Alex Zapata is active/lives in South Carolina. Alex Zapata is known for human figure, portrait, nudes.
The work of Alex Zapata has definite classical tendencies. He is inspired by works from throughout art history and uses a variety of techniques necessary to accomplish his artistic goals. For example, in one work the subject's face is classically painted, the halo around it is more like Russian Icon art and the background has a "Pop" feeling to it. He finishes his canvases with hand made frames making his final works holistic ones.
Zapata earned his BA degree in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City in 1992 where his mentor was Mr. James McMullen, SVA's Chief Life Drawing instructor and New York City's Lincoln Center Master Poster Artist. Zapata became McMullen's Life Drawing assistant at SVA. Several of his ... Displaying 750 of 3736 characters.