Eva Bovenzi is a painter living in San Francisco. She holds an MFA from the California College of the Arts, and has taught painting and drawing at many Bay Area institutions, including the San Francisco Art Institute, the California College of the Arts, the University of California Berkeley, and San Francisco State University. Her work is in both public and private collections, among them the Oakland Museum, the San Antonio Museum, and the Long Beach Museum of Art. She has been awarded artist’s residencies at the Djerassi Ucross foundations in the United States, and the Delfina Studio Trust and Fundacion Valparaiso in Spain. Bovenzi’s art has always used the natural world as a source for imagery. For the past ten years, she has spent summers in rural southern Colorado, where the landscape and the indigenous cultures have been a strong influence on her work.