Bonnie Hodges Art Gallery
 

Bonnie Hodges is an award-winning artist located in Edmonds, WA (near Seattle). She has a B.A. in Studio Arts from the University of Maryland and worked as an Illustrator for the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C.

Bonnie works with a variety of media, including oil, pastel, and digitial art. Bonnie's artwork has been featured in galleries, national and international art shows, and is on display in collections in the USA and Europe. Please download a brochure.

Please contact us for information about commissioning or buying a painting, print, or note cards. Prints are also available at Elegant Gems in downtown Edmonds, WA.

Prints can be ordered using Paypal.

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EXPERIENCE
Edmonds Community College in Edmonds, Washington
Instructor, 2009 - December 2012
Teacher for beginner oil painting class and portraiture as part of the ArtsNow program
ArtsNow C401: Oil Painting for Beginners [registration information]

Cole Gallery in Edmonds, Washington
Instructor, 2010
Teacher for beginner oil and acrylic painting class

Texas Contemporary/Piland – Goodell, Inc. in Houston, Texas
Illustrator, 1984
Illustrations for condominiums in Galveston, Texas

Texas Theme Park, Inc. in Houston, Texas
Illustrator, 1982
Illustrations for train theme park

The U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.
Illustrator, June 1962 – July 1969
Illustrated posters, charts, and a book of nations for the Secretary of State

EDUCATION
University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland
Bachelor of Arts – Studio Arts, June 1967
Honors: Dean’s List, 1966
Exhibition: University of Maryland Student Art Show, 1967

Houston Community College in Houston, Texas
Coursework, 1991 – 1992, 2000 – 2006
Took classes in Photoshop, Painter, Illustrator, and InDesign
Exhibition: five digital paintings were featured in a student art show that toured China in 2006

Art League of Houston in Houston, Texas
Coursework, 1984 – 1994
Studied figure and portraiture under Jose Perez, Polly Hammett, and Margaret Smithers Crump
Exhibitions: Art League of Houston, Membership Competition Exhibition, May 12 – June 18, 1988; Art League of Houston, Membership Show, William Graham – Juror, Houston, Texas, 1987; Art League Workshop Competition, Houston, Texas, 1986; Art League Membership Show, Houston, Texas, 1986; Art League: Real vs. Real, Houston, Texas, 1985; Art League Workshop Competion, 1985

Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. School of Art in Houston, Texas
Coursework, 1983
Studied figurative painting

Museum of Fine Arts in El Paso, Texas
Coursework, 1974
Studied watercolor painting

Bureau of Printing in Washington, D.C.
Coursework, 1968
Studied the printing process

Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C.
Coursework, 1960
Studied figurative painting and still lifes



BIBLIOGRAPHY (articles about Bonnie)
Turner, Janette. "Scene around town on the Edmonds Arts Studio Tour." My Edmonds News. 16 Sept. 2012 [link]

Archer, Annie. "Meet the artists: Hal Sutherland and Bonnie Hodges at Davenport Cellars in Woodinville." Woodinville Patch. 19 July 2012 [link]

"Edmonds artist Bonnie Hodges to be featured at Woodinville event Thursday." My Edmonds News. 17 July 2012 [link]

"Northwest scenes at MLT Library." The Enterprise Newspaper. 2 Feb. 2011 [link]

"New art in Edmonds this month." The Enterprise Newspaper. 17 Nov. 2010 [link]

"Edmonds’ artist featured in Edmonds Library exhibit." Edmonds Beacon. 11 Nov. 2010 [link online] [newspaper link]

"Library Features Portraits by Bonnie Hodges." Snohomish County Arts. 3 Nov. 2010 [link]

"Edmonds artist to be featured in Rose House Charity Art Show." Edmonds Beacon. 24 Sept. 2009. p. 7.

