LAURA BELL

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS


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," 222 Bowery Gallery, NYC 

2019 Otoliths, Issue 53, paintings, works on paper, and selections from collage collaboration, "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 Painting "Flyway" appeared as the cover of New England Review

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, summer show, 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 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 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. Juror: John Ravenal,

Philadelphia Museum of Art

1996 “Personal Visions,” Art Place, 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, CT

1998 Commissioned by Local 2110 to create installation commemorating 10 years of union organizing, Amalgamated Lithographers Building, NYC

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

1992 Commissioned by Good Machine Productions to create paintings and drawings for

Ang Lee's film The Wedding Banquet

1990 Individual Artist’s Grant, Artists Space, NYC


EDUCATION

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

Graduate study, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont