Bonnie Clark is the founder of Gypsy Wolf Marketing, a boutique marketing consultancy offering the latest in business and marketing techniques and strategies to artists, art galleries, and arts nonprofits around the world.
Committed to the growth and empowerment of her clients, Bonnie has worked with hundreds of creative entrepreneurs in her ARTpreneur Spotlight, ARTpreneur Accelerator, ARTpreneur Kaizen, and Elite Artist programs. Through her programs, she provides her clients with the innovative, “out-of-the-box” marketing techniques and business strategies necessary to transform their businesses and thrive in the changing art world.
An artist herself, Bonnie is also the founder of Dakini Dreams. In her new series, Soul Ancestors, vintage wooden cases, masks, and found objects are assembled into shrine-like icons that explore the issues of time, life, death, rebirth, and transformation.
Bonnie’s eZine, ARTpreneur360, provides daily practices to keep creative entrepreneurs on track with their artistic intentions; tips for breaking through creative blocks; practical and simple ways to eliminate the obstacles that block success; marketing strategies and techniques; artist spotlights and interviews; relevant news from the international art world; and opportunities for artists including classes and workshops, shows, and artist residencies.
Since 2010, Bonnie has leveraged her experience in marketing and the arts as a volunteer in the Artist Training Program and as an Artist Assistant at the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. From 2006 – 2012, she was a member of the Board of Directors for TransCultural Exchange, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting international art and the understanding of world cultures through art exhibitions, cultural exchanges, and educational programs. Bonnie's extensive experience in the art world also includes work as a volunteer in the collections department at the Museum of International Folk Art and as a Gallery Director.
Passionate about cultural entrepreneurship and the preservation of folk art traditions and the creation of economic opportunities for folk artists worldwide, Bonnie actively supports Kala Raksha, the International Folk Art Alliance, and the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. She also believes strongly in the power of women to change the world so she supports the next generation through GirlEffect.org. Each year, a percentage of the revenues from Gypsy Wolf Marketing is donated to these organizations.
Bonnie is a member of the Asheville Area Arts Council, the Surface Design Association, the International Polymer Clay Association, and the American Tapestry Alliance.
Bonnie also maintains a presence in the corporate world where she is the Vice President of Marketing for Delphi Technology, a global software company headquartered in Boston, MA.
Bonnie currently resides in Asheville, NC.