"Bonnie Yales resides in Jacksonville Beach, Florida with her husband, Ray Gibson. Bonnie’s watercolor paintings depict intrinsic settings, floral and rural scenes, a consequence or her extensive travels – induced by a vision of a peaceful and harmonious world. She also excels in mixed-medium paintings, which are influenced by the texture of her tapestry work for which she is world known. This work has been praised for its color vibrancy and spiritual quality. They are meant to be thought provoking and introspective. Her work is currently displayed in the state capital buildings of Boston, Massachusetts. and Columbus, Ohio. The artist’s needlepoint group tapestries and her textile work enrich more than 350 Synagogues, Churches, Institutions, and private homes throughout the United States and Israel."