LAURA BELL • SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS


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

2021 "A View From the Easel," Hyperallergic feature

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

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

Carolina Peñafiel.

2021 "Alone Together," virtual exhibition, UP Arts Incubator,

2020 BRIO grant - 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 "The Corpses"

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

2018 Unlikely Stories, 20th-anniversary issue, selections from "The Corpses"

2018 A5 Magazine, Portfolio 14, U.K., selections from "The Corpses"

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, Volume 37, painting "Flyway" appeared as the cover 

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

2016 Shadowgraph Quarterly, selections from “The Corpses”

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

2015 Offcourse Literary, selections from “The Corpses”

2015 Superstition Review, selections from “The Corpses”

2014 AMP Gallery, paintings and selections from “The Corpses,” Provincetown, MA

2014 MadHat Lit, selections from “The Corpses”

2013 The Drunken Boat, selections from “The Corpses”

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

2011 Fogged Clarity Arts Review, selections from “The Corpses”

2011 Creative Arts Workshop, installation, “The Corpses,” New Haven, CT

2010 “BYOA,” X Initiative, NYC

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

2009 Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC

2008 Inaugural 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

1996 “Beyond Abstraction,” Doshi Center, Harrisburg, PA

1996 “Personal Visions,” Art Place, Chicago

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 and LMCC, NYC

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


OTHER

2016 WPKN radio, interviewed by Richard Hill on collage collaboration “The Corpses,”

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