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By Isa Zapata
About the author: Isa Zapata brings a whimsical and vibrant element to art, combining her Latin roots with an eclectic sensibility. After receiving a Master's degree in Marketing, Isa decided to move to Miami to pursue her passion for art.
Her breakthrough came in 2005 when she received the Artist in Residence position at Miami Children's Museum. She taught art workshops to children while giving her the opportunity to expand her artistic horizons.
Since launching her own company in 2006, Isa's art, fashion and home décor lines have become synonymous with individuality, positivity, sophistication and vibrancy. She’s created product lines with her original designs ranging from murals to hand-painted furniture, custom bedding, eco bags, lithographs and the newest addition to her fashion line: “"Limited Edition" t-shirts. Her work has been licensed making their way onto murals, door huggers, t-shirts and giclées for national and international companies such as: Laila’s, FDV and Picture.
Her artwork and wearable art decorate the lives of many famous celebrities such as: Juanes, Barbara Mori, Kike Santander among others. This prominence has significantly increased the value of her original artwork among art collectors worldwide.
Isa's talent has garnered much press attention. She’s been recognized as one of 2009’s “Top 20 Under Forty” by Brickell Magazine, one of SOFI Magazine and L’Oréal’s "33 Emerging Creative Minds You Need To Know For 2010." She’s prominently featured in The Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald, Al Rojo Vivo, Key Biscayne Magazine, District Magazine, NBC Miami, Comcast Newsmakers and Cada Dia: NBC/Telemundo, among others. Isa’s artwork has been seen by millions as they have been featured in Hispanic Telenovelas such as: “Perro Amor”, “El Rostro de Analia” and "Mi Corazon Insiste en Lola Volcan".