LAURA BELL
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

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

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  Painting “Flyway” used as cover of 
New England Review, Fall/Winter issue
2016  Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ. Juror: Jonathan Goodman, Brooklyn Rail, Artcritical

2016  Shadowgraph Quarterly, selected work from collaborative collage series, “The Corpses”
2016  “Materials,” MFTA gallery, Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY
2016  “The Food Show,” Local Project, LIC, NY. Curator: John Baber,
Lesley Heller Gallery
2016  "Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered,' A.D. Gallery, University of
North Carolina at Pembroke  
2015  Offcourse Literary, selections from “The Corpses”
2015  Superstition Review, selections from “The Corpses”
2014  AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA; paintings and selections from
“The Corpses”
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 of “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  Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC
2007   “Anonymous Drawings 6,” Blütenweiss, Berlin
2005   A.I.R. Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC. Juror: Maura Reilly,
The Brooklyn Museum

2003   “Oil,” Lowe Gallery, NYC
2000  “Perimeters: Painting,” LICK Gallery, LIC, NY
1996   “Beyond Abstraction,” Doshi Center, Harrisburg, PA. Juror: John Ravenal, Philadelphia Museum of Art

1996  “Personal Visions,” Art Place, Chicago. Juror: Dan Gustin, the Art Institute of Chicago
1990  “Brooklyn,” Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1985  “Downtown,” Caidoz Gallery, NYC
1985   Solo installation, “Imagine You Can Dance,” Windows on White, NYC; sponsored by LMCC
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 in conjunction with 
“Disciplined Spontaneity” exhibition, Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC
2010  Presentation on collage collaboration, “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven

AWARDS/COMMISSIONS/RESIDENCIES
Artist-in-residence, the Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
Individual Artist’s Grant, Artists Space, NYC
Commissioned by Good Machine Productions to create paintings and drawings for director Ang Lee’s film The Wedding Banquet
Commissioned by Local 2110 to create installation commemorating 10 years of union organizing, Amalgamated Lithographers Building, NYC

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

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Robert Shuster. “Best in Show—Disciplined Spontaneity,” The Village Voice, 1/6/10
Angela Ashman. “Words of Art,” The Village Voice, 1/13/10
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