Shirley Bonas BA (Hons) RBSA
Societies & associations:
Kidderminster Art Society
Member of Birmingham Art Circle
Dudley Society of Artists
About the artist:
Shirley gained a Diploma in Art and Design at Stourbridge Art College, followed by a Degree in Fine Art at Wolverhampton University.
She is a former Lecturer at Stourbridge College and during this period was granted two Arts Council Lottery Awards for her work in Adult Education Directing Community Arts Projects; followed by a Dudley Arts Council Grant for Self-Employment Work in Adult Learning.
She is a Member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists,
Past President of Birmingham Watercolour Society and a
Member of Birmingham Art Circle; Kidderminster Art Society; & Dudley Society of Artists.
Her Work has been featured in Open Exhibitions both locally and nationally, receiving awards and commendations over many years.
Her most current work is inspired by her love of the Wyre Forest and local environment near her home in Bewdley