Bonnie J. Smith is a fiber and mixed media artist. Her fiber art work has been featured in many national and international juried exhibitions and publications. Bonnie was the recipient of the prestigious NICHE Award in 2009 and is a finalist in 2012. She is in love with texture and creating fiber art that flows allowing the eye to appreciate her use of color and design. Bruce Hoffman, Director of the Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. describes her work "Simple, powerful, successful: Design and craftsmanship working together." All words every artist is waiting to hear.
Bonnie's art works are a dialogue with the viewer covering the topics; separation of church and state, racism and sexism. She is currently working on a large scale installation titled
"Thoughts ofthe Mind" dealing with religious discrimination.
Bonnie's fiber art titled "Color x 3" was juried into Quilt National 2011!
"Color x 3, orange"
"Color x 3,orange" has been juried in as a NICHE Award Finalist! The award is sponsored by The Rosen Group, publishers of American Style Magazine & NICHE Magazine.
The Rosen Group also offers art marketing and services to artist and art businesses along with sponsoring the Buyers Market of American Craft.
"swimming upstream and loving it"