Saunders is a self-taught artist whose desire to draw began at a very
young age. She was born and raised in Saskatchewan, Canada
she gets most of her inspiration from nature and subjects that are
"Canadian". Bonnie uses coloured pencil as a medium to create
true to life images which portray beauty and nature.
enjoys the creative process and tries not to be influenced by others.
a young entrepeneur in Saskatchewan has been very fulfilling for
Bonnie. In addition to her own designs, Bonnie has now added
"badges and crests" to her reportoire using images provided to her from
the Directorate of History and Heritage and the RCMP Foundation. As
these heirloom type collectables make their way around the world,
Bonnie is grateful to contribute a portion of each sale of the Canadian
Forces Badge Plates to the Support Our Troops - Military Families
Fund. Bonnie supports the work of the RCMP members
Canada through the RCMP Foundation with the sale of each RCMP Crest
Plate as well.
located in a century old church building which overlooks a breathtaking
view of the North Saskatchewan River in the beautiful hamlet of
Frenchman Butte, Saskatchewan. It is this location that
Bonnie each and every day.
of Bonnie Saunders’ work include former Chief of the Defence
Staff - General Hillier, His Royal Highness - The Earl of Wessex, the
Premiers of Western Canada, Colonel-in-Chief of Princess Patricia's
Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI), The Right Honourable Adrienne
Clarkson, LGen (Retired) Ray Crabbe, as well as Canadian hockey great -
Paul Coffey among other proud recipients of Change Of Commands gifts,
retirement gifts, anniversary gifts, birthday gifts, etc
"I was deeply
honored to present one
of my pieces to Prince Edward in August of 2003 as part of the
Lloydminster Centennial celebration. It was one of the most
memorable moments of my life."
"On June 14th,
2008, I was invited
to be a part of a very successful fundraiser for the Military Families
Fund and had the distinct honor of presenting the very first
Canadian Forces Badge Plate to General Rick Hillier - it was an evening
that I will never forget!"
"I am deeply
honoured to be part of
this celebration of "A Century of Service" for the PPCLI"