KEWAUNEE, WI – Norma Bell, owner of Wisconsin’s Kewaunee Academy of Fine Art, announces the addition of Bonnie Paruch, Door Peninsula resident, to the Academy Instruction Staff effective immediately.
Ms. Bell states, “Bonnie, a strong colorist, is equally conversant in oil and pastel painting. We are delighted that she chose to join our staff of professional painters and instructors. Her work and her teaching credentials are nationally recognized.”
Bonnie is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America, the Oil Painters of America, the National Oil and Acrylic Painters, the American Impressionist Society and National Plein Air Painting Association.
Her bold and impressionistic oil and pastel paintings have been exhibited in many national and regional publications including: International Pastel Artist, International Artist, American Artist, Southwest Art, the Artist Magazine, The Pastel Journal, North Light Magazine, Wisconsin Trails Magazine, and the Best of Flower Painting Two.
Bonnie has participated in numerous group and solo gallery shows. Northwestern Publishing of Milwaukee, the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission of Madison and Edgewood Orchard Galleries of Fish Creek, utilize the artist’s work for book cover, calendar and book illustrations.
Bonnie has taught painting workshops for many organizations including: Utrecht Art Supply, Milwaukee, the Peninsula Art School of Fish Creek, the West Bend Art Museum of West Bend, The Clearing of Ellison Bay and The Wichita Center for the Arts of Wichita, Kansas.