Ray Bonnell is a freelance artist specializing in pen & ink drawings of historic buildings, and is also a columnist for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner newspaper. His column, “Sketches of Alaska,” which highlights historic sites across Eastern Interior Alaska, has appeared in the newspaper since 2010. The column won the Alaska Historical Society’s “Contributions to Alaska History” award in 2011.
Sixty of his columns, each accompanied by one of his illustrations, appear in his new book, “Interior Sketches, Ramblings around Interior Alaska historic sites.” The book is available at Gulliver’s Books in Fairbanks http://www.shopgulliversbooks.com/book/9780615923192, and at Fireside Books in Palmer http://www.goodbooksbadcoffee.com/book/9780615923192 . Also check out Ray’s blog at http://www.sketchesofalaska.blogspot.com.
Stories by Ray: