Bonnie Dickson, a native Texan, paints a variety of subjects, but her specialty is Bluebonnets. She is an enthusiastic and talented artist interested in the beauty of the landscape around her. She has been involved for twenty years as a dedicated painter. Bonnie studied drawing, painting, and design at the Fort Worth Art Museum and Weatherford College, and has done several workshops with teachers such as Rene Hughes of Fort Worth, Jerry Yarnell (TV artist) of Oklahoma.
Bonnie Dickson's work has been on shows with:
The Texas Woman's Western Artists Sale, Cowgirl Hall of Fame, Hereford, Texas; Cutting Class Select and Western Art Sale, Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, Texas; Texas Women's Western Artists Exhibit, State Capitol Building, Austin, Texas; Abilene Arts Association, Abilene, Texas; Dallas and Plano Art Galleries and Texas State Arts Fair; Schreiner College Campus, Kerrville, Texas, which resulted in a showing at the Maskit Art Gallery in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Her paintings are found locally in the collections of Judge Roy English, The Rockwell Corporation, Arco Oil Company, South Western Bell Telephone, Sega Corporation, and throughout the United States. Some of Bonnie's Bluebonnets, found "deep in the heart of Texas", traveled all the way to Europe, Japan, and China.
Bonnie is a native of Rhome, Texas; is married, has two children, and five grandchildren. She paints and teaches from her home studio.
"They buy them when they come to Texas: They buy them when they leave Texas!"