Instructor/Founder Dave Bondi
Dave eclectic talents have led him on an adventurous career path. He has worked with such notable entertainment companies as Electronic Arts, Disney, Activision, Mattel, Google and the television show "SouthPark". His work spans a broad range of disciplines, ranging from traditional sculpture to highly technical media such as Virtual Reality and 3D Printing. Known for his contributions as a sculptor in the designer toy art world, his collaborators have included Joe Ledbetter, Luke Chueh, Kidrobot, Munkyking and many others. As a printmaker, he has worked with dozens of notable contemporary artists including Gary Baseman, Greg "Craola" Simkins, and Audrey Kawasaki. In the world of fine art, he creates self-described "Pop Action Sculpture", elaborate constructions of brightly colored lines in plastic and polyurethane foam. His process based art captures the spontaneity and energy of abstract expressionism in three dimensional form. He has lectured at UCLA Extension and as Adjunct Professor at CSUDH. Bondi received his BFA from the University of Michigan. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California.