Bonnell Marie Cotnoir
bonnieBonnell Marie exhibits throughout the tri-state area. Her work shows a unique sensitivity and a keen attention to detail and has won many awards in the media of watercolor, graphics and photography. She has participated in several Westchester Beaux Arts competitions, winning first place for her graphic work, Bouquet. Bonnie’s work is part of the permanent collection at Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, New York.


New York Botanical Gardens — Botanical Illustration Degree.

College of New Rochelle — School of New Resources

The New School

Studied under Mindy Lighthipe (Grasse, France), Katie Lee (New York Botanical Gardens), Eleanor Wunderlich (New York Botanical Gardens), and Carol Bolt (Horticultural Society of New York)


Artist specializing in watercolor, colored pencil and graphite

Art Instructor — Private lessons

Professional Floral Design for events including The Golden Mic Awards, The New York Emmy Awards, The Rainbow Room, and The Plaza Hotel

Film Animation credits include work for ABC, CBS, Terrytoons, Krantz Animation and Ralph Bakshi


1st place Westchester Beaux Arts Exhibition — Graphics

Over 100 awards received in various competitions throughout the area in the media of watercolor, graphics and photography.


The National Association of Botanical Artists

The New York Botanical Gardens

The Horticultural Society of New York

New Rochelle Arts Association

Westchester Arts Council

The Rye Arts Center

Wainwright House

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museum of Modern Art

The Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Wave Hill

The Eastchester Council for the Arts

The Mount Vernon Art Association

The Wildlife Conservation Society — The Bronx Zoo

Historic Hudson Valley

Grapefruit Labs


Painting, drawing, film, gardening, travel, photography, decorating, astrology, tarot, and boxing.