Hodges, Cynthia. "Equine Art: The Tradition of Realism Continues in Texas." Contact: Central Dressage Society Newsletter. Sept. 1999. [link] [Updated version]

Cooper, John. "Bellaire Artist Shows Work at Post Gallery." West University Sun. 29 March 1995. p. 8A. [link]

Painting featured on the cover of Quarterly: The Magazine of South Texas College of Law, Summer 1992 [link]

“Bonnie Hodges is December Artist.” The Spire: St. Luke’s Methodist Church. 12. Dec. 1986

Johnson, Patricia C. “Split Exhibit Mounts 153 Points of View by Texas Artists.” Houston Chronicle. 15 Dec. 15, 1985

Stewart, Olva Pharo. “Bonnie Hodges, Artist.” The Horse Sheet, Vol. 5, No. 12. Dec. 1984 [link]

Painting featured on the cover of The Horse Sheet. Vol. III, No. 7. July 1982 [link]

AWARDS
People's Choice Award for "Edmonds Ferry Docking at Sunset" at Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show, Mountlake Terrace, WA, September 24 - October 2, 2011

1st Place ("Swan Valley Flowers"), 3rd Place ("Raven Dance") & Honorable Mention ("Mesa Verde") in the Cyber Art category at Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery, Edmonds, WA, June 17 - 19, 2011

3rd Place in the Paintings and Drawings category for "Skagit Valley Daffodils" at Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show, Mount Lake Terrace, WA, October 1 - 3, 2010



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery, Edmond, WA, June 16-18, 2017
Arts of the Terrace 2016 Juried Art Show, Mountlake Terrace, WA, September 24 - October 9, 2016
Edmonds Arts Festival 2016 Juried Gallery, Edmonds, WA, June 17-19, 2016
Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show, Mountlake Terrace, September 2015
Portrait exhibit at Cafe Louvre, Edmonds, WA, September 2015
Kenmore Art Show 2015, Kenmore, WA, June 2015
Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery 2015, Edmonds, WA, June 2015
Northwest Plus Exhibit, Coldwell Banker Bain, Edmonds, WA, June 2013
Floretum Club Art Exhibit, Coldwell Banker Bain, Edmonds, WA, December 2012
ArtsNow/uLearn Open House and Faculty Exhibit, Edmonds Conference Center, Edmonds, WA September 20 - November 15, 2012
Woodinville Wine Walk at Davenport Cellars, Woodinville, WA, July - August 2012
Bothell LiveArts Festival 2012, Bothell, WA, June 23-24, 2012
Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery 2012, Edmonds, WA, June 15 - 17, 2012
Swedish Hospital Edmonds Exhibit, September 2011 - February 2012
In the Red Juried Art Exhibit, September 26 - November 17, 2011, Lynnwood, WA
Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show, Mountlake Terrace, WA, September 24 - October 2, 2011. Winner of People's Choice Award for "Edmonds Ferry Docking at Sunset"
Edmonds Art Studio Tour, Edmonds, WA, September 17 - 18, 2011 [Komo News article]
Bothell LiveArts Festival 2011 Juried Art Show, Bothell WA, June 25 - 26, 2011
Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery, Edmonds, WA, June 17 - 19, 2011. Awarded 1st ("Swan Valley Flowers"), 3rd ("Raven Dance") & Honorable Mention ("Mesa Verde") in the Cyber Art category
Mountlake Terrace Library Scenes from the Northwest Exhibit, Mountlake Terrace, WA, February 2011 [Weekly Herald article] [MLT News article]
Lowell Art Work's January 2011 Juried Show - Domestic Animals Show, Everett, WA, January 15 - February 12, 2011
Edmonds Art Walk, Reliable Floor Coverings, Edmonds, WA, December 16, 2010 - January 15, 2011
Edmonds Public Library, Portrait Exhibit, Edmonds, WA, November 1 - December 15, 2010. See "Edmonds’ artist featured in Edmonds Library exhibit," Edmonds Beacon, Nov 11, 2010 [link online] [newspaper link]
Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show, Mount Lake Terrace, WA, October 1 - 3, 2010. Awarded 3rd place in the paintings and drawings category for "Skagit Valley Daffodils"
Edmonds Art Studio Tour, Edmonds, WA, September 18 - 19, 2010
Edmonds Community College ArtsNow/uLearn Class Promotion Exhibit, Edmonds, WA, August 19 - October 10, 2010
Emerald Downs Equine Art Show, Auburn, WA, July 8 - 11, 2010
Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Gallery, Edmonds, WA, June 18 - 20, 2010
Edmonds Art Walk, Edward Jones, 313 Main St., Edmonds, WA, June 17 - July 16, 2010
Edmonds Art Walk, Edmonds, WA, March 18, 2010
Edmonds Art Walk, Edmonds, WA, November 19, 2009
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church Art Show, Edmonds, WA November 7 - 8, 2009
Edmonds Art Walk, Edmonds, WA, October 15, 2009
Fur, Feathers & Fins Juried Show, Parklane Gallery, Kirkland, WA, October 6 - 31, 2009
Houston Community College Art Show in China, 2006
Houston Women’s Caucus Art Show, Houston, Texas, September 10, 1989
Butera’s on Alabama, Houston, Texas, July 13 – August 1, 1989
Patterns and Rhythms, Art League of Houston, Houston, Texas, May 13, 1988
Art League of Houston, Membership Competition Exhibition, May 12 – June 18, 1988
The Multiple Sclerosis Society Benefit Art Show, Houston, Texas, February 6, 1988
Texas Women, a Juried Selection, Dr. Robert Hobbs – Juror, Houston, Texas, 1988
O’Kane Gallery Four Person Show, Houston, Texas, May 25 – June 12, 1987
Tri Delta Art Show, Martha Terrell – Juror, Houston, Texas, 1987
Art League of Houston, Membership Show, William Graham – Juror, Houston, Texas, 1987
Celebration ’87, San Antonio WCA, Annette DiMeo-Carlozzi – Juror, San Antonio, 1987
Munchies Two Person Show, Houston, Texas, 1987
Women Artists of Three States, Dallas WCA, Judith Brodsky Juror, Dallas, Texas 1987
Texas Realism, Texas Fine Arts Association, December 14, 1985 – January 19, 1986
St. Luke’s Methodist Church One Man Show, Houston, Texas, 1986
Art League Workshop Competition, Houston, Texas, 1986
Art League Membership Show, Houston, Texas, 1986
An Evening of Art, Rotary Club of River Oaks, Houston, Texas, March 29, 1985
Art League: Real vs. Real, Houston, Texas, 1985
Texas Visions, Samuel H. Grove, Martha Terrell, Murray Smither, Paul Rogers Harris – Jurors, Houston, Texas, 1985
Art League Workshop Competion, 1985
Texas Realism, TFAA, Thomas A. Livesay – Juror, 1985
Evening of Art, River Oaks Garden Center, River Oaks Rotary Club – Sponsor, 1985
Western Art, the Briar Club of Houston, 1983
U.S. Department of State/USIA/AID Art Show, awarded 2nd in Show, Washington, D.C. 1968

