Bonnie Paruch is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America. As of August 28, 2014, she has been awarded the honor of "Master Pastelist". Her vibrant pastel paintings have been juried into the prestigious PSA National Shows in New York Six times, garnering four awards.
In 2002 she wrote an article describing her plein air painting techniques for International Pastel Artist Magazine which featured her work and identified her as one of "America's leading landscape painters". She is an award winning participant in Invitational Plein Air Competitions including Tuscon Plein Air, Door County Plein Air, Cedarburg Plein Air and Rocky Mountain Plein Air.
Bonnie was identified as an "Artist to Collect" by Southwest Art Magazine. Her additional publications include American Artist Magazine where she was honored to be the cover artist, The Pastel Journal, North Light Magazine, and the Best of Flower Painting Two, a North Light book.