An award winning artist, Bonnie has participated in numerous
Exhibitions including Museum, Gallery, Juried, and
Invitational shows. Her paintings grace the walls of
private homes, offices, and public buildings throughout the
United States. She has also been featured in numerous
magazine articles, including “American artist” magazine, one
of the foremost artists’ magazines in the country.
Recently she had one of her paintings become part of the permanent collection of the Macon Museum of Arts in Macon, Georgia. Two of her paintings were selected by the Georgia Council of the Arts for a three month Exhibition at the Capitol Gallery showcasing Georgia Artists. Just this year, 2014, she had 3 paintings published in the book, “Best of America Oil Painters, Volume III”.
Bonnie’s artwork for the Georgia Trust for Historic Presentation was chosen for reproduction by the nationally historic Hay House Museum. Additionally she received an award for her painting in the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta, “Georgia Through My Eyes” Juried show sponsored by the Middle Georgia Art association.
Selected as the Official Artist for the 1999 Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon, Georgia, Bonnie created the original painting for 1,500 fine art prints which were a sell out weeks before the festival began. She also created the painting for the Festival’s Commemorative Porcelain Plate, also a sellout, for which she received a Gold Medal from the International Association of Festivals. In 2001 Bonnie received the “Artist for the Arts” award by her peers presented by the Fine Arts Committee of the Georgia National Fair, and was later juried into the prestigious association “Oil Painters of America”.
Bonnie’s paintings are available Through San Jon Gallery and Plantation Artist Guild and Gallery both on Amelia Island off the coast of Florida, O’Steen Art, by appointment, in Ponte Vedra, Florida, as well as through her studio, by appointment, on Amelia Island, Florida.
A native of Mobile, Alabama, Bonnie moved to Georgia in 1972. After a lengthy career as Vice President of Corporate Systems for a national transportation and air freight forwarding Company in Atlanta, Bonnie made the decision to leave the business world and pursue her life-long interest in art.
For further information, you can email Bonnie at email@example.com