may, 2019

17may(may 17)9:30 am20(may 20)4:30 pmBUILDING AN ABSTRACT SERIES: A NEW APPROACH (Visiting Artist)9:30 am - 4:30 pm (20)


17 (Friday) 9:30 am - 20 (Monday) 4:30 pm


Old School Square Fieldhouse

51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33444 Corner of N.E. 1st Street and N.E. 1st. Avenue

Event Details

Instructor: Brenda Zappitell


Free your abstraction in an unconventional space! This workshop offers a premiere opportunity to create an abstract series using our 1925 Fieldhouse (a vintage gym) as your studio! This amazing, inspiring space is perfect for creating work in as large a format as you want, with hands-on intensive assistance. Participants create their own abstract series by learning how to paint three or more paintings a day. We will use acrylic paint and “loosening up” exercises to liberate intuitive creativity. Discussion of color theory, composition and suggestions for creating your own “painting process” will also be provided. There will be daily meditation and demonstrations in the workshops.

Brenda Hope Zappitell (zappitellstudio.com) Born in 1964 in South Florida. Zappitell lives in Delray Beach, FL with her family. She creates abstract expressionist works not only born out of intuition but also serendipitously influenced by nature and life experiences. Her work is in both private and public collections, including MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, The St. Regis Hotel in New York City, The Hard Rock Hotel in Tampa, FL, The University Of North Texas Business Leadership Building and The Boca Raton Museum of Art. She is represented in galleries all over the US and has participated in solo and group exhibitions in NYC, Los Angeles, Santa Fe and New Orleans as well as in other locations. Zappitell has written articles and a blog for Professional Artist Magazine. She has taught many workshops to artists from all over the country. Ms. Zappitell had solo exhibition at the Boca Museum of Art in 2014 and co-curated a group exhibition at the Cornell Museum of Art in the same year. In 2017, she had a residency with Manneken Press in Bloomington Illinois where she produced a large group of monotypes. Brenda is the owner of  Whitewall Contemporary Art Gallery in the heart of Delray Beach. The primary focus is on female artists in a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, mixed media, light art and fiber art .


Friday/Monday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm | 5/17/19 – 5/20/19 | Fee: $1000



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