Bonnie Colombo began her art career in the medium of watercolor. A lifelong drawer, she is inspired by Maui's natural beauty and created colorful still life and landscapes. In 2002, she began her work in scrimshaw. Using the same inspiration from her watercolors, she created native florals, sea life and sailing vessels. The artist is a member of the Maui Watercolorist Society as well as the Art School at Kapalua, where she studied with various Maui instructors as well as at the University of Hawaii- Maui Campus.