|“Fall’s Arrival” © Denise Bunkert|
Name: Denise Bunkert
Bio: A Master Colorist and distinguished member of the Lake Country Pastel Society and Outdoor Painters of Minnesota, Denise Bunkert draws from nature, music and poetry to inspire luminous paintings. Her huge experience in design and art helps her in creating paintings which range from pastel landscapes and intimate scenes of nature to whimsical and sophisticated murals. Her awards and exhibitions are numerous and she is frequently invited to teach classes at gallery exhibitions of her work.
Denise graduated in 1992 with a B.S., University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI. with a major in Graphic Arts and Design.
Denise has thirteen years experience as graphic designer for Twin Cities publishing companies. She has taught college level design courses - she was Graphic Design Instructor for Minneapolis Business College, Academy College - but her true vocation has always been that of a fine artist and teacher. She continued her own exploration of art with extensive coursework that included a period with Susan Sarback’s School of Light & Color in 2004; and pastel workshops with Albert Handel, Maggie Price, and Desmond O’Hagan.
The Pastel Journal, June 2006 article: Marketing your artwork featured her award winning painting Fall's Arrival.
Medium: Pastel; oil; Wall paintings.
Subjects: Natural subjects from landscapes to butterfly wings.
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Publications: Essence: Nature in Vision & Verse, 2005.
Mirrors of the Soul: Reflections on Life's Seasons, 2009 with English poet, Richard Whitfield.
Gallery: Four pages of ten thumbnails each, the last ones including some of Denise’s murals.
Image View: The thumbnails enlarge in a Flash Player on the same page and may not be downloaded. Information is provided on medium, and dimension. Fall's Arrival is 25 x 18 ins.Blog/Demo: No