All posts tagged art openings

Romona Youngquist “Back to the Country”

Romona Youngquist’s work can be recognized by the picturesque barns and country houses, bright pops of color, and strong brushstrokes that make up her idyllic country scenes. The works from her newest show are no exception, allowing you to travel from the congestion of city life, to the serenity of the country. Although Youngquist uses […]

“Western Wonders”

Botanical painter Dyana Hesson and Landscape artist Claudia Hartley are coming together, once again at Bonner David Galleries to present their latest show, “Western Wonders.” Though their styles are drastically different, Hesson’s larger-than-life blooms contrast beautifully with the colorful, impressionistic landscapes of Hartley, both with work that captures the essence the wonders of the southwest. […]

Copper & Bronze

Benjamin Shamback and Nathan Fischer both use metal as a central part of their art, yet the way they put it to use is drastically different. Shamback creates beautiful floral still life paintings with oil on copper. His work beams with color, as he considers himself a colorist, first and foremost. His dynamic coloration of […]

Word to Your Mother

May is here and Mother’s Day is right around the corner! It’s time to take a few extra moments to appreciate the women who have done the most for us. To honor the important women in our lives, Bonner David Galleries will have a special show, “Word to Your Mother,” which will feature a diverse […]

Max Hammond “Still Lives in the City”

Max Hammond, a skilled abstract artist, has a way with colors. He masterfully combines the pigments of the paints into beautiful works of art on each canvas. His most recent paintings, inspired by cityscapes, only add to this exquisite body of work. In addition, Hammond’s show this year also features his distinctive figurative paintings. With unique skill, he captures […]

Mitch Fry “Announcing Spaces”

Wood sculptor, Mitch Fry, has exhibited in museums around the Valley; and this Thursday, February 28th he will be opening his show, “Announcing Spaces” at Bonner David Galleries, from 6-9pm. Featuring new creations in wood, this show will be full of exquisite sculptures which explore the use of space, in addition to his intricate sketches for planning and preparation […]

Nocona Burgess Native Artwalk

This Thursday, February 28th, on Main street is Scottsdale’s Native Artwalk. In celebration of the rich culture and long standing tradition of fine art among Native artsts, Bonner David Galleries will be featuring the work of Native artist, Nocona Burgess. Burgess is a Comanche from Lawton Oklahoma, from a family consisting of several artists, which specialize in many […]

Romona Youngquist “Complex Simplicity”

The stunning landscapes of Romona Youngquist have always demonstrated a beautiful blend of crisp detail and vivid color with the soft, delicate grays of the shadows. The canvasses are brought to life through her complex technique and masterful use of her brushes, palette knives and paint. This year for her show opening on February 21, from 6-9pm, she is focusing on […]

Dyana Hesson “Up Close and Personal”

Dyana Hesson has been painting beautiful close-ups of flowers for years. However, this year, with her show “Up Close and Personal,” which opens on February 14th at 6pm, it’s a little more personal. With each sale, Hesson will donate a portion to Show Hope. “Imagine you are standing at the edge of 50 acres of land […]

Michael Carson “Depth Perception”

Inspiration vs. Imitation By Dr. Clark David Olson Just where do artists draw their inspiration? Landscape artists typically spend much time in nature. Still life artists work with composition by collecting vases, flowers, tables, and fabrics. But figurative artists gather their inspiration from people—people everywhere. For Michael Carson, he admits “Anything I see, a hairstyle, […]