Dream Domicile: A Workshop with Innovation Studio Resident Artist, Bonner Sale

Friday / May 24 / 5pm-7pm

An all ages, hands-on workshop with current Innovation Studio + Store Resident Artist, Bonner Sale.

Create your own dream house/fortress/mini mall collage based on famous examples from film, television, and toy media. Think: Barbie Dream House, Ninja Turtle Sewer, Care Bears Cloud House, and the Steve Zissou submarine — then make it your own!

Drop by any time between 5 and 7pm to participate. Free!


Bonner Sale, current Resident Artist at the Innovation Studio + Store

Bonner Sale has been a Preparator and Registrar in the DMV area for over ten years, and supported programming and operations at the Katzen Arts Museum, Georgetown University Galleries, Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington, and other, various clients, including art hotels and corporate offices.

Bonner is also an active artist in the region with a Bachelors of Art from Maryland Institute College of Arts and a Masters of Studio Art from American University. Bonner is a gouache painter working on paper. He has developed a narrative fantasy series of paintings titled Troubled Magic. His work has been shown with Transformer DC, Civilian Arts Projects and several other local institutions. In the Spring of 2021, Bonner collaborated on a large-scale installation titled “Magic Forest” with the resident artists at Art Enables in DC. In 2023, Bonner had a solo painting show GOTHIC CASTLE at Unit B in Baltimore spanning 4 years of Troubled Magic paintings curated by Bradley Chriss.

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