Credentials and Publications

Bonnie’s career as an artist, author, dairy farmer, wife, mother, and active community member are showcased by the following sample of some of the accreditations she has received:

Recent Honors
- The ISD 88 Foundation 2017 Hall of Fame
- ULM Honors
Recent Commissions
- National Dairy Shrine Guest of Honor
- Bonnie Mohr to Portray The Jersey Cow for the 21st Century
Television Spots
- KARE Channel 11 - ”MN Local News”
- KSMQ – “Farm Connections”
- National Geographic Today
- RFD Public Television and PBS TV - “America's Heartland”
- US Farm Report
Published Works
- Once There Were No Cows, © 2014
- Over five thousand copies sold to date
- Co-published with Hoard’s Dairyman
Publication Covers (featuring Bonnie Mohr’s art)
- Agri News
- Agribusiness Dairyman
- Country Woman
- Dairy Today
- Dairyman's Digest
- Farm and Ranch Living
- Hoard's Dairyman
- Hoard's Dairyman en espanol
- Holstein World
- InformArt
- Journal of American Veterinarian Medical Association
- Midwest Farm & Livestock Directory
- MN Moments
- Ontario Dairy Farmers Magazine
- PBS -Dairy Health USA
- Progressive Dairyman
- The Farmer
- US Art
- Magazine Article Features
- Catholic Order of Foresters
- Country
- Country Magazine*
- Country Woman
- Dairy Star
- Farm and Ranch Living
- Holstein Pulse
- Holstein World
- IBA Dairy World
- Jersey Journal
- Minnesota Moments
- The Country Today
- The Furrow
- The Progressive Farmer
- US Art
- Women Inc.
- (*Bonnie published a journal of “A Month in the Life of a Dairy Farmer, Wife, & Artist”)
Commissioned/Private Paintings:
- “6 Breeds of Dairy Cattle of the Northern Hemisphere” - Purina Mills
- “Foster Mother of the Human Race Update” - Hoard's Dairyman
- “Ideal Ayrshire Cow” - The National Ayrshire Association
- “Ideal Holstein Model Bull” – Holstein Association
- “Ideal Holstein Model Cow” – Holstein Association
- “Ideal Jersey Model Cow” - National Jersey Cattle Club
- “Ideal Red and White Holstein Cow” - Red & White Cattle Association
- MN & National Association of County Agricultural Agents, to promote MN County Ag ExtensionEducation, a remake from the Norman Rockwell version done 50 years ago
- MN FFA Legacy Painting - to promote Agriculture
Other Notables:
- Bonnie donated the original oil painting of “The Beautiful Cow”. The piece was auctioned off and subsequently raised $85,000 for the National Holstein Foundation at the National Holstein Convention Hosted in Minneapolis, MN.
- Bonnie’s artwork hangs in the homes of over thirty (30) countries.
- Bonnie supports over 100 charities through her generous donation of her artwork.
- Bonnie has been a leading exhibitor at World Dairy Expo for 30 continuous years; she has also exhibited at the Minnesota State Fair for 13 years!
- The Bonnie Mohr Studio in Minnesota hosts hundreds of tour groups coming to see Bonnie’s artwork. The Studio, as well as the family dairy farm, has also hosted state and national events where thousands of people were in attendance!

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