Location: United States
Bonnie has a BA from Hofstra University in Set Design and Graphics, along with her AA from Valencia Community College in Fine Art. Areas of study include, oil painting, two to three dimensional design, photography, with focus on theatrical makeup and set design.
Bonnie Sprung has over 20 years experience in curating, judging various art exhibits along with judging high school thespian competitions. She is a member of the Women’s Caucus For Art and is a past president of the Florida chapter. She is also a Seminole Cultural Arts Council board member.
Bonnie’s award-winning fine art including, paintings, mixed media, and photography, has been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows. Her photography has been chosen and published in two books for United Arts of Central Florida Red Chair Project. Her work is in galleries and in public and private collections. Bonnie has done set design, scenic painting, make-up and stage management for over 150 shows locally and in New York. Since 1986 she has owned Uniquely Sprung Art and Photography Studio and Muscular Motion Gym. In 2000, Bonnie was introduced to public art and since has created designs for lizards, swans, butterflies, clowns, gators and geckos. Aside from designing sets and many art exhibitions, Bonnie creates and sells wearable art. She is also in demand for her mixed media art demos and workshops.
Being green, Bonnie transforms CD and DVD’s into works of art. Canvas is glued and trimmed to each individual disk then painted randomly with acrylic colors. Handwritten; using dimensional fabric paints are TV/Movie/Theatre titles and quotes. The disks are also layered to give the faces some depth, using different widths of cut wooden dowels. The portraits are finished with a two to three color oil paint.
In addition to using the disks, I have also used the cases. Painting in and on quotes and images pertaining to the celebrity.
Legendary Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro has starred in such films as 'Taxi Driver,' 'The Godfather: Part II,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Awakenings' and 'The Intern.'
Born in New York City on August 17, 1943, actor Robert De Niro left school at age 16 to study acting with Stella Adler. He then worked with many acclaimed film directors, including Brian DePalma, Elia Kazan and, most importantly, Martin Scorsese. De Niro's role in The Godfather: Part II (1974) brought him his first Academy Award. He went on to make several other critically acclaimed films, including The Deer Hunter (1978), and scored his second Academy Award for Raging Bull (1980). In the 1990s, De Niro saw continued success with such films as Goodfellas and Analyze This. He more recently won acclaim for his work on Silver Linings Playbook (2012), garnering the seventh Oscar nod of his career.
Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).:274 Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. Einstein is best known by the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation").
Famed actress, award-winning comedian, television host and human rights advocate Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 13, 1955.
She starred in a popular one-woman production in 1983, and in 1985 she won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Recording. That year, Goldberg's success with The Color Purple launched a highly visible acting career. Since 1985, she has appeared in more than 80 film and television productions. She won an Academy Award in 1991 for her performance in Ghost and a Tony Award in 2002 for Thoroughly Modern Millie. In 2007 she embarked on a lengthy run as moderator of the TV talk show The View; winning a Daytime Emmy Award in 2009.
Known as an EGOT winner. She is one of twelve who has the honor of winning all four major annual American entertainment awards in a competitive, individual (non-group) category: the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
Louis Armstrong was a trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, film star and comedian. Considered one of the most influential artists in jazz history.
Louis Armstrong, nicknamed "Satchmo," "Pops" and, later, "Ambassador Satch," was born on August 4, 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana. An all-star virtuoso, he came to prominence in the 1920s, influencing countless musicians with both his daring trumpet style and unique vocals. Armstrong's charismatic stage presence impressed not only the jazz world but all of popular music. He recorded several songs throughout his career, including he is known for songs like "Star Dust," "La Vie En Rose" and "What a Wonderful World." Armstrong died at his home in Queens, New York, on July 6, 1971.