Laura Bonnie is a painter and freelance illustrator currently based in Victoria BC. Her work is figurative and whimsical, often exploring the visual intersection of fantasy and reality. Frequent subjects include animals, the fantastical, story scenes, portraits and all manner of dream imagery.
Since completing a BFA in Illustration at Emily Carr in 2014, Laura has been working on various series for exhibition as well as commissions and book and illustration projects. Her media include acrylic, collage, oil and digital. Regular participation in live painting events as well as mural projects at various festivals add energy and spontaneity to her practice. Influences include Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele, as well as Nick Bantock, Shaun Tan and James Jean. Passions include keyboard cat, reptilians, and kitschy home decor.
Laura Bonnie is currently accepting personal (fine art & portrait) commissions as well as commercial illustration projects.