"The feelings of love shine through the paintings of Marilyn Zapp. Familiar subjects reflect the interaction of family members in contemplative poses. The artist displays an unusual talent for capturing the subtle emotions of her subjects. When one views a painting by Zapp, the images evoke a replay of positive personal experiences. Thus, the goal of the artist has been achieved.
A graduate of the Cleveland Art Institute, Marilyn Zapp has received many awards. A few of these include: First Place Portraiture, Catalina Invitational Show; First Place American Pen Women's Club, Laguna Beach, California; First Place, Laguna Niguel Art Association Show; and First Place Trophy- People's Choice Award, Favorite Artist, Sawdust Festival, Laguna Beach, California."