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art educator

Gayla Bonnell, American art educator. Named High School Art Teacher of Year, Arizona Art Education Association, 2000-2001; recipient Alumni citation for Education, Wilmington College, 2002. With Project Challenge, Phoenix, since 2002; Member of Arizona Watercolor Society (3d vice president), Arizona Watercolor Association, Arizona Art Education Association, National Art Education Association.

Background

Bonnell, Gayla was born on August 14, 1943 in Wilmington, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Harry Herman and Mary Frances (Rosher) Rudy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wilmington College, Ohio, 1971. Master in Management, University Phoenix, 1986.

Career

Elementary art teacher Berkely Company, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1964—1968. Junior High School art teacher Colrain School District, Cincinnati, 1971—1972. Art teacher Turkey Foot Junior High School, Kenton County, Kentucky, 1972—1975, City State High School, 2000—2001, Thomas Jefferson High School, Louisville, 1975—1979, Shadow Mountain High School, Phoenix, 1980—2003.

Membership

With Project Challenge, Phoenix, since 2002. Member of Arizona Watercolor Society (3d vice president), Arizona Watercolor Association, Arizona Art Education Association, National Art Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, printmaking, bookmaking.

Connections

Married William E. Bonnell, March 21, 1964. Children: Matthew T., Traci M.

father:
Harry Herman Rudy

mother:
Mary Frances (Rosher) Rudy

spouse:
William E. Bonnell

children:
Matthew T. Bonnell

Traci M. Bonnell