EDUCATION
Bachelor of Fine Art | Magna Cum Laude
Wright State University
STUDIED UNDER

Lois Dodd | Elizabeth O’Reilly

ONE/TWO /THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020 | Michele BonDurant, Recent Paintings 

           (postponed due to Covid-19)

           Prince Street Gallery | Manhattan, NYC

           Michele BonDurant and Jean Koeller

           Dutoit Gallery | Dayton, Ohio

           Matter and Pattern
           The Contemporary Dayton | Dayton, Ohio

2019 | Michele BonDurant and Jean Koeller
           The Gallery at Brent Warner Fest Hall

           German Village | Columbus, Ohio
2016 | Michele BonDurant Paintings
           Dutoit Gallery | Dayton, Ohio

           Observation - Flowers and Landscapes

           MIchele BonDurant and Ann Gayek 

           Community Art Center | Yellow Springs, Ohio

2014 | Michele BonDurant Paintings
           Middletown Arts Center | Middletown, Ohio
2013 | Michele BonDurant Paintings
           Glen House Art | Yellow Springs, Ohio


GROUP EXHIBITS

2020 | Brand 48 

           Annual National Juried Exhibition

           Works on Paper

           Virtual exhibition 

           Brand Library and Art Center 

           Glendale, California

           Small Works/Big Impact 
           Virtual exhibition

           First Street Gallery | Manhattan, New York

           74th Annual Members’ Exhibition
           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio

           Reflection of Covid-19 | Members’ Exhibition

           The Contemporary Dayton | Dayton, Ohio

2019 | National Juried Exhibition 

           Nancy Margolis, juror

           First Street Gallery | Manhattan, New York
           11th Annual National Juried Exhibition 

           Lori Bookstein, juror

           Prince Street Gallery | Manhattan, New York

           Ohio Arts Council Biennial Juried Exhibition 

           Sean FitzGibbons, Michelle Stitzlein, 

           Dr. Louis Zona, jurors

           Riffe Gallery | Columbus, Ohio
           29th Annual Works on Paper 

           Lisa Morrisette, juror | Honorable Mention

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio

           Dayton Visual Arts Center 

           25th Annual Arts Auction

           The David H. Ponitz Center 

           Sinclair Community College | Dayton, Ohio
2018 | 10th Annual National Juried Exhibition 

           Robert Birmelin, juror

           Prince Street Gallery | Manhattan, New York
           28th Annual Works On Paper 

           Maria Seda-Reeder, juror | 2nd Place

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio

           72nd Annual Members’ Exhibition 

           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio

           Dayton Visual Arts Center 

           24th Annual Arts Auction

           The David H. Ponitz Center 

           Sinclair Community College | Dayton, Ohio

2017 | Ohio Arts Council Biennial Juried Exhibition

           Larry Collins, Janice Driesbach, 

           Daniel Hernandez, jurors

           Riffe Gallery | Columbus, Ohio
           Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition

           Shortlist

           Royal Academy of Art | London, UK
           27th Annual Works On Paper 

           Elizabeth Carney, juror | 2nd Place

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio
           Ohio State Fair | Juried Exhibit 

           Janice Lessman-Moss, Petra Fallaux, jurors

           Cox Fine Arts Center | Columbus, Ohio
           Alumni Exhibition | Juried Exhibit 

           David Leach, Penny Park, 

           John Dickinson, jurors

           Wright State University | Dayton, Ohio

           Dayton Visual Arts Center 

           23rd Annual Arts Auction

           The David H. Ponitz Center 

           Sinclair Community College | Dayton, Ohio
2016 | National Juried Exhibition 

           Lori Bookstein, juror

           First Street Gallery | Manhattan, New York
           8th Annual National Juried Exhibition

           Graham Nickson, juror

           Prince Street Gallery | Manhattan, New York
           Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition

           Shortlist

           Royal Academy of Art | London, UK

           Inaugural Members Exhibition
           Dutoit Gallery | Dayton, Ohio
           Observation - Flowers And Landscapes 

           Michele BonDurant and Ann Gayek 

           Community Art Gallery | Yellow Springs, Ohio
           26th Annual Works On Paper | 2nd Place

           Susan Li O'Connor, Juror 

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio
           Dayton Society of Artists 

           Spring Juried Exhibition 

           Carrie Longley, juror | 2nd Place

           High Street Gallery | Dayton, Ohio

           Dayton Visual Arts Center 

           22nd Annual Arts Auction

           The David H. Ponitz Center 

           Sinclair Community College | Dayton, Ohio

           Light Years Ahead | Members’ Exhibition
           Dayton Visual Arts Center | Dayton, Ohio

           Lady Painters of Dayton | Art Force
           High Street Gallery | Dayton, Ohio

2015 | American Landscapes

           Scenes from The Americas 

           John Morrell, juror

           Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery 

           Annapolis, Maryland
           The View | Juried Exhibit 

           Kristin Spanenberg, juror

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio
           Small Works
           RoyG Biv Gallery | Columbus, Ohio
           Thumb Box
           Ohio Art League | Columbus, Ohio
           25/25 | Landscape invitational 

