JILL MARLEAH BELL
474 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 10036
JMARLEAH@HOTMAIL.COM
www.jillmarleahbell.com
Cell: 610 // 310 // 1478

Education:
2002 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA MFA in Crafts
1996 Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA BFA in Fine Art, 3-D
2000-01 Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA Independent Studies
1993 Bezelel Art School, Jerusalem, Israel Independent Studies

Fellowship and Awards:
2006 Alumni Travel Grant to Mexico, Center for Emerging Visual Artist, Philadelphia, PA
2003-05 Juried two-year fellowship, Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, PA
1996 Rohm & Haas Purchase Award, Philadelphia, PA

Select Exhibitions:

2012 Two Person Show- Jill Bell & Barbara Reinhart, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Summer Solo Show, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ
A Circumstantial Assembly, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
Daily Companions: Cups, Mugs & Tea bowls, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

2011 Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Grand Re-opening Exhibition, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ
Visions in Clay, LH Horton Jr Gallery, Stockton, San Joaquin Delta College
Body and Soul, Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD
To Die for Show, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Solo Exhibition, Amber Street Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Group Show, National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
Group Show, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Offerings Show, Space 414, Brooklyn, NY
Group Show, Viridian Gallery, New York, NY

2008 Transformations 6x6, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Group Show, Chashama Gallery, New York, NY
Resonance, New York, Monkdogz Gallery, New York, NY

2007 Group Show, Brooklyn Artist Gym, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Cup Show, The Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Group Show, Chashama Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Fire and Ice, Ice Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Group Show, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Selected Works on Paper, Philadelphia Airport, Philadelphia, PA
Baltimore Bound 2, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


2004 Group Show, Chashama Gallery, New York, NY
Spring Group Exhibition, Center for Emerging Visual Artist Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Works from Creative Artists Network, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA


2003 Watershed Winter Residents Show, The Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Figurative Show, Maine Art Center, Wiscasset, ME
Maine Ceramic Artists/Traveling Show, Various galleries throughout Maine

Collections:
Rohm & Haas Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Derek Mason and Dan Jacobs, Richmond, VA
Judith S. Schwartz, New York, NY
Francine and Bill Baker, Claremont, CA
Kevin Bachman, New York, NY
Laurence and Fran Neron-Bancel West Chester, NY

Professional Art Experience:
2004 Director of Education, The Ceramic Shop: Philadelphia, PA
2004 Assistant Teacher/ The Clay Mobile Program, The Clay Studio: Philadelphia, PA
2003 Co-designer: 2003 Inauguration Tile for John Baldacci, Governor of Maine: Bangor, ME
2001-02 Adjunct Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University: Richmond, VA
2001 Studio Assistant, Penland School of the Crafts: Penland, NC
1996 Apprentice, Moravian Tile Works, Mercer Museum: Doylestown, PA