The Hardy Gallery is excited to present an artist talk with one of Chicago’s leading architectural illustrators, Bruce Bondy. This event is in conjunction with the Hardy’s current exhibit, Making Marks, Making Meaning, a show that examines all forms of drawing from process to product.
Bondy is an architectural illustrator from Chicago, who owns and operates Bondy Studio. His clients include architects, urban planners, landscape architects, interior designers and developers. Bondy is committed to hand drawn illustration even as advancing technology has played a larger role in the depiction of architecture.
He also teaches drawing and visualization skills to architects and design professionals in a workshop format teaching around the U.S. through professional organizations such as American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, and the American Society of Landscape Architects. He has also taught the graduate students at the Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Fellowship in Spring Green, Wis.
Bondy will reflect on his own involvement with mechanical drawing and how it relates to his work as an architectural illustrator. He will speak from the experience he gained as a student of architecture and interior design at the Harrington College of Design, and from his 22 years of owning an architectural illustration firm.
The talk will be held at The Clearing Folk School’s Jensen Center on Oct. 2, 2-3 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Bondy’s work is currently part of the Making Marks, Making Meaning Exhibition, which is on view until Oct. 15.