Born in Wichita, Kansas
Lives and works in Amherst, Massachusetts

EDUCATION
1988    MFA, University of Chicago
1979    BA, DePaul University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA (2004, 2005, 2007)
Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA (2002)
University Center Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2000)
Inside Art Gallery, Chicago, IL (1995, 1998)
Burnett Gallery, Jones Library, Amherst, MA (1998)
Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL (1991, 1992)

TWO- and THREE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
Work by Bonnie Sennott, Lou Peugh, and Emily Tereila, Hosmer Gallery, Thornes Library, Northampton, MA (2019)
“Working the Grid: Three Artists,” Towne Art Gallery, Wheelock College, Boston, MA (2005)   

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
”Fiber and Fashion,” #LOCAL Gallery, Easthampton, MA (2019)
“Homespun: One Hundred Years of Textile Arts in Holyoke,” Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA (2018)
Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA (2018)
Seventh Annual Small Works Show, Hope and Feathers Gallery, Amherst, MA (2017)
Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA (2016)
Open Call: NNE (North Northeast), Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT (2015)
Second Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA (2015)
First Open Juried Show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA (2014)
”Small Stories,” Urban Alchemist, Brooklyn, NY (2012)
Works on Paper, Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA (2007)
National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA (2006)
“Site Lines,” Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA (2005)
“How Bad Do You Want It,” Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (2005)
“Down & In,” Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA (2004)
“X-Exhibitionists,” Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA (2004)
“Wide Turns and Frequent Stops,” Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA (2003)
“The New Topography,” Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (2003)
“The Art of Drawing,” Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (2003)
Boston Drawing Project, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA (2002)
“Mapping New Directions,” Artworks! at Dover Street, New Bedford, MA (2001)
“National Drawing 2001,” Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ (2001)
“Manifest: A Biennial Survey of Contemporary Art,” The Copley Society, Boston, MA (1999)
“A Local Habitation and a Name,” Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (1999)
“Gridworks,” South County Center for the Arts, West Kingston, RI (1999)
“New England/New Talent,” Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA (1998)
Group Show, Inside Art Gallery, Chicago, IL (1998)
Springfield Art League 78th National Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA (1997)
“All the Things You Are,” Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA (1997)
“Clay, Wood, Pencil, Paint, Film,” Nacul Center Gallery, Amherst, MA (1997)

PRESS
“Critic’s Pick,” by Christine Temin, Boston Globe, March 20, 2005
“At a Glance: Invention and Tradition in Six Shows,” by Jonathan Fardy, artsMEDIA, March/April, 2005
“Critic’s Pick—Visual Arts,” by Joanne Silver, Boston Herald, April 9, 2004
“Bonita Sennott: Paintings and Drawings,” by Gabrielle Senza, Art New England, February/March, 2003
“Found in Nature,” by Fred Camper, Chicago Reader, November 27, 1998
“Heaven in a Grain,” by Bonnie Wells, Amherst Bulletin, September 4, 1998
“Fitchburg’s Gem of an Art Museum,” by Christine Temin, Boston Globe, May 6, 1998
“Area Talent Stands Out at Exhibit,” by Eve Rifkah, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, April 29, 1998

TEACHING
Embroidery Instructor, Knack: The Art of Creative Reuse, Easthampton, MA (2013-2016)
Instructor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Division of Continuing Education/Lifelong Learning, Amherst, MA (1998-2001)
Lecturer, University of Chicago, Center for Continuing Studies, Chicago, IL (1987-1992, 1996)
Adjunct Instructor, Triton College, River Grove, IL (1990)
Lecturer, Richard J. Daley College, Division of Adult Education, Chicago, IL (1987-1988)
Teaching Assistant, University of Chicago, Committee on Art and Design, Chicago, IL (1987-1988)