SELECTED EXHIBITIONS: 

“First Friday Open Studio” Mainframe Studios, Des Moines, IA October 2016 - April 2019

“Open Studio” Fitch Art Studios, Des Moines, IA December 2012, 2013, 2014 2016

“Buffalo Bonker” Graceland University, Lamoni, IA (Solo) April 2016 

“Fall Gallery Night” Kavanaugh Gallery , West Des Moines, IA October 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 

“New Works by Buffalo Bonker” Firetrucker Brewery, Ankeny, IA (Solo) May – June 2015 

“Spring Gallery Night” Kavanaugh Gallery , West Des Moines, IA April 2013, 2014, 2015 

“Artist Open House” Letsch Law, Grimes, IA November 2014 

“Iowa State Fair Art Show” Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, IA August 2014 

“Skinny Cosmonaut with Whip” Mars Cafe, Des Moines IA (Solo) June 2012 

“Paintins Nuevos de Bonker” Cuatro, Des Moines IA (Solo) June 2012 

“Paintings by Bonker” Cafe Diem, Ames IA (Solo) May 2012 

“Give Me A Home” The Lift, Des Moines IA (solo) February 2012 

“Art Fest Midwest” Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA June 2011 

“Art Crank“ Instinct Gallery, Des Moines, IA May 2011 

“Vault “ Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA May 2011 

“Hail to the King” Finder’s Creepers, Des Moines, IA March 2011 

“Fire in the Hole” Finder’s Creepers, Des Moines, IA December 2010 

“This Show is Bonker’s “ RAYGUN, Des Moines, IA (solo) October 2010 

“Jazz in July” Multiple Location, Des Moines, IA July 2010 

“ Under the Limelight “ Ankeny Art Center, Ankeny, IA (solo) May 2010 

“ArtCrank “ Instinct Gallery, Des Moines, IA May 2010 

“Sensory Overload” Instinct Gallery, Des Moines, IA January 2010 

“Crossroads Conference” Crossroads Conference, Des Moines, IA December 2009 

“Small Works” The Chait Gallery, Iowa City Iowa November 2009 

“Metro Arts Expo” HyVee Hall, Des Moines, IA November 2009 

“Creepy Crawlies” Instinct Gallery, Des Moines, IA October 2009 

“Artstop” Artdive, Des Moines, IA September 2009 

“Diversify Your Bonds” Ankeny Art Center, Ankeny, IA August 2009 

“Des Moines Cityscapes” Iowa Event Center, Des Moines, IA August 2009 

“Jazz in July” Village at Ponderosa, West Des Moines, IA August 2009 

“Art Fest Midwest” Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA June 2009 

“Raise a Glass” Iowa Historical Building, Des Moines, IA July 2008 

“Spring Art Market” Valley Junction, West Des Moines, IA May 2008

PRESS: 

Cityview Magazine “Iowa Artist” April 2019

KCCI 8 News “In The Artist’s Studio” April 13, 2014 

Des Moines Artist Feature “City of Des Moines, Performance Report” July 2012, Page 9, 34 

Des Moines Register “Egg-ceptional” April 9, 2011, 1E 

www.NullPosition.com “Buffalo Bonker; Steady, But Watching” January 24, 2011 

Art Experience Radio Show “Des Moines Local Live Radio” January 31, 2010 

Friday Reception Opening “Ankeny Register & Press Citizen” August 18, 2009, Page 14 

Des Moines Artist Feature “City of Des Moines, Raising the Bar” March 2009, Page 41

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Kavanaugh Gallery West Des Moines, Iowa

AWARDS: 

Second Place, Multimedia Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, IA August 2014 

Honorable Mention, Acrylic Painting Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, IA August 2014 

City of Des Moines, Peoples Choice Des Moines, Iowa July 2012 

Bud Select 55 Art Contest Des Moines, Iowa August 2009 

City of Des Moines, Report Featured Artist Des Moines, Iowa March 2009

 

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