Meet & Greet: Bonner Sale, current Resident Artist at Innovation Studio + Store

Wednesday / May 8 / 5-7pm

Drop by MoCA Arlington’s Innovation Studio + Store to meet the latest Resident Artist, Bonner Sale. See his work, learn more about his practice, and find out what he’ll be creating over the course of his 6-week residency!


About the Artist:

Bonner Sale has been a Preparator and Registrar in the DMV area for over ten years, supporting programming and operations at the Katzen Arts Museum, Georgetown University Galleries, Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington and various clients, 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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