We invite you to share in the journey of Bonnie Mohr and her vocation of creating rural American and Inspirational artwork, through these videos: Sit back, relax, and enjoy a behind-the-scene peek at the interviews and what makes Bonnie Mohr one of todays’ most enjoyed and celebrated artists.

Submitted on: September 10th, 2012

KSMQ “Farm Connections” – The Art of Farming – Artist Bonnie Mohr and Val Aarsvold – Discussing The MN FFA Legacy Project

The beauty of farm country comes into focus on this Farm Connections when we meet artist Bonnie Mohr, who specializes in paintings of rural life. We visit her studio, which is located on her Glencoe farm, and discover how her ag roots inspired her success. We also learn how she supports the FFA student organization through her art. And we meet our next FFA student leader of the week.

Submitted on: July 3rd, 2012

New Ideal Holstein Cow and Bull paintings were unveiled during the 2012 Holstein Association USA Annual Meeting, June 29, in Springfield, Mo. Watch this video to view the unveiling and listen to comments from artist Bonnie Mohr.

Submitted on: July 2nd, 2012

Interview with Bonnie Mohr about the creation of the new True Type Model cow and bull.

Submitted on: June 29th, 2012

This slideshow was debuted during the 2012 Holstein Association USA Annual Meeting, showing the development of the new Ideal Holstein Cow and Bull paintings.

Submitted on: April 12th, 2012

The Foster Mothers of the Human Race painting is progressing well. As an artist works their craft, they aim for perfection. So, in the process of creating a painting, where does the artist make alterations or changes to better reflect the desired look? Maybe it is the placement of an item, the position of a head or leg, or the expression on a face. Bonnie shares with you the steps she takes in painting and addresses when she prefers to make alterations to the image.

Submitted on: June 8th, 2010

Greeted by a standing ovation, the newest edition of the Foster Mothers of the Human Race painting was revealed today at the Hoard’s Dairyman farm during a 125th Anniversary Celebration. The painting was unveiled by creator and artist Bonnie Mohr and W.D. Hoard and Sons President Brian Knox. A crowd of over 100 was on hand to watch the unveiling. Representatives from each of the seven breed organizations were also present at the event to receive specialty remarked prints from Hoard’s Dairyman in celebration of their breed’s presence in the painting.

Submitted on: June 7th, 2010

Bonnie Mohr is known for her fine art, but balancing her life as a mother, wife, artist and dairy farmer is an art unto itself. Take a listen to her daily routine, and how she tries to keep all the components in her life balanced, yet moving forward. Watch tomorrow as the painting is unveiled!

Submitted on: June 4th, 2010

Bonnie Mohr has completed the painting, Foster Mothers of the Human Race. She reflects on the past several months of creating the updated version of this iconic image. The painting will be unveiled next Tuesday, June 8. Watch for more videos soon!

Submitted on: June 1st, 2010

From paint to printing plate, the new Foster Mothers of the Human Race painting has now headed to the printers! We were there with Bonnie as she viewed the first pieces to come off the press. Bonnie carefully inspects them and adjusts the press’ color output to make sure it is just as it should be. Watch her explain the process and tweaking in the video below. The excitement for the unveiling is building here in our office — we’re just one week away!

Submitted on: May 25th, 2010

Where did we get this crazy idea? Well, in this video, Bonnie tells you. She’ll refer to Gary who is Gary Vorpahl, our Director of Marketing. Bonnie will also tell you how she came up with (and labored) over the look of each cow. One thing is for certain — she certainly captured each breed’s uniqueness! We cannot wait to show you the finished piece. . .let’s start the countdown now. The unveiling will take place on June 8; that’s only 14 days away! Yay!


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