Bonnie Murray's Profile
Suburban St. Louis is where I reside with my husband and our two black labs. Both printmaking and oil painting are a passion and my main focus. I have been interested in all forms of artistic endeavors for as long as I can remember. While learning printmaking techniques in high school it became almost all-consuming. After attending a couple of colleges, Washington University in St. Louis is where I spent the most time and received a BFA in painting.
Using the technique of monotype is truly rewarding since it combines my love of painting and printmaking. I start out with a drawing and place it under a piece of plexiglass. Then I paint the plexiglass using the drawing as my guide. Finally, a piece of dampened paper is placed over the painted surface and is run through the press. Because this process is so spontaneous I never really know what to expect. Often I am pleasantly…
- Born on January 5
- Joined March 18, 2009