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Meet the Staff

Bonnie PardueBonnie Pardue

Contact Bonnie at bpardue@bowdoin.edu

Bonnie Pardue is a mosaic artist who works and lives in Brunswick, Maine. Bonnie has worked for Bowdoin for over 20 years wearing many different hats. Director of the Craft Center is one she embraces with such energy and enthusiasm. She has studied drawing and painting and is currentlyfocusing her artistic abilities creating mosaics.

Lonie Ellis

Loni Ellis
Teaching Artist

Contact Lonie at lellis@bowdoin.edu

Lonie is multi- media artist working from her home studio in Topsham. She has studied art at the University of Southern Maine and the University of Augusta. She has also attended workshops and classes at various galleries and studios in the area. Her work is shown at local galleries and events. Lonie continues to learn and be inspired, be it through the careful observance of nature and her surroundings while out hiking or kayaking or through formal education. Lonie is employed at Woodside Elementary School in Topsham, where among other things; she shares her love of art to budding young artists through her Open Studio sessions.

Bonnie Faulkner

Bonnie Faulkner
Teaching Artist

Contact Bonnie at bfaulkne@bowdoin.edu

Bonnie Faulkner is an artist from Yarmouth, Maine, currently working in fused and stained glass. She has taught art in both public and private schools throughout Maine and brings a lifetime of experience in the arts to each class. Bonnie exhibits her work through several galleries in Maine and New York City and owns a gallery in Portland, Maine.

Rose Nelson
Teaching Artist                                                                             Rose Nelson  

Rose Nelson is an artist who has lived many places, but now calls Brunswick her home.  Her art and creative intuition is informed by her exposure to the artists she has met in her travels. Rose has worked with children in private and public education for the last 11 years, and continues to be inspired and driven by her love for both children and art.

Student Managers 

David Needell nneedell@bowdoin.edu

Quincy Koster qkoster@bowdoin.edu

Vy Nguyen vnguyen@bowdoin.edu