Bonnie Maygarden was born in 1987 in New Orleans. She attended Pratt Institute in New York, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2010, and returned to New Orleans to attend Tulane University, where she received a Master of Fine Arts in 2014. She has exhibited in the US and abroad, including exhibitions at The Front Artist Collective, Martine Chaisson Gallery and Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans and Université Lumière in Lyon, France. Her work has been featured in publications such as New American Paintings and INVADE Magazine.
Bonnie Maygarden taught Beginning Drawing courses at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts for several years.