Genie Appel-Cohen


Portrait of Genie Appel-Cohen

Award-winning painter, Genie Appel-Cohen completed her art education at The Pratt Institute.  She is a Signature Member of The National Acrylic Painter’s Association, a past president of 2+3 The Artist’s Organization, a former board member of the National Association of Women Artist, Florida; and a committee member for Women in the Visual Arts. Having shown several times at the Tate Gallery, London, England; she is one of the few American artists listed in the Tate archives.  In addition, she was one of only thirty artists, nationwide, to be invited by the U.S. Department of the Interior, to paint in plein air in Montana’s National Parks. Read more Genie’s work is in corporate collections, which include:  The Prudential Insurance Company, Interior’s by Steven G., Agent’s Umbrella Group, Platinum Luxury Action, and The Hormel Meat Company.  Her art was published in, “An Invitation to Prayer,” written by the late Rabbi Shoni Labowitz.  In addition, she was featured on the cover of City Link Magazine, as one of the most unforgettable artists of the year. Her series, “Elements”, at The Coral Springs Museum of Art,” was proclaimed by art writer Candice Russell, as “profound renderings with deep psychological undercurrents.”  Her expressionist work is rendered in oil, oil pastels, acrylics and colored pencil.  Her work encompasses both conventional and non-conventional subjects. Genie was the former owner of “The Art Implosion Workshops,” where she taught over 60 students for over 7 years.  More recently, she has been part of the faculties at The Boca Museum Art School and at Coral Springs Museum of Art.  As an art educator activist and workshop leader, she taught groups of gifted teen artists and created ground-breaking workshops to fast-track artists of all ages toward successful career and personal achievement paths. Due to the Pandemic, and at the urging of her students, Genie has created an unusually successful Zoom platform for artists in all 2 dimensional mediums.  She lives in Pompano Beach with her husband, Philip.



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