Jodi Bonassi is a Southern California femail artist whose work has been reviewed in the Boston Globe, Flavorpill, LA Times, Daily News, and The Chronicle Review.  Other publications include an interview and publication of her works in  Hair's How Magazine (Russia high fashion,2012), Studio Visit Magazine (volume 19, 2012), Art and Living, Art Calendar Magazine (cover),Harpers Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine (Ocean Press), 2007 Emerging Artist Calendar and others.  In 2008 and 2009 she received the University Scholars Award for her "CREATE" Program.  This unique community service based art program is targeted for High School students in need of art programs.  She is a dedicated artist whose recent work has merited inclusion in the Alchemy of Art Exhibition juried by esteemed Los Angeles critic, Peter Frank.  Other noted curators who have selected her work in juried gallery exhibits in Los Angeles are Ann Philbin (from the Hammer Museum, gallery 825 Open Show, 2006), Cliff Benjamin ( "Out There", LAAA, 2008), Bert Green of Bert Green Fine Art ("Out There", Gallery 825, 2009), and Marc Pachter from the Smithsonian Institute(Best Painting Award, Cambridge Prize Show, 2003.
   Her work has been selected for unique depictions of centers for communal exchange, specifically barbershops, malls and cafes.  Her other works include graphite drawings depicting children in today's world,  paintings on paper using her own created collage elements as well as paintings on used recycled materials such as soccer balls, and broken plates or furniture to paint on.  Jodi Bonassi has an extensive exhibition record in regional institutions and galleries. 
Other projects: guest speaker at CSUN for Senior Projects Class, Guest Artist teacher for one charter school and one public school to assist high school students to create identity based art.  Public murals and special projects (see gallery).
 
Affiliated Gallery:  Gallery 825, LAAA (Los Angeles Art Association)
A resume is available upon request