MARCIA COPPEL

About Artist

Marcia Coppel was formally educated in art and speech therapy and is a keen observer of both verbal and non-verbal communication.  She attended George Washington University, Cornell University, the University of Wisconsin, and the Instituto of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Marcia began drawing as a way of recording her extensive travels in Mexico and the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini.  Wanting to integrate her abstract painting style with her drawings, she moved from her native Washington, DC to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  While studying there with Dennis Pohl and Carolyn King, her expressionist realism developed and was inspired by the colors, texture, form and light of Mexico.

"Everything here (in Mexico) is visual.  Not just the flowers and the colors of nature.  There are little surprises around every corner, in doorways, niches, and above the buildings"  Marcia's light and playful use of color and line, combined with her innate sensitivity, humorously depicts the subtle nuances of being human in all of its joy and pathos.

After living in Mexico for almost five years, Marcia moved back to her residence and studio in Washington, DC.  She returns to San Miguel and Puerto Vallarta for several months every year; there she can be found painting in her studio or drawing in the cafes or on the beaches of Mexico.

More about the artist please  Www.marciacoppel.com

Facebookpage at Marcia Coppel Art 

04.2019 “Apart?? Together??” 

Nude With Purple Hair, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Nude With Purple Hair, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Three Pregnant Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Three Pregnant Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Nudes Laying On Their Sides, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Nudes Laying On Their Sides, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Nudes Wearing Makeup, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Nudes Wearing Makeup, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Duo Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Duo Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Nudes Sitting and Laying Down, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Nudes Sitting and Laying Down, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

The Girl With the Long Blue Legs. 22”x28”

The Girl With the Long Blue Legs. 22”x28”

Do You Remember When? 22”x28”

Do You Remember When? 22”x28”

Ohh!! No!! 22”x28”

Ohh!! No!! 22”x28”

Take a Deep Breath 28”x32”

Take a Deep Breath 28”x32”

Triple Play   28" x 32", acrylic

Triple Play

28" x 32", acrylic

Overlapping Nudes 3, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Overlapping Nudes 3, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Overlapping Nudes 4, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Overlapping Nudes 4, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Overlapping Nudes 2, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Overlapping Nudes 2, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

We’re All Here ! 22”x28”

We’re All Here ! 22”x28”

American Pastoral at a Mexican Beach 22”x28”

American Pastoral at a Mexican Beach 22”x28”

Under the Umbrellas 28”x32”

Under the Umbrellas 28”x32”

The Boating Party Without the Boat SOLD   28" x 32", acrylic

The Boating Party Without the Boat SOLD

28" x 32", acrylic

Sitting on Imaginary Chairs   22" x 28", acrylic

Sitting on Imaginary Chairs

22" x 28", acrylic

A Group of Overlapping Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

A Group of Overlapping Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Floating Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Floating Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Reclining Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite

Reclining Nudes, 11”x14” colored ink/graphite


I Know what I'm Talking About
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Yes, No by Marcia Coppel
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It's Just A Passing Fancy
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