Bonnie Steinberg is a practicing artist and a popular art teacher. She is a graduate of York University where she received her Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.). Bonnie is also an elected member The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour (C.S.P.W.C.), the Society of Canadian Artists (S.C.A.) and a signature member of the Toronto Watercolor Society (T.W.S and the IWS (International Watercolour Society.). Last October, Bonnie was specially selected to demonstrate a painting with the Richmond Hill Orchestras,Rachmoninov’s Isle of the Dead” in conjunction with the CSPWC! She has studied under Jack Reid, John Joy, Zalton Szabo Margaret Roseman, and Steven Quiller.
Bonnie currently teaches watercolour and drawing at the Thornhill Seniors’ Centre in Markham, Ontario .She is also on the facultyat Dundas Valley School of Art, and is a guest artist and teacher for many art groups in both Canada, the United States and Europe. She has most recently taught a two week watercolour painting workshop in Italy, including Florence, the Amalfi coast, Venice and Tuscany, and a weeklong watercolour workshop in Sedona, Arizona. In August 2015, Bonnie taught a one week watercolour workshop in Newfoundland and the vicinity of St. John’s. Last September, Bonnie taught a one week workshop in Quebec City. She has also taught in St. Andrews by the Sea, NB, and has taught in Victoria, British Columbia. In the summer of 2019, she taught a workshop in Halifax and Bonnie will be teaching a one week workshop in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for the summer of 2021.
Bonnie is on the Faculty of Visual Arts Mississauga where she currently teaches two courses. One is on colour theory, its interpretation and design in landscape, and the other emphasizes architectural elements and their incorporation in city and rural landscape. Transparent watercolour is Bonnie’s medium of choice. Bonnie recieved the Toronto Star Reader’s Choice Diamond Award for the Best Art Instructor!