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Candice Bohannon

Artist Statement

“I believe art invites us to contemplate our most important beliefs, expand our compassion and understanding, and connect us with those who have walked a different path. I strive to capture a glimpse of the beauty, awe and wonder of this world before I leave it, and to share that with others.”


Candice Bohannon was born in 1982 in Sacramento, CA. She studied painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, aesthetics, art history and philosophy at the Laguna College of Art and Design, graduating with honors and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2005.  

Her works have garnered the attention of fellow artists, collectors, and galleries worldwide.   Her paintings have been featured in publications such as: Fine Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, Southwest Art, The Artist’s Magazine, International Artist, Artists and Poets, Professional Artist Magazine, and ArtSee, along with inclusion in several art books.  

Candice has exhibited at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the USC Fisher Museum and fine art galleries throughout the United States.  Her work has received numerous honors:  A host of awards from the Art Renewal Center including 2nd Place in the figurative category in 2016, Fine Art Connoisseur’s Award of Excellence in 2013, 1st Place in The Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition in 2012, a Certificate of Excellence from the Portrait Society of America in 2012, and more.  

Her work is in private collections throughout the US, Europe and Canada.  She currently resides in Texas, and shares her life with fellow artist Julio Reyes and their two children.