaches of the Pacific Northwest.  It also provided the opportunity to live in the Philippines and Panama.  Using encaustic medium, Hagen depicts environments that reflect upon color, pattern, and mood and speaks to remembered moments through selected bits and pieces from the natural world, usually with a reference to tre

Hagen’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the City of Kent Portable Works, City of Kenmore City Hall, City of Seattle Public Utilities Portable Works, Swedish Medical Group in Redmond and Everett and Swedish Medical Center’s Edmonds Cancer Institute in Edmonds. 

Tree Lines-Still Waters-Diptych_24x50_Encaustic, Ink, Burned Duct Tape & Shellac_2016_$1200
Logging Roads II
Magnolia XI_Encaustic & Mixed Media_17x56_2015_$2,800
Slash & Burn-Earth, Wind & Fire_Encaustic & Mixed  Media_48x66_2015_$8,000 - Copy
Slash & Burn IV_Encaustic & Mixed  Media_22x17_2013_$650
Slash & Burn IX_Encaustic & Burned Duct   Tape_17x32_2014_$1,100
Slash & Burn_Log Jam
Rustic Landscape III (17.25X48) Encaustic (2007) $1,000  (KENMORE WINNER)
Red Woods (Quadtych)_Encaustic Mixed  Media_2010_38x74_$4,800