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Knight Visions Gallery in Bothell, Washington (current)
Post Gallery in Houston, Texas [See newspaper article]
Harris Gallery in Houston, Texas

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Houston Federation of Garden Clubs, July 24, 1988
Bonnie gave a presentation entitled “Art in Nature, Nature in Art” to about 150 members of the Garden Club

SEMINARS
Bob Wygant, 1991 in Kerrville, Texas
John Asaro, 1988 in Scottsdale, Arizona
Lajos Markos, 1985 Houston, Texas
Daniel Green, 1984 – 1985 in Houston, Texas
Jose Perez, 1981 – 1983 in Houston, Texas
Marge Brichler, 1980 – 1981 in Houston, Texas
Herr Hertzfeld, 1970-1971 in Wiesbaden, Germany

CHARITY
PAWS: Bonnie donates 10% of the commission she receives for animal portraits to the Progressive Animal Welfare Society to help support the important work they do for animals.

Edmonds Mural Society Auction Fundraiser: Bonnie donated a commission of an animal portrait to help raise funds for the Edmonds Mural Society (Auction occurred on May 22, 2010).

"Golden Retriever Mix"
Oil on Canvas
9 x 12

Louis Braille School: Bonnie donated a commission of an animal portrait (below) to the Benefit Auction on March 20, 2010. See the school's blog or newspaper article (Braille raises $9,000) about the event.


"Katie, Fox Terrier"
Oil on Canvas
12 x 12

Unfortunately, the Rose House Charity Art Show was postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.



Website by Cynthia Hodges. All Artwork © Bonnie Hodges 2017.

 

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