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Pappas to demonstrate experimental art

April 14, 2011
Submitted by PETER ZELL
Sanibel artist Bea Pappas will speak to the Sanibel Captiva Art League at its general meeting on Thursday, April 21 starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Sanibel Community House, located at 2173 Periwinkle Way. Refreshments will be served. Ms. Pappas will give a short talk on experimental art and also give a demonstration of some of her methods in water media.

Bea Pappas is a well known island artist known for interesting experimental techniques in water and other media. She recently explored a lightheartedly grotesque theme in the well-received Cigar Box Invitational Sculpture Show in Founders Gallery at BIG ARTS. She was also a prize winner at the popular "Recycle It" show in BIG ARTS last year.

A New England native, Bea attended the DeCordova Museum School in Massachusetts and has studied with such noted artists as Betty Lou Schlemm. She is award-winning signature member of the International Society of Experimental artists. She is a teacher both at BIG ARTS and in Boston where she resides in the off season.

In addition, Pappas was a founding member of the popular Hirdie Girdie Gallery on Sanibel. She is currently the new co-chair of the Visual Arts Committee at BIG ARTS.

This meeting is open to the public. Please join us. For more details, call 395-2122.


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