Photography Education: Black and white film-developing at International Center of Photography and Parsons in the 1990s. In the 2010s, a few digital color printing/editing courses at ICP. Otherwise, self-taught: Photos of urban life in her native New York City, beaches, nature, foreign travel.
She lived in Madrid, Spain, for almost eight years and shot black and white film as official photographer for the language institute where she worked as an English as a Second Language instructor. She also wrote for Guidepost, a Madrid-based American magazine where her photographs accompanied her articles. Since 2009, she has participated in group shows with Artistas de Loisaida, a Lower East Side artist group, where the themes usually reflect political and social commentary.
Other shows include the annual Hudson Guild Community Art Jam (since 2010); HOPE show at the Laba Gallery of the 14th Street Y (2011); Hudson Guild "Second Acts" exhibit (2016); and Hudson Guild "Me, My Selfie and I" with photo collage (2017). In addition, her photograph of "East Village Faith Leaders" was the DVD cover and opening shot for the documentary of the same name. The photo originally appeared in The Villager. One of her photos was chosen for publication in the Fire Island Chronicle (September 15, 2017). In addition, ten of her photos were selected by T+ L magazine online (October 2017). LightSpace&Time Online Art Gallery: October, Special Recognition Category, Nature Art Exhibition, and Special Merit Category, Seascapes Art Exhibition; in December, Tenth Place and another earned Special Recognition in the Patterns Art Exhibition, out of more than 600 entries.
Bonnie is also a three-time award-winning journalist (NY Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest), where her photographs often accompanied her community-based articles. She currently writes on the world of dance for exploredance.com.
Bonnie Rosenstock's AutoGallery exhibit