Lucas Bononi

Born 1991

Lucas Bononi was educated at Grand Central Atelier in New York, and received his BFA in painting from Academy of Art University, San Francisco. His work "explores the mystery of ontology and how it relates to the surrounds that we share...contrasting traditional and contemporary paint handling, always in an attempt to reflect past gifts and curiosities of the avant-garde."

Lucas has exhibited in numerous group and juried exhibitions across the U.S and internationally. A few recent honors and awards include winning First Place, portrait Society of America Annual Members Competition for Non-Commissioned Portrait, Best in Show Award BoldBrush Painting Competition and Purchase Prize & Best in Show for the Annual Exhibition held at SCNY, NY. His Work has been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur, Southwest Art, American Artist and International Artist Magazine among other publications. Currently, Lucas is based in New York where he works from his studio and travels regularly to teach short term workshops both in the U.S and abroad.