Bonnie Lambert

"My oil paintings bring to life the vibrant, fluid dance between nature and energized urban neighborhoods during the magic hour."

Oil painter Bonnie Lambert is excited by intense color and deep contrast. A vibrant palette and expressive brushstrokes are her tools for rendering familiar urban scenes. Among her inspirations are frenetic rush hour traffic; quiet neighborhoods sinking into twilight; hectic urban activity; and power lines and telephone poles slicing the sky into geometric shapes.

Lambert uses her own photographs as inspiration for her oil paintings. Then, on canvas, she overpaints color upon color in multiple layers until she achieves a luminescent depth and dynamic impasto.

With a BFA in theater from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Lambert was a professional theater actress for more than 17 years. Moving to California, she studied oil painting at the Art Center School of Design, Pasadena. Besides her life as an actor, her most significant influence as a fine artist is her mentor: internationally exhibited, museum-collected artist Margaret Garcia.

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Echo Park Sentinels
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,500
$ 1,275
Joyous Light
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,600
$ 1,360
Enlightenment at the Getty
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 2,200
$ 1,870
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Paintings & Drawings Oil Paintings

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,270
$ 1,079.50
Stanley and Sunset
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 950
$ 807.50
Pause
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,600
$ 1,360
Corners
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 950
$ 807.50
More Beyond
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,600
$ 1,360
Bijou
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 4,800
$ 4,080
Oasis
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 750
$ 637.50
A Good Day
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,500
$ 1,275
Skylines
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,500
$ 1,275
LA Autumn
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 8,225
$ 6,991.25
San Gabriel Power
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,500
$ 1,275
Elevated
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 1,000
$ 850
Colossus
Oil Painting

by Bonnie Lambert
$ 2,700
$ 2,295
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
10 Pick 10, Mesa, AZ, USA, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, 2015
Leading Ladies, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Forest Lawn Museum, 2015
In Full Color, Chelsea, New York City, 1315 Studios, 2014
1st Prize Winner, Contemporary Woman, Chico, CA, USA, Chico Art Center, 2014
Contemporary Masters, Juried Exhibit, Pasadena, CA, USA, Pasadena Museum of History, 2014