Cara Lasell Bonewitz

b. Pittsburgh, PA

based in Ojai, California and Glasgow, Scotland 



Education and Residencies

2016-2018    Master of Fine Arts Candidate, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

2015                The Studios of Key West Artist in Residence, Key West, FL

2015                La Napoule Art Foundation Artist in Residence, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France

2008                Yale University, B.A. in Studio Art and History, New Haven, CT

2006                Academic Programs Abroad, Coursework at L’Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Arts     Décoratifs, Paris, France


Exhibitions and Open Studios

2017           MFA Interim Show 2017, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

2017            Atelier Monday: The Mentorship Show, 16 Nicholson Street, Glasgow, Scotland 

2015           (in conversation): a one-night pop-up collaboration between Madeleine Ignon and Cara Bonewitz, galerie 8031, Los Angeles, CA 

2015           Second Floor Studios & Arts Open Studios, London

2014           Under Construction, SoHo20 Annual Juried Group Exhibition, New York, NY

2014            Bunker, Bushwick Open Studio Group Show, Brooklyn, NY

2013            Gowanus Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY

2011            B-Cup Café Group Show, B-Cup Café, New York, NY

2010            Color, But No Apologies, Broadway Suites, New York, NY

2008             Yale University Undergraduate Senior Show, New Haven, CT


Gallery and Museum Work Experience

2012–2014    Christie’s Auction House, New York, NY, Gallery Design Coordinator

2010–2012    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Exhibition Design and Construction Assistant

2008–2009    Steven Klein Studio, New York, NY, Assistant to Exhibition Director  

2007–2008    Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, Student Employee in Matting and Framing Department


Honors and Awards

2008        Mary Hotchkiss Williams Travel Fellowship, Yale University Art Gallery

2008        Paul H. and Brigitte P. Fry Cup, Yale University

2007        Patricia E. Kane Scholar of American Decorative Arts, Yale University Art Gallery