West Palm Beach will display 25 picnic tables painted by local artists, depicting colorful and distinctive interpretations of Aesop’s Fables, as part of the city’s annual Summer in Paradise promotion on the waterfront.
The art exhibition, Aesop’s Tables, will introduce the talents of 19 local artists, based on such themes as The Lion and the Mouse, Tortoise and the Hare.
The following artists won a competition to bring Aesop’s Tables to life:
Steve Brouse, West Palm Beach; Mayling Pao, West Palm Beach; Candice Carpentieri, Wellington; Tiffany Beasi, West Palm Beach; Anthony Burks, West Palm Beach; Jason Fleurant, West Palm Beach; Patricia Maldonado, West Palm Beach; Frank Navarrete, Loxahatchee; Agata Ren, Boca Raton; Craig McInnis, West Palm Beach; Erick Marquez, West Palm Beach; Peggie Batia Lowenberg, Boca Raton; Nicole Galluccio, Lake Worth; Sharon Halupka White, Delray Beach; Karla Smith, Boca Raton; Sylvain Copon, West Palm Beach; Holly Rutchey, West Palm Beach; Missy Pierce, Boca Raton; and Sharon Gail Koskoff, Delray Beach.
(Two of the artists are giving free classes this summer at the Mandel Public Library downtown, 411 Clematis St. Anthony Burks is teaching Colored Pencil Art, on Thursday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the library’s Clematis Room. Miniature Art with artist Missy Pierce is on Wednesday, July 26, from 6 to 8 p.m.)
For more information about Aesop’s Tables and Summer in Paradise, visit wpb.org/events. To watch the artists paint, stop by the West Palm Beach waterfront from May 23 through May 25, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.