Todd Bonita earned his BFA with honors from the Art Institute of Boston in 1996.  He was awarded “Best in Illustration” and the “AIB Purchase

Award.”  From 2000-2002 he continued his post baccalaureate study of classical painting and drawing at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine

Arts in Philadelphia.  He periodically continues private study of the French Academy drawing and painting tradition with noted instructors from

The Paul Ingbretson Atelier in Manchester, New Hampshire and Dennis Cheaney at the New England Realist Art center in Boston.

He began his career as an illustrator and mural painter creating works for newspapers, magazines, book publishers and design firms.  His

clients included Disney, MTV, Random House, Simon and Schuster, McGraw Hill, Houghton Mifflin, United Way and dozens of others.  His

illustrations appear in over thirty books.  He has worked for many of the major book publishing companies and is represented in the children’s

book market by agent “Maggie Byer Sprinzeles,"  In 1997, he worked with artist,”Joanna Ciampa."  They painted a 15’x30’ mural for the

Massachusetts State Police of the five fallen officers who were killed in the line of duty.

In 1997 he worked as a chainsaw sculptor on Cape Cod for World Champion chainsaw artist, Barre Pinske.

From 2000-2003 he worked for A.C.Coin and slot company illustrating and designing imagery, murals and sculpture for the gaming industry.

His work can be seen in casinos all over the world.  His most recent staff position was at the Foreside Company in Portland, Maine where he

designed, illustrated, sculpted and created merchandise for the home decor industry.  His wall art, designs, and sculptures can be found in

TJMaxx, Home Goods, Home Depot, boutiques and gift shops in all fifty states and parts of Canada.

Todd Bonita’s oil paintings are currently represented by “The Art House Gallery" in Brewster, Mass. on Cape Cod.  The "Diamond-Newman

Gallery" in Boston, Massachusetts.  As well as  "The Gallery at Mill Falls" in Meredith, NH.

Todd lives on the New Hampshire Seacoast with his wife and son, and paints in his studio at “The Button Factory" in Portsmouth, NH.


Kennedy Gallery,   Portsmouth, NH:

Art 3 Gallery,  Manchester, NH:

Gallery 51, Meredith, NH (Lake Winnipesaukee):

Rockport Art Association,  Rockport, Mass:

Art House GalleryBrewster, Mass (Cape Cod):

Bowersock Gallery,  Provincetown, Mass (Cape Cod):

The Art House Gallery UK, Cornwall England

The Northlight Gallery, Kennebunkport, Maine