Bonnie Dolin received a BFA degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art, and an MFA from Kent State University. She has attended workshops in France and New Mexico.
Her work is in many collections including Progressive Insurance, the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and the Cleveland Museum of Art. She received an individual artist award from the Ohio Arts Council and a fellowship from the OAC to spend 3 months at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. She was send to Chisenau Moldova under the auspices of the United States State Department to present lectures for art students and professional artists in that country.
She has been a visual artist working for Young Audiences Of Northern Ohio for 15 years, and received the Sunshine Award for artistic excellence in enhancing young peoples education.