Lucas Bononi

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Lucas Bononi

Aged 26

Grand Central Atelier

Instructor(s): Edward Minoff

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  • Artworks


Oil on board

71.12 x 101.6 cms (28 x 40 ins)


35.56 x 45.72 cms (14 x 18 ins)


Oil on linen

60.96 x 76.2 cms (24 x 30 ins)


Oil on panel

45.72 x 60.96 cms (18 x 24 ins)


Graphite on paper

60.96 x 43.18 cms (24 x 17 ins)


60.96 x 38.1 cms (24 x 15 ins)


Graphite on paper

40.64 x 60.96 cms (16 x 24 ins)


Graphite on paper

60.96 x 40.64 cms (24 x 16 ins)


Graphite on paper

60.96 x 45.72 cms (24 x 18 ins)


Oil on board

50.8 x 43.18 cms (20 x 17 ins)


Oil painting has been a big love of mine since an early age. I’ve been longing for so long to understand the bare bones of the atelier method and now in completing the drawing year at Grand Central Atelier my art has been starting to evolve as well as my concepts. My constant exploration in the mystery of ontology through discovery and interaction has lead me to explore new fields in painting. I’m so happy to learn new painting methods to formulate my investigation of the human condition and my career as an artist. With the financial resources necessary to have such a possibility would enable me to attend and be the best student I can possibly be. My future dreams are to bring awareness in painting as a valid everlasting medium of expression in the twenty-first century and on. This fascinating vehicle to transmit one’s message to the world should be cherished especially being one of last tangible art forms in our digital era. With all these concepts in mind I wish to continue a legacy of traditional and contemporary realism by means of expanding out via social media, teach painting workshops world-wide and continue to grow in the art field. One day I wish to open an ARC Approved Atelier of my own in Argentina where my roots are from, so that I can expand the knowledge of atelier training to the far reaches of the world.

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2018 10 Years in Wonderland, 111 Minna Gallery, SF, CA

Contemporary Interpretations, Eleventh Street Arts, Long Island City, NY

2017 Figurativas & ARC, European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), Barcelona, Spain

12th International ARC Salon Show, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

Shaktihouse, Skye Gallery, Aspen, CO

Small Gems, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Night Light, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Transparent Art, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2016 Anniversary Show, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Delicious, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Nuestros Muertos, Wonderland SF, San Francisco, CA

2015 Small Works, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Chillin’ Productions Curated by 111 Minna Gallery, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA

Clyde & Co’s Art Project, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014 Bijou Faction Art Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

Exhibition Curated by Daniel Segrove, 518 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Gallery Opening, 32 E Main St, Los Gatos, CA

2013 Solo Exhibition, City Hall, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1991, Los Angeles, CA

Based in New York, NY


2016 Process of Painting Lecture, Guest Speaker, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

Contemporary Painting Lecture, Guest Speaker, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2014 American Cup Mural Dedicated to Fallen Sailor, Mural, 150 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Scenes from The Past, Mural, Jones St & Beach St, San Francisco, CA

2013 Analysis of Form Drawing, Seminar Instructor, Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina



2017 Purchase Prize (Permanent Collection), Annual Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2016 BoldBrush Competition, December’s BoldBrush Compeition Best in Show Award


2018 Grand Central Atelier, Certification Program: Drawing & Painting, Long Island City, NY

2016 Acadamy of Arts University, B.F.A. in Fine Art Painting, San Francisco, CA

2012 Universidad Museo Social Argentino, Fine Art Painting, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011 Lorenzo di Medici, Fine Art Painting, Florence, Italy

2010 Pasedena Art Center, Part Time Painting Program, Los Angeles, CA