LAURA BELL • SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, PUBLICATIONS, AWARDS


2022 "Exquisite Codes," Aqua Art Miami/Odetta Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida

2022 "Trash," Local Project, LIC, NY

2022 "Unleashed," AHA Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2021 "Viva la Memento Mori," AHA Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2021 "A View From the Easel," Hyperallergic feature on the "Pandemic Cemetery" series

2021 Tiny Spoon, Issue 7, "Collaboration," selections from collage collaboration

2021 "Every Woman Biennial," Copeland Gallery, London

2021 "Drawing Challenge XVIII," Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC

2021 "Transcendence," Local Project, LIC, NY. Curators: John Baber, Gabriella Mazza, Carolina Peñafiel

2021 "Alone Together," UP Arts Incubator, Lansdale, PA

2020 BRIO grant in Painting, Bronx Council for the Arts

2020 "In Between," Local Project, LIC, NY. Curators: John Baber, Juan Hinojosa

2020 "Night and Day," Local Project, LIC, NY. Curators: Carolina Peñafiel, John Baber

2020 "Explore: Found Objects," Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2019 "Every Woman Biennial," La Mama Galleria, NYC

2019 Otoliths, paintings and selections from collage collaboration

2018 "The Freak Show," Local Project, LIC, NY. Curators: Carolina Peñafiel, John Baber 

2018 Unlikely Stories, 20th-Anniversary Issue, selections from collage collaboration

2018 A5 Magazine, Portfolio 14, U.K., selections from collage collaboration

2018 "Et Tu, Art Brute?" Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC

2017 "Metro 31," City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

2017 "Animalia," Local Project, LIC, NY. Curator: Julian Calderon

2017 "From Here to There," Camaradas El Barrio, Harlem, NY

2017 "What Goes Round," Jemez Gallery, Jemez Springs, New Mexico

2016 New England Review, Vol. 37, painting "Flyway" appeared as the cover 

2016 "International," Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

2016 Shadowgraph Quarterly, selections from collage collaboration

2016 “Materials,” MFTA gallery, Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY

2016 “The Food Show,” Local Project, LIC, NY. Curator: John Baber

2016 "Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered," A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

2015 Offcourse Literary, selections from collage collaboration

2015 Superstition Review, selections from collage collaboration

2014 AMP Gallery, paintings and selections from collage collaboration, Provincetown, MA

2014 MadHat Lit, selections from collage collaboration

2013 “Big Queens Drawing Show,” Jamaica Center for the Arts, Jamaica, NY

2011 Fogged Clarity Arts Review, selections from collage collaboration

2011 Creative Arts Workshop installation, New Haven, CT

2010 “BYOA,” X Initiative, NYC

2010 “Disciplined Spontaneity,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC

2009 Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC

2008 Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC

2007 “Anonymous Drawings 6,” Blütenweiss, Berlin

2005 A.I.R. Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

2003 “Oil,” Lowe Gallery, NYC

2000 “Perimeters: Painting,” LICK Gallery, LIC, NY

1990 Individual Artist’s Grant, Artists Space, NYC

1990 “Brooklyn,” Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1985 “Downtown,” Caidoz Gallery, NYC

1985 Solo installation, “Imagine You Can Dance,” Windows on White, sponsored by LMCC, NYC

1984 “Body Memories,” BACA/Brooklyn Council for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY


OTHER

2016 WPKN radio, interviewed by Richard Hill on college collaboration with poet Ian Ganassi

2010 “Illuminating the Text,” gallery talk and poetry reading for “Disciplined Spontaneity,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC

2010 Talk and workshop, “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven, CT

1998 Commission, Local 2110, installation commemorating 10 years of union organizing, Amalgamated Lithographers Building, NYC

1993 Artist in residence, the Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

1992 Commission, Good Machine Productions, paintings and drawings for Ang Lee’s film The Wedding Banquet


EDUCATION

B.A., Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Graduate study, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont