Seen on this page are painting and fine art.
Popiel studied at ART STUDENTS LEAGUE OF NY with: Cornelia Foss, John Groth, Rhode Sherbell and Knox Martin. In her early work at Rhode Island College she was under the tutaledge of Christjohn Horvat and Harriet Brisson.
At SUNY Purchase, where she received her MFA in Design, she was mentored by David Potts.
See PHOTO GALLERY "Fine Art" for more examples of studies and still life paintings which were precursors to her renderings for stage sets.