TALENTED 18-YEAR OLD ARTIST UNVEILS “UNBOUNDED: BRINGING ART TO LIFE,” AN EXHIBIT FUSING ART AND SCIENCE AT THE MANDEL JCC ON FEB. 23
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (February 1, 2016) – The Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens will debut an impressive exhibition, “Unbounded: Bringing Art to Life,” featuring the works of talented 18-year old Zachary Rapaport on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit runs through March 24, 2016 in the Bente S. and Daniel M. Lyons Art Gallery and is free and open to the community. Rapaport’s exhibit combines engineering with art, featuring a kinetic installation brought to life through interaction, movement and performance.
Zachary Rapaport, a senior at Dreyfoos School of the Arts, was distinguished as one of 170 emerging young artists by the National YoungArts Foundation, a talent-based scholarship program for high school and college students. The program recognized him as a Finalist in visual arts. His work has been displayed in the Bacardi Tower, Valentine Design, Parsons School for Design and Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts.
“This exhibition is a culmination of my previous artistic endeavors, and demonstrates my passions for art and engineering,” shared artist Zachary Rapaport. “My objective for the show, along with every artwork I make, is to help others break barriers by doing so myself. I feel fortunate to be able to showcase my work to the community.”
Rapaport’s gallery is divided into three sections: the space will comprise of a kinetic installation, photography and multi-planar paintings. The installation is about creating a space where an individual can interact with his or her environment. The artwork is expressive and a reflection of his desire to impact society.
The Bente S. and Daniel M. Lyons Art Gallery is sponsored by Barbara and Hal Danenberg, Marsh & McLennan Agency and Jupiter Medical Center. The Mandel JCC is located at 5221 Hood Road, in Palm Beach Gardens. For more information about these and other events, call Sharon Waltman at the JCC at 561.712.5232.
The mission of the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches is to build community and enhance connection to Jewish life. The Mandel JCC is a partner agency of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.