Bonnie Christensen
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Bonnie Christensen

Solo Exhibits

  • Scuola Internazionale di Grafica
    Venice, Italy
    1999 & 2000
  • Durrick Library, St. Michael’s College, Burlington, VT
    1999
  • Frog Hollow, Vermont State Craft Center
    Middlebury, VT
    1992
  • Church Street Center/Firehouse Gallery
    Burlington, VT
    1993

Group Exhibits

  • The Original Art, The Society of Illustrators
    New York, NY
    2012
  • The Original Art, The Society of Illustrators
    New York, NY
    2009
  • Sixth Lessedra World Art Print Annual
    Sofia, Bulgaria
    2007
  • Dedalo International Artists’ Exhibition
    Pescara, Italy
    2007
  • International Museum of Peace and Solidarity
    Samarkand, Uzebekistan
    2007
  • The Print Project, Firehouse Gallery
    Burlington, VT
    2005
  • Vermont/Hawaii Project, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT 2004
  • Unfamiliar Ground, Firehouse Gallery
    Burlington, VT
    2003
  • The Original Art, The Society of Illustrators
    New York, NY
    2002
  • Frog Hollow, Vermont State Craft Center
    Burlington, VT
    2002
  • Scuola Internazionale di Grafica
    Venice, Italy
    2001
  • Chiesa di San Stae/Scuola di Grafica
    Venice, Italy
    2000
  • Flynn Dog Gallery
    Burlington, VT
    2000
  • Steamroller, Studio 250 Burlington City Arts
    Burlington, VT
    2000
  • The Print Project, Firehouse Gallery
    Burlington, VT
    1999
  • The Wood Gallery
    Montpelier, VT
    1999 & 1989
  • The Line Gallery
    Linlithgow, Scotland
    1999
  • Flynn Theatre Gallery
    Burlington, VT
    1998
  • Helen Day Art Center
    Stowe, VT
    1998
  • New  York Public Library, Donnell Branch
    New York, NY
    1994
  • International Youth Library
    Munich, Germany
    1994
  • The Orignial Art, The Society of Illustrators
    New York, NY
    1994

 

Trade Books

  • Plant a Little Seed*
    Roaring Brook Press, NY 2012
  • The Princess of Borscht
    Roaring Brook Press, NY 2011
  • Fabulous, A Portrait of Andy Warhol*
    Henry Holt, 2011
  • Django*
    Roaring Brook Press, NY, 2009
  • Ida B. Wells
    HarperCollins, NY, 2008
  • Magic in the Margins
    Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 2007
  • Pompeii, Lost and Found
    Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 2006
  • I, Dred Scott
    Simon & Schuster, NY, 2005
  • The Daring Nellie Bly *
    Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 2003
  • In My Grandmother’s House *
    HarperCollins, NY, 2003
  • Woody Guthrie, Poet of the People *
    Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 2001
  • Moon Over Tennessee
    Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1999
  • The Grapes of Wrath
    Folio Society, London, England, 1998
  • Rebus Riot! *
    Dial/Penguin, NY, 1997
  • Breaking Into Print
    Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1996
  • Putting the World to Sleep
    Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1995
  • An Edible Alphabet *
    Dial/Penguin, NY, 1994
  • Green Mountain Ghosts
    Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1994

(* denotes books also authored)

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Anthologies

  • An Engraver’s Globe, Primrose Hill Press
    London, England 2001
  • Endgrain: Contemporary Wood Engraving in North America Barbarian Press
    Vancouver, Canada 1995

Book Jackets

  • Hannah Divided
    Hyperion, NY, 2002
  • The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
    Scholastic, NY, 2003

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Book Awards

  • Django, World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist
    • American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award 2010
    • Booklist, Top 10 Biographies for Youth 2010
  • Pompeii, Lost & Found
    • Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2006
    • Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee
  • The Daring Nellie Bly
    • Junior Library Guild selection
    • Dorothy Canfield Fisher nominee 2003-2004
    • Orbis Pictus Recommended Book 2004
    • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award
    • Notable Children’s Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CB
  • In My Grandmother’s House
    • New York Times Book Review - Recommended summer reading 2003
    • 2004 New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age
  • Woody Guthrie, Poet of the People
    • Horn Book-Boston Globe Honor Award 2002
    • ALA Notable Children’s Book 2002
    • Parent’s Choice Gold Award 2002
    • Dorothy Canfield Fisher nominee 2002-2003  
    • NY Public Library One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing
    • Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year 2001
    • The New York Times Book Review  Notable Books of 2001
    • The Horn Book Fanfare
    • Parents’ Guide to Children’s Media Award
    • Notable Children’s Trade Book in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC
      New York Book Show Award
    • 2002 Oklahoma Book Award Finalist
  • Moon Over Tennessee
    • NY Public Library One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing
    • International Reading Association, Best Books of 2000
  • Breaking Into Print
    • ABA Pick of the Lists
    • Notable Children’s Trade Books in Social Studies, NCSS/CBC
    • Los Angeles 100 Best Books, LA School District Libraries

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Award/Grants

  • University of Vermont Alumni Achievement Award, 2008
  • Vermont Arts Council, Opportunity Grant, 1999
  • Magazine Merit Honor Award, SCBWI 1995
  • Ezra Jack Keats Grant 1995
  • Vermont Arts Council, Artists’ Development Grant 1994

Teaching

  • 1995 - present, Adjunct professor - Graduate Education
    St. Michael’s College, Burlington, VT
  • 1996 - 2008, Adjunct professor – Fine Arts
    St. Michael’s College, Burlington, VT
  • 2000, Guest lecturer
    Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy
  • Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT

Artist Residencies

  • April - June 2000, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy
  • October 2004, Donkey Mill Art Center, Holualoa, Hawaii
  • May 2005, Venice Printmaking, Venice, Italy

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Memberships

  • Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
  • Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

Archive

  • Thomas R. Dodd Research Library, University of Connecticut

Archive/Collections

  • Library of Congress, Division of Popular and Applied Graphic Art

Education

  • University of Vermont
    BA, Theatre & Communication

 

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