           Celebrating Tecumseh Land Trust’s 

           25th Anniversary

           The Wind’s Café | Yellow Springs, Ohio

           Dayton Society of Artists 

           Spring Open Exhibition

           High Street Gallery | Dayton, Ohio
2014 | 6th Annual National Juried Exhibition 

           Lois Dodd, juror

           Prince Street Gallery | Manhattan, New York
           Alumni Exhibition | Juried Exhibit 

           Susan Byrnes, juror

           Wright State University | Dayton, Ohio
           24th Annual Works On Paper 

           Roscoe Wilson, juror

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio

           68th Members’ Exhibition
           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio

           Dayton Society of Artists 

           Spring Open Exhibition | Honorable Mention

           High Street Gallery | Dayton, Ohio

           Dayton Society of Artists 

           New Member Invitational

           High Street Gallery | Dayton, Ohio

           Dayton Visual Arts Center

           20th Annual Arts Auction

           The David H. Ponitz Center 

           Sinclair Community College | Dayton, Ohio

           Plein, Plain, Plane
           Dayton Visual Arts Center | Dayton, Ohio

2013 | The View | Juried Exhibit | Ann Taulbee, juror
           Rosewood Arts Center | Kettering, Ohio
           67th Annual Members' Exhibition 

           Mary Gray, juror | 3rd place

           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio

           46th Greater Hamilton Art Exhibition 

           Amy Kollar Anderson, Juror

           Fitton Center For Creative Art

           Hamilton, Ohio

           Dayton Visual Arts Center 

           19th Annual Arts Auction

           The Benjamin and Marian Schuster 

           Performing Arts Center | Dayton, Ohio

           If A Tree Falls | Invitational Exhibit
           Dayton Visual Arts Center | Dayton, Ohio

           Water, Water, Everywhere
           Dayton Visual Arts Center | Dayton, Ohio

2012 | 66th Annual Members’ Exhibition 

           Juliellen Byrne, juror | 2nd place

           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio
           En Plein Air | Cindy Tiedmann, juror 

           Honorable mention

           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio

           No Borders
           Dayton Visual Arts Center Members’ Exhibition 

           Dayton Visual Art Center, Dayton, Ohio

2011 | The View | Joseph Lombardo, juror
           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio
           Light
           Dayton Visual Arts Center Members’ Exhibition 

           Dayton, Ohio


GALLERY

First Street Gallery, 526 W 26th St, New York, NY

https://www.firststreetgallery.org/


RESIDENCY

2020 | Arc of Appalachia, Artist in Sanctuary, Bainbridge, Ohio 

           (postponed due to Covid-19)

2018 | Zygote Press Residency

2017 | Vermont Studio Center Residency

2012 | Heliker-Lahotan Invitation


AWARDS

2019 | 29th Annual Works On Paper 

           Lisa Morrisette, juror | Honorable Mention 

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio
2018 | 28th Annual Works On Paper 

           Maria Seda-Reeder, juror | 2nd Place 

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio
2017 | 27th Annual Works On Paper 

           Elizabeth Carney, juror | 2nd Place 

           Rosewood Gallery | Kettering, Ohio
2016 | 26th Annual Works On Paper 

           Susan Li O'Connor, juror | 2nd Place 

           Dayton Society of Artists Spring Juried Exhibition 

           Carrie Longley, juror | 2nd Place 

           High Street Gallery | Dayton, Ohio
           Artist To Watch | Dayton Visual Arts Center 

           22nd Annual Arts Auction 

           The David H. Ponitz Center 

           Sinclair Community College | Dayton, Ohio
2014 | Dayton Society of Artists Spring Open Exhibition 

           Honorable Mention 

           High Street Gallery | Dayton, Ohio
2013 | 67th Annual Members' Exhibition 

           Mary Gray, juror | 3rd place 

           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio
2012 | 66th Annual Members' Exhibition 

           Juliellen Byrne, juror | 2nd place 

           Springfield Art Museum | Springfield, Ohio

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Juror | Art on the Commons | Kettering, Ohio | 2018
Juror | Regional Scholastic Arts Awards | 2018
ArtSource Fellow | Dayton Visual Arts Center | 2018
Substitute Instructor | Stivers School for the Arts | 2017 | 2018


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020 | Brand 48 Annual National Juried Exhibition 

           Works on Paper

           Brand Library and Art Center 

           Glendale, California, Exhibition catalog

2018 | Studio Visit Magazine | Volumes 41/42
2017 | Made In Ohio
           Peter Tonguette, The Columbus Dispatch
           Sunday, December 17, 2017, page E5
2017 | Local artists’ prize-winning creation on exhibit
           Pamela Dillon, Dayton Daily News
           Sunday, January 29, 2017, Life Section

           page E6 color reproduction
2016 | Michele BonDurant Viewed and Constructed
           Daytonarts, October 23, 2016

https://daytonarts.wordpress.com/2016/10/23/michele-bondurant-viewed-and-constructed/

          BonDurant opens

          Viewed and Constructed at Dutoit Gallery

          Oakwood Register, September 14, 2016

          page 2, color reproduction

          Linger Awhile To Study These “Works On Paper”
          Pam Dillon, Dayton Daily News
          Sunday, January 31, 2016, Life Section

          page E6 color reproduction