Conway artist says Arkansas' beauty is a marvel

January 19, 2015 7:01 AM

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Award-winning artist Bonnie McKay of Conway stands in Art on the Green with a seascape from her newest painting series. McKay said she particularly enjoys painting landscapes — particularly in Arkansas — and beach scenes, both in oil and watercolor. She grew up in the Delta and often uses her memories for inspiration, she said.

Conway artist Bonnie McKay's earliest memories are of shapes and colors — the iridescent, dancing rainbows in the mussel shells that washed up from the White River when she was a child, the patterns she saw in the stained-glass windows of her church.

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