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“I’m interested in places we are drawn to in our lives and stories that belong to these places. They are reference points for me at various stages of the painting process. My paintings blend elements of landscape with abstraction as a means to create visual poetry.”

Minneapolis based painter, Donna Bruni is known for creating atmospheric oil paintings with broad, richly layered planes of color. Her compositions are based on form and flux of urban and natural environments. Influenced by beauty of coastal regions, diverse landscape memory and sense of place, her work investigates ideology of home and geography of identity. Daily observation of light, air, water, wind, earth, sky, seasons and life cycles become contextual elements for meditative works on canvas. The process involves applying and mixing oil pigment directly on canvas with palette knife, building layers of color and scraping or brushing out areas to expose details beneath the surface.

Recent Exhibitions include: Art in the Embassies San Salvador, US State Department, Washington D.C;
Visual Poetry, Gardner Colby Gallery, Naples, FL; Beyond Water and Sky, Mill City Clinic, Minneapolis, MN.

 

 

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California Building

2205 California St NE
Studio 106
Minneapolis, MN 55418
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Archival giclee print, Blue Space series, D. Bruni

Title: Blue Space series #1
Media: Ink jet print on archival paper
Dimensions: 22 x 22″
©2020

Archival giclee (ink jet) print, high density color reproduction on watercolor paper, Blue Space series by Donna Bruni, 22 x 22″, ready for framing.

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Framed archival giclee print, Blue Space series, D. Bruni

Title: Blue Space series #1
Media: Ink jet print on archival paper
Dimensions: framed size 29 x 29″
Frame: Ash wood frame
©2020

Archival giclee (ink jet) print on watercolor paper, Blue Space series by Donna Bruni, custom frame, white matte, ash wood frame, ready for hanging. Framed artwork dimensions, 29 x 29″

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Oil painting on canvas, Distant and Near, D. Bruni

Title: Distant and Near
Media: oil on custom built canvas
Dimensions: 30 x 30″
©2020

Abstract oil painting on canvas by Donna Bruni, New City series

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Oil painting on canvas, Edge of Day, D. Bruni

Title: Edge of Day
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 20 x 20″
©2020

Original oil painting by Donna Bruni, Lake Superior series

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Oil painting on canvas, Old City, D. Bruni

Title: Old City
Media: Oil on custom built canvas
Dimensions, 30 x 30″
©2020

Original oil painting by Donna Bruni, New City series

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Oil painting on canvas, Rising Tide, D. Bruni

Title: Rising Tide
Media: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 24 x 30″
©2020

Original oil painting on canvas by Donna Bruni, 24 x 30″

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Oil painting on canvas, Shadow, D. Bruni

Title: Shadow
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 20 x 20″
©2020

Original oil painting on canvas by Donna Bruni, Lake Superior series

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Oil Painting on canvas, Solitude, D. Bruni

Title: Solitude
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 20 x 20″
©2020

Original oil painting on canvas by Donna Bruni, Lake Superior series

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Oil painting on canvas, Something Blue, D. Bruni

Title: Something Blue
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 30 x 30″
©2020

Original oil painting on canvas by Donna Bruni, Infinity Pool series

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Oil painting on canvas, Splash, D. Bruni

Title: Splash
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 20 x 20″
©2020

Original oil painting on canvas by Donna Bruni, Lake Superior series

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Small abstract oil painting, Flow #1, D. Bruni

Original oil painting on canvas by Donna Bruni

Title: Flow #1
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 11 x 11″
Frame: Ash wood float frame
©2020

Abstract painting on canvas, custom float frame, ready for hanging

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Small abstract oil painting, Flow #3, D. Bruni

Original oil painting by Donna Bruni

Title: Flow #3
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 11 x 11″
Frame: Ash wood float frame
©2020

Abstract painting, custom float frame, ready for hanging

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Small abstract oil painting, Flow #4, D. Bruni

Original oil painting by Donna Bruni

Title: Flow #4
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 11 x 11″
Frame: Ash wood float frame
©2020

Abstract painting, custom float frame, ready for hanging

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Small abstract painting, Flow #2, D. Bruni

Original oil painting by Donna Bruni

Title: Flow #2
Media: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 11 x 11″
©2020

Abstract painting on canvas, custom float frame, ready for hanging

This item is available for curbside pickup or shipping.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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