Denise Zompa

Denise Zompa

Denise Zompa has been painting for more than 25 years and in the last 10 years has focused on plein air oil painting. Her paintings of marshes, fields, and harbors are serene uninhabited landscapes that invite the viewer to enjoy their tranquility.

Denise holds a BA in Art and Elementary Education and a MA in Education; she has continued her study of art at RISD and the Newport Art Museum. She is a retired art educator currently teaching for the Newport Art Museum and various local after school programs. She has a studio in the historic waterfront district of Bristol, RI.


First Place at Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI, “Summer in Newport” Juried Exhibit (June 2006)

Best of Show, Hope Gallery, Bristol, RI, Juried Painting Exhibit (May 2006)

Third Place, Portsmouth Arts Guild Juried Exhibit, Portsmouth, RI, (May2007)

Acceptance at Cape Cod Art Association’s Annual National Juried Show, Barnstable, MA, ( June 2007)



Denise can be reached by calling 401-624-4002 or emailing her at