Gianmaria Bonà (Perego,
08/05/1954) lives and works in Colle Brianza, Lecco.
He acquired his high
school diploma in 1974 at the Istituto Parini in Lecco and directed the
entrepreneurial activity inherited from his father.
passion for the arts and architecture led him to attend the artistic circles of
Milan, where he had the opportunity to meet well-known artists, architects,
stylists and critics.
After that, he began to
devote himself full time to painting and artistic
research and he inaugurated his first solo exhibition 1982 in Asti, with a
flattering success in terms of public and sales.
the meantime, he met the curative master Felice Bossone and strengthened a
fruitful friendship with him, bringing him to regularly attend his studio.
last watercolour works were submitted to the well-known militant critic and talent
scout Lorenzo Bonini, who ordered a personal travelling exhibition entitled:
"Sixty-nine intimate watercolours"
at the historic Schubert Gallery in Milan.
his watercolours paintings’ success, Bonà broadens his horizons in the search
for abstract painting that convinces its curator to collect and publish in the catalogue
most of the works produced: "Tsunami"
is the apt title of the critical essay that brings him to the attention of the
In 2012, he began his
experience as a sculptor with significant works strongly imbued with pathos,
who have led him to produce sculptural symbols used by well-known car
manufacturers to reward the winning drivers and public moral bodies.
He left the provincial
ranks with a large anthological exhibition in Panama at the Trump Hotel.
his new catalogue called: "The
spirit of painting", he shows us the results of his latest research on
the "abstract" painting’s soul, using a new and surprising technique.
expression: Expressionism, informal lyrical abstractionism, mixed media.
can find his works in in public and private collections in Italy and abroad
(Russia, Brazil, Switzerland, France, Portugal, Romania, Poland and England).
1982 AstiGalleria Manzetti
- Drawings and watercolours.
1984 Pesaro Galleria
Penelope - Mixed media works.
1987 Acqui Terme Gallery
Passe-partout oil works.
1990 Grosseto Galleria
del Buttero - Landscape works.
1998 Bibione (Ve) Sala
Grand Hotel Marina Blu - Marine watercolours and coastal landscapes.
Exhibition in Chioggia.
2004 Exhibition Albarella
Island (August '04- Owest Hotel)
2010 Schubert Gallery Milan
- Sixty-nine intimate watercolours - latest works.
2011 Palazzo Municipale
Merate – Tsunami, New pictorial identity
2011 Area Cazzaniga
Merate - Tsunami New pictorial identity
2012 Spoleto Art
2013 Panama Trump Gallery
2014 Panama Trump Gallery
2015 EXPO Milan
2016 Hotel 38 Milan
2017 Red's Hotel
2017 Realization for ACI
Milan trophies Mille Miglia Monza and Trofeo Rally show
2017 Sculpture for
2018 Parma Art, Albanese Arte
2018 Padua Art, Albanese Arte
1987 Pittori e la montagna Cogne
Pittori ad Aprica (SO).
Painting prize of Morbegno (SO).
City of Baiso (RE) Award.
Extemporary Imperial Palace Santa Margherita Ligure (GE) Award.
Critics who wrote about
Angelo Baiguini, Vittorio
Sgarbi, Giusi Spezzaferri, Lorenzo Bonini, Felice Bossone, Francesco Zampieri,
Laura Civetti, Angelo Dragone, Franco Brasca, Daniele Colombo.