Professor of Fine Arts and Study Abroad Coordinator at Paier College of Art, Bonadies earned a B.F.A from the University of Connecticut and an M.F.A. from the Massachusetts College of Art. He has taught at Raffaello Academy (Italy), Southern Connecticut, the University of Connecticut and the Massachusetts College of Art. He teaches drawing, sculpture, printmaking and foundations at Paier. His award-winning sculptures, drawings and installations have been exhibited throughout the Northeast at museums, galleries, colleges and universities as well as in Italy. With his father, sculptor Tony Bonadies, he operates the Bonadies Sculpture Studio where he does commission work and teaches private art classes.