Bonny Hawley

Bonny Hawley


Mixed Media



Artist Bio

Bonny Hawley weaves from the fabrics of ancient worlds and threads of her imagination to create her mysterious flowing large scale mixed media artworks.  She strives to uplift and inspire the viewers' spirit, and is deeply inspired by the beauty and serenity of the water and her nature surroundings in South West Florida.Experimentation and Imagination are the driving forces in her work.  Never one to color in the lines she is constantly striving to try new techniques and pushing the limits of the traditional processes.  The Art consists of acrylic mixed media collage with layers of papers, prints, metallic paints and a unique glazing technique on textured surfaces and free flowing supports.Bonny has been a professional full time working studio artist for 40 years.  Originally from Kansas she graduated with a BFA in Art from FHSU, and has lived in Naples Florida for the last 30 years.  Represented by fine art galleries across the country, the work is in private and corporate collections in the United States, Europe and Asia."Living by the ocean inspires and heals me, the flow of the water, the changing tides and the supreme power that controls it all."

Artist Statement

Imagination and Experimentation are the driving forces in Naples Fl. artist Bonny Hawleys large scale mixed media acrylic and oil collage artworks. Never one to color in the lines she is constantly challenging herself with new techniques and pushing the limits of the creative process.  She is Inspired by the beauty and colors of nature and the flow of the water that surrounds her in SW Fl.  Her career as a full time professional artist spans over 50 yrs, with the last 30 yrs being in Naples Fl.  Bonny works directly with clients and designers in Naples and around the country on site specific artwork and commissions. Corporate collections include Carnival Cruise Lines, OPI Products and 4 Seasons Hotels.  Her work can be viewed online at and at her commercial studio/gallery location at 2371 Linwood Ave 108 Naples Fl 34112.”

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