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|Who Is Van Bonds?
Van Is a self-taught artist who
began drawing as soon as he was
able to hold a pencil in his hand.
Being a professional photographer
as well, he likes to work from photographs. He often is heard
saying "If you can photograph it,
then I can Paint it." His work
has won countless awards and
has appeared in such publications
as(The Artist's Magazine)amongst
others.Van's work can be amazingly realistic in its detail and yet also
it often contains elements of a
somewhat loose or even
painterly quality that
captures the viewers
forth an almost Fantasy
like atmosphere.Van is
truely a master of his
craft and one of this
- James R Thortonburry...
(Director of Fine Arts)