Candice Bohannon Bohannon developed her artistic aesthetic for the opulent splendor of both nature and the heart of man while growing up in a rural mountain town in northern California. She was born with a passion and aptitude requisite in creating artworks imbued with substance and beauty, and showed signs of that unique skillset from a very early age. b. 1982 in Sacramento, CA USA
In pursuing the skills she would need as a fine artist, Bohannon studied painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, aesthetics, art history and philosophy at the Laguna College of Art and Design, graduating with honors and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2005.
Bohannon’s artwork consists of deeply compassionate, penetrating and emotive figurative pieces along with intensely studied works from life and nature. The artist describes much of her work’s content as: “The invisible yet perceptible quality of awareness, emotions, experiences, memories and expectations, the ethereal nature of the human soul and a searching for comfort and familiarity in the sublime unknown. “
Candice’s body of work is contemplative, expressing a sincere philosophical pursuit of truth and meaning, and an exploration of the robust human spirit. Her work is contemporary yet naturalistic, soulful yet rational, and touches upon the complex relationship between man and nature.
American Artist Candice Bohannon Painting
Her works have garnered the attention of fellow artists, collectors, and galleries worldwide. Her paintings have been featured in publications such as: Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, Southwest Art, The Artist’s Magazine, International Artist, Artists and Poets, Professional Artist Magazine, and ArtSee, along with inclusion in several art books. Candice has exhibited at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the USC Fisher Museum and fine art galleries throughout the United States. Her work has received numerous honors: A host of awards from the Art Renewal Center including 2nd Place in the figurative category in 2016, Fine Art Connoisseur’s Award of Excellence in 2013, 1st Place in The Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition in 2012, a Certificate of Excellence from the Portrait Society of America in 2012, and more.