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Andrea Bonfils

Photography
In all of my explorations in photography, I'm primarily drawn to the wonders of nature; the perfections and imperfections of the world we live in. I've spent countless hours with the majestic bands of wild horses of New Mexico, a place I consider my second home. I've explored fluidity in underwater movement and my latest collection called "Submerged Gardens" depicts a kaleidoscopic interaction between an entirely organic, botanical color palette and the magical play between reflection and refraction.

Encaustics: Nature in Wax & Oil
Encaustic is one of the world's most ancient and permanent painting mediums that has been rediscovered by contemporary artists. The paints are made from pure powder pigment and molten bee's wax is layered atop, making the process unique and seductive. The molten nature of this medium is suitable for layering with oil paint and collaging and imbedding objects into the wax for multi-dimensional effect. Encaustic painting has great texture with a characteristic matte, translucent and velvety surface.


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Golden Horizon Oil and Encaustic on Panel 30x30

Golden Horizon
Oil and Encaustic on Panel
30x30

Blue Wave Oil and Encaustic on Panel 22x16

Blue Wave
Oil and Encaustic on Panel
22x16

Reflections Oil and Encaustic on Panel 40x30

Reflections
Oil and Encaustic on Panel
40x30

Horizons Oil and Encaustic 40x36 with silver leaf floater frame

Horizons
Oil and Encaustic
40x36 with silver leaf floater frame

Submerged Garden:6786 Photograph-Print, framed 46x46

Submerged Garden:6786
Photograph-Print, framed
46x46

Submerged Garden: 7210 Photograph-Print, framed 51x51

Submerged Garden: 7210
Photograph-Print, framed
51x51

Submerged Garden: 7078 Plexiglass Metallic C-Print 30x40

Submerged Garden: 7078
Plexiglass Metallic C-Print
30x40