Michele BonDurant

b. 1953 Youngstown, Ohio. Currently resides and works in Dayton, Ohio.


EDUCATION

1976  Wright State University, Bachelor Fine Arts, Dayton, Ohio


UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

2024 Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2022  Prince Street Gallery, Manhattan, NYC

2016  Dutoit Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2014  Middletown Arts Center, Middletown, Ohio
2013  Glen House Art, Yellow Springs, Ohio


TWO/THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS


2023 Paper Houses, Sarah Gormley Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

2022 Three Women, Three Views High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2020  Matter and Pattern, The Contemporary Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

          Michele BonDurant and Jean Koeller, Dutoit Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2019 Michele BonDurant and Jean Koeller, The Gallery at Brent Warner Fest Hall, Columbus, OH 2016  Michele BonDurant & Ann Gayak, Observation, Flowers & Landscape

          Community Art Center, Yellow Springs, Ohio


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2023  Grateful, Sarah Gormley Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

          Ebb & Flow, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

          Art on Paper, Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland

2022 The View,  Rosewood Gallery,  Kettering, Ohio

        76th Ohio Annual Exhibition,  Zanesville Museum of ArtOhio

        Three Women/Three Views, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2021  Blue Mountain Gallery | Manhattan, NYC

          Brand 49 Works on Paper, Brand Library/Art Center, Glendale, California

        85th Midyear Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio

          In On Of Paper, Zeuxis/There Space, New York, NYC 

        Five Women, Works On Paper, Sarah Gormley Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

        Affiliate Members Exhibition, First Street Gallery, Manhattan, NYC

        75th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, Ohio

2020  Affiliate Members ExhibitionFirst Street Gallery, Manhattan, NYC

        Brand 48 Works on Paper, Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, California

         Small Works/Big Impact, First Street Gallery, Manhattan, NYC

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

           Reflection of Covid-19, The Contemporary Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

2019  First Street Gallery | Manhattan, NYC

        Prince Street Gallery | Manhattan, NYC

        Ohio Arts Council Biennial Juried Exhibition, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

         Works on Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio

2018  Prince Street Gallery, Manhattan, NYC

         Works On Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio

           72nd Annual Members’ Exhibition Springfield Art Museum, Ohio

2017  Ohio Arts Council Biennial Juried Exhibition, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

         Summer Exhibition Shortlist, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK

         27th Annual Works On Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
         Ohio State Fair, Cox Fine Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio
          Alumni Exhibition, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

2016  First Street Gallery, Manhattan, NYC

         Prince Street Gallery | Manhattan, NYC
         Summer Exhibition Shortlist, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK

         Inaugural Members Exhibition, Dutoit Gallery, Dayton, Ohio
         Community Art Gallery, Yellow Springs, Ohio

         26th Annual Works On PaperRosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
          Spring Juried ExhibitionHigh Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

         Light Years Ahead, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio

         Lady Painters of Dayton, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2015   American Landscapes Scenes from The Americas 

         Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland

         The View, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio

         Small Works,RoyG Biv Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
         Thumb Box, Ohio Art League, Columbus, Ohio
         25/25The Wind’s Café, Yellow Springs, Ohio

           Spring Exhibition, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2014   Prince Street Gallery, Manhattan, NYC
          Alumni Exhibition, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
          24th Annual Works On Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio

          68th Members’ Exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, Ohio

          Spring Exhibition, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

          New Member Invitational, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

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

2013   The View, Rosewood Arts Center, Kettering, Ohio
          67th Annual Members' Exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, Ohio

          46th Annual Art Exhibition, Fitton Center For Creative Art, Hamilton, 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, Springfield Art Museum, Ohio

          En Plein Air, Fairborn Art Association, Fairborn, Ohio

         No Borders, Dayton Visual Art Center, Dayton, Ohio

2011   The View, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
         Light, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio


PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA


2023  Contemporary Collage Magazine, Feature Article, Issue 26

2022  Painter's Tubes Magazine, April 2022 edition

          Contemporary Collage Magazine, Issue 13

2021   Studio Break Podcast, episode #267

           Blue Mountain Gallery National Juried Exhibition catalog

           Brand 49, Works on Paper, Brand Library and Art Center, 

           Glendale, California, Exhibition Catalog

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

           "BonDurant opens Viewed and Constructed at Dutoit Gallery"

            Oakwood Register, September 14, 2021, 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


RESIDENCY

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

2018 Zygote Press, Cleveland, Ohio

2017 Vermont Studio Center Residency


AWARDS

2019 Honorable Mention, 29th Annual Works On Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio

2018 2nd Place, 28th Annual Works On Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
2017 2nd Place, 27th Annual Works On PaperRosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
2016 2nd Place, 26th Annual Works On Paper, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, Ohio
         Spring Juried Exhibition, 2nd Place, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio
         Artist To Watch, Dayton Visual Arts Center, 22nd Annual Arts Auction
         Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio

2014 Spring Exhibition, Honorable Mention, High Street Gallery, Dayton, Ohio

2013 67th Annual Members' Exhibition, 3rd place, Springfield Art Museum, Ohio
2012 66th Annual Members' Exhibition, 2nd place, Springfield Art Museum, Ohio


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2023 Collage workshop, Wright Library, Oakwood , Ohio

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


GALLERY

Sarah Gormley Gallery

988 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201

https://www.sarahgormleygallery.com