Gary Bukovnik (1947- ) was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1947 and studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art. The internationally acclaimed painter and printmaker has lived in San Francisco since 1974. His dramatic art conveys a highly monumental quality. Primarily using the mediums of watercolor, monotype and lithograph, Bukovnik fuses sensual vitality with fluid yet powerful colorations, creating floral images of great depth and intensity.Bukovnik’s work is represented in numerous public collections, such as the Art Institute of Chicago; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Brooklyn Museum; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; the Library of Congress; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Corporate collections include the Bank of America, AT&T, Citibank, Neiman-Marcus, Time-Warner, the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, as well as hundreds of additional corporate, private and museum collections.