Instructor Profile

Bonnie Steinberg

B.A., C.S.P.W.C., S.C.A., T.W.S.

Bonnie Steinberg is a practicing artist and a popular art teacher. At Dundas Valley School of Art, she currently teaches two courses. She is teaching colour theory, its interpretation and design. Her other course emphasizes architectural elements and their incorporation in city and rural landscape. Transparent watercolour is Bonnie’s medium of choice.

Bonnie is also teaching at Visual Arts Mississauga, and also directs and teaches watercolour at the Thornhill Seniors” Centre in Markham Ontario. She is also a guest artist and teacher for many art groups in both Canada, the United States and Europe. She has taught watercolour painting workshops in Italy, including Florence, Venice and Tuscany, and  weeklong watercolour workshops in Sedona, Arizona and Newfoundland.

Background, Exhibitions & shows

Bonnie is a graduate of York University where she received her Honours (B.F.A) Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours). Bonnie is also an elected member of the C.S.P.W.C., (Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, the S.C.A. (Society of Canadian Artists) and a signature member of the Toronto Watercolor Society (T.W.S). She has also studied under Jack Reid, John Joy, Zalton Szabo and Steven Quiller.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (partial list):

2009-04 – Kathleen Gormley McKay Art Centre, Unionville, Ontario
2007 – Roselawn Theatre and Art Centre, Port Colbourne,Ontario
2007-04 – Thornhill Visual Artists’ Studio Tour, Thornhill, Ontario
2002 – Illuminary Gallery,Toronto, Ontario
2001, 1999, 97 – Daruma Gallery, New York, New York
1993 – Delta Gallery, Toronto,Ontario
1992 – Gallery Beaux Arts, Toronto, Ontario

JURIED EXHIBITIONS (partial list):

2015-2004 – Faculty Art Exhibit-Dundas Valley School of Art: Defasco Gallery
2015-1990 – Toronto Watercolour Society – Aquavision  Spring  and Fall
2009, 01 – Haliburton School Of Art, Faculty Show, Rails End Gallery
2000 – Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour – Open Water – John B. Aird Gallery
2000 – Fourth Annual Members Show / Art Dialogue Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y., Western New York Artists’ Group
1999 – Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour – 75th Anniversary Exhibition at the Roberts Gallery, Toronto
Society of Canadian Artists – Fall Show – John B. Aird Gallery

AWARDS (partial list):

2014 – Bruce Snell Memorial Award for Excellence in Watercolour-Toronto Watercolour Society
2010 – Silver Medal for Toronto Watercolor Society
2010 – Award of distinction for the Toronto Watercolor Society(Gold, silver and bronze)
2002 -1997 –  Toronto Watercolor Society-Award of Merit, Best Architectural, Best Still Life, Jururor’s choice and Artists’ choice awards.

Bonnie’s Featured Works

Bonnie’s Upcoming Courses