Painter Bonnie Weirsays she has always been drawn to flowers, which can transform so quickly that they might look different from one day to the next. Like the subject that inspires her, her work has undergone changes. The past year or so, she has painted soft, vibrant images of blooms that are semi-abstract yet discernable, a stark contrast to the sleek, dark, geometric abstracts she previously created.

Painter Bonnie Weirsays she has always been drawn to flowers, which can transform so quickly that they might look different from one day to the next. Like the subject that inspires her, her work has undergone changes. The past year or so, she has painted soft, vibrant images of blooms that are semi-abstract yet discernable, a stark contrast to the sleek, dark, geometric abstracts she previously created.

The main gallery space at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center is filled with her recent works, whose flowing layers of bright flowers offer her more freedom than her earlier style. After taking a look around, venture upstairs to see Weir's older, more structured paintings.