Gendron makes her home in the mountain town of Julian, in San Diego
County, which she shares with her husband and three cats. The
natural, secluded setting of the property is graced by many ancient
oak trees, changing seasons and wildlife. These harmonious elements
provide inspiration and focus for her art.
life-long student of art, Bonnie and considers herself to be
self-taught. She has augmented her skills with classes at Grossmont
College as well as numerous workshops and classes offered by
well-known artists throughout the county. She believes art is an
ongoing learning process that reflects her most important
philosophies and values.
should always be fun, an ongoing creative process that reveals new
layers of imagination and experimentation with techniques and media,
she believes. “I have found themes and subjects that are directly
relevant to my own life to be the most effective and successful.”
work often has combined abstract elements with realistic focal
points. Bonnie is also creating work combining collage and
assemblage with drawing, mixed media and printmaking, most recently
focusing on wildlife subjects. “I have always loved animals and
want to honor their presence, importance and the beauty they give our
lives as fellow beings on the planet.”
work is currently shown in the Banner Queen Art Gallery. She has
also shown work in the Julian Art Gallery, Julian Art Guild’s semi-annual shows and venues and the Santa Ysabel Gallery Art
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