Published by Bonnie Mohr Studio.
second-floor farmhouse studio, Rural American Artist, Bonnie Mohr has a
panoramic view of the world she paints so well...country life with its quiet
pleasures and rich rewards. Her work reflects the independent spirit of
farmers everywhere, and their sacred relationship with the land. Her
peaceful portraits of the pastoral countryside feature weathered barns,
grassy meadows and Holstein cattle at sunset - all touching reminders of a
rapidly changing way of life.
A self-taught and self published artist, Bonnie Mohr draws upon a solid background steeped in first hand experience with her favorite subject - farm life. "Growing up as one of eight children of a dairy farmer, I never guessed," says Mohr, "when I spent all those hours working with our cows as a girl, that one day I would be capturing them on a canvas."
Bonnie Mohr has earned her well-deserved reputation as America's eminent bovine painter, due in large part, to her subject matter within the scope of her overall theme - agriculture, has led to her success with art lovers world wide. Her work must meet the demanding standards established by experienced industry people as well as please the discerning eye of the knowledgeable art collector. Living with her husband and family on their dairy farm gives Bonnie the perfect setting and models for much of her work.
Since 1988, Bonnie Mohr has brought a new standard of excellence to the marketplace. The integrity and authenticity of her rural American images is confirmed by her long-standing relationships with leading agri-businesses such as Purina Mills, 3M, Cargill, Select Sires, World Dairy Expo, American Jersey Cattle Club and Rosedale Wallcoverings & Fabric. Her beautiful art work has also been featured in such notable publications as Agri News, Dairy Today, Country, Holstein World, Dairyman's Digest, U.S. Art, Hoard's Dairyman, InformArt and Country Woman Magazine. In the realm of fine art, Bonnie Mohr is a two time recipient of the 1994 and 1996 Judges Merit Award presented to her at the prestigious Midwest Wildlife and Western Art Exhibit and Sale in Minneapolis, MN.
Few artists working today have obtained the level of artistic and commercial success as Bonnie Mohr. Each oil painting represents hours of exacting research and meticulous planning that comes together when she begins each new piece. Mohr blends realism with an innate sense of color and design, making each original a classic work of art