Local artist Brian Boner gets the urge to paint a self-portrait once every few years, but only when he grows a beard. “It's a little like looking at myself with a mask on," he quips. Meet Boner and view his latest works during the closing reception for “The Old, New World”. Boner’s got a knack for dramatically juxtaposing realistic figures with blank areas. "The raw canvas reflects the process," he explains. "The viewer can see where the paintings are born." One canvas birthed a herd of buffalo. Another painting shows the artist’s brother heavily bruised after a snowboard accident. “It was tough to have a younger family member badly injured,” says Boner. “It scares you a little bit and causes you to reflect on your... More >>>