Watercolour, 17 x 20, dark blue wood frame
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Artist Donna Bonin
Donna’s subject matter is inspired by many life-long passions. She has
been “Artist-in-the Park” at both Sandbanks and Presqu’ile Provincial
Parks and loves to paint in Algonquin as well as in the tranquility of her
garden. Travel has inspired many paintings from Europe to the High
Arctic. Years of experience with boats and horses allows for accurate
rendering of these within a composition. Horse and pet portraits are a
Donna Bonin’s paintings were featured in Société National des Beaux
Arts’ exhibition at the Louvre in Paris!
Bonin’s work was selected by an art organization in France where curators
saw her work showcased in a show in Florence, Italy. Since then, the artist
has been invited as a Canadian representative to hang two of her paintings
in the Société National des Beaux Arts exhibition.
Some of Bonin’s work — mostly inspired by nature — has come the
“very” closest to realism, but her two Louvre pieces are not. “ They are the
most abstract things I have ever done,” she said Sunday from her Cliff
Way house and studio Back-in-time Gallery, alongside Oak Lake.
“I am not an abstract artist. I have to have something to look at. My
abstract work isn’t really abstract.”
“A native of Hamilton On., and a graduate of Queen’s University, Donna
taught Physical Education, English, and Art at Moira Secondary School in
Belleville for 34 years. Since retirement in 1999, she has become a full
time artist, watercolour instructor, avid traveller, and leader of artists’
travel vacation workshops.”
“Donna’s paintings have been exhibited in critically acclaimed juried
shows, galleries, and art festivals throughout Eastern Ontario. Her style
gives the impression of realism and is best known for attention to detail
and bold use of colour.”
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