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Introspective Concepts: Art by Bruno Hernani

A painting featuring undulating forms of blue and greenThe Impernance of Dreams

Bruno Hernani is an artist, educator, and an engineer by trade. Currently based in Regina, Saskatchewan. Bruno creates paintings and mixed media artworks that express introspective concepts and esoteric narratives.


A painting based on astrological conceptsUntitled


Looking through Bruno’s portfolio, I see a lot of really cohesive series of works, yet each series is quite different in appearance from the next. The artist’s Impermanence series, for example, is a lovely study of deep oceanic blues and greens, painted in smooth, curved forms over canvases. The subject matter in this series is often water-based, with fish and occasional human figures rising out of stylized waves. Bruno’s Music paintings make me think of artist Marilyn Nelson, who also finds her images inspired by songs.


A screen capture of Bruno Hernani's art websiteThe front page of Bruno's portfolio website


Bruno has also created a series of works related to Tarot cards. Unsurprisingly, it’s easy to find a slightly esoteric bent to many of his artworks. Even in his photographic work, Bruno works to capture moments of culture and geometry that have appeared throughout his travels, moments that must inform later pieces.


A painting expressing music in relation to geometryThe Geometry of Art, Music, and Life, acrylic on canvas

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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. They hold a degree in Critical and Cultural Practices from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as well as a certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Dallas has a passion for speaking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In their studio practice they are an illustrator and budding tattoo artist, but they consider themselves a writer foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises or their art on Instagram.

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