Todd Bonita is a realist oil painter creating nostalgic and ephemera still life his subjects include boats and working harbors.
Inspirations include ocean, seashore, working harbors, boats and fishermen.
Over ten solo shows, over fifteen group shows (3 sell outs), Whistler Museum, Currier Museum of Art, UNH MUSEUM of Art, Rockport Art Association solo show (sold out).
Rockport Art Association, Cape Cod Art Association, Plein air Painters of Maine.
Art Institute of Boston (BFA), Pennsylvania Academy of fine arts (post Bachelorette study)
Todd Bonita graduated from the Art Institute of Boston and further studied classical painting and drawing at the Pennsylvania Academy of fine arts. His professional career began multifaceted, working as a muralist, sculptor, illustrator and a short stint as a chainsaw artist. His client list includes Disney, MTV, Carnival Cruise Lines, Hundreds of corporate clients, Most of the major book publishers with over forty published books to his illustration credit. His wall art and sculptures sold in mass markets retailers TJ Maxx and Home Goods and in gift shops and boutiques in all fifty states plus Canada. An International contract with Penny Lane Publishing enabled Prints of his work to be collected world wide. Since 2006, Todd has primarily focused on representational oil painting, establishing gallery representation with ten art galleries across New England, Florida and the UK, selling out three of his solo shows. He currently maintains an art studio at the Button factory artist building in Portsmouth, NH where his paintings have primarily focused on images of boats, working harbors, figure, nostalgic and ephemera still life and most recently, plein air landscape.