About the artist


Richard J. Bonomo  was born in 1946 and raised in and around New York.  He studied zoology, chemistry, history and technical theater at the University of Wisconsin. He did graduate work in biochemistry at New York Medical College and studied painting and other media at Purchase  College, The Silvermine Art Center, and The National Academy School. He received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the New York Academy of Art in 2019.   Over the past forty years he has produced significant works in both art and science.  His paintings have appeared in shows in Westchester, New York City, and Connecticut.   He currently lives in Yonkers, New York.

 

 

Résumé

 

Richard Bonomo
114 Alta Ave., Yonkers, NY 10705 

 

rjbonomo@mac.com 

 

I am a figurative and representational artist who has practiced for many years in parallel to a career in science as a biochemist and consultant to the biotechnology industry. 

 

Education

2019 Master of Fine Arts, New York Academy of Art

2011 to 2016 Studied printmaking, drawing and painting at the National Academy Museum and School 

2000 to 2004 Studied painting at the Silvermine School

1989 to 1999 Studied painting at Purchase College, School of Continuing Education 

1983 MS Biochemistry New York Medical College

1973 BA Zoology,, University of Wisconsin (Madison) 

 

Professional Experience
1994 - 2012 Principal at Turn-Key Biotechnology, Inc. Designed and built laboratory facilities for biotechnology companies. Played a key role in space planning, interior design, and construction management 

1988 -1994 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., A founder and Director of Facilities and Operations


1978 -1988 New York Blood Center, Senior Project Manager, Research and Development of new products from blood. Holder of two patents for killing the AIDS virus in blood plasma used for transfusion

 

 


Exhibitions

2019 Take Home a Nude

Meadow Walk Art Show, Centre Island, NY

Tribeca Ball, NY Academy of Art

2018 Take Home a Nude, Sotheby’s

  The Tribeca Ball, NY Academy of Art

2017 Deck the Halls, NY Academy of Art

Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum and School, NY 2016 Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum and School, NY  Midseason show, National Academy School, NY
2015 Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum and School, NY Midseason show, National Academy School, NY
2014 Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum and School, NY
Midseason show, National Academy School, NY
Solo Exhibition, Yonkers Public Library, Yonkers, NY
2011-2013 School exhibitions at National Academy School, NY
2009 Colonies, Solo exhibition at The Brecht Forum, NY
2006 Small Matters of Great Importance, Hopper House Art Center,        Nyack, NY
2003 Katonah Women’s Club Show, Katonah, NY
2000 Katonah Museum Member’s Show, Katonah, NY
Group Show, Macy Gallery, Westchester Medical Center
1999 Fields of Vision, Bridge Gallery, White Plains, NY
Katonah Museum Member’s Juried Show, Katonah, NY
Spectrum 99, New Canaan Society for the Arts
1998 Art as Spectacle, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (Thelma Golden, curator) 

 

 

Awards
2014 Reva Paul Prize, National Academy Museum
2003 Second place, Landscapes, Women’s Club Show, Katonah, NY