Jill Marleah Bell
Jill Bell is a ceramic artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY.
The principal intent with her sculpture and drawings is to blur an
already thin line between what is regarded as funny and what is
regarded as tragic while using the sparest, most simplistic of forms.
She received her BFA from the Moore College of Art in Philadelphia
and her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University.
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