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Mila Apperlo

Abstract artist


Mila Apperlo is an abstract painter inspired by textures, colors and sounds of the natural world. She has engaged in painting on canvas using a variety of techniques and media.


With a subtle minimalistic approach, Mila creates work in which a fascination with the clarity of content and an uncompromising attitude towards conceptual and minimal art can be found. Her works doesn’t reference recognizable form. The results are deconstructed to the extent that meaning is shifted and possible interpretation becomes multifaceted.   By applying abstraction, Mila creates intense personal moments masterfully created by means of rules and omissions, acceptance and refusal, luring the viewer round and round in circles.


Recent Exhibitions and Awards


  • 2020 Pelican Landing Art Show - Bonita Springs, FL - First Place

  • 2018 Bonita Springs National Art Festival - Award of Distinction

  • 2018 Art Exhibition Black & White | Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, First Place 

  • 2018 Solo Exhibition - Shangri-La Springs, Bonita Springs, FL

  • 2019- 2020 Solo Exhibition -  Engel & Völkers, 837 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, FL

  • 2017 Art Exhibition Opposites Attract  | Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs - Second Place 

  • 2018 International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) Exhibition - Big Arts - Sanibel Island, FL

  • 2017 JF Gallery Exhibition - West Palm Beach, FL

UPCOMING 2022 Workshops →

Take a journey through different aspects of abstract painting and finding what works for you as an artist. Mila demonstrates painting intuitively by tapping into emotions instead of using recognizable imagery. This practical, fun, and process-oriented workshop will guide you to confidence, clarity and freedom of expression in your art. If you're looking to uncover and develop what's unique about YOUR artistic voice, or to loosen up your art, that's what this workshop is all about.

Center for Visual Arts 26100 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs, FL (239) 495-8989

Class Title: Intro to Abstract Painting - Date: 2/07/22-2/09/22  - Time: 9.30am-4pm

Naples Art Association 585 Park St, Naples, FL (239) 262-6517

Class Title: Abstract Painting - Date: 2/14/22-2/15/22  - Time: 9am-4pm 

ALLIANCE FOR THE Arts 10091 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL (239) 939-2787

Class Title: Abstract Painting - Date: TBD


In the United States, since 1993, we have collaborated with leading architects, artists–designers, stained glass committees, and liturgical consultants to fabricate and install over 30.000 square feet of architectural glass. Our proven expertise has earned us the opportunity to create art glass for private and public projects across the USA, Europe, and Russia.