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Barbara F. Bell

Education

M.Ed., University of Maryland, 1992

M.A. (American Civilization), Brown University, 1972

A.B. (American History and Literature, cum laude), Harvard University, 1968

School of Art and Design at Montgomery College (Takoma Park), 2007-08

Studio Arts, Montgomery College (Rockville), specialty in Lithography, 1981-88


Experience

Watercolor instruction with David Daniels in Takoma Park, MD, 2008-present

Watercolor instruction with Leroy Lawson at Maryland College of Art and Design

          and Montgomery College (Takoma Park), 2007-08

Teacher, Montgomery County Public Schools, 1988-2006

Self-employed artist and printmaker, 1984-88

Studio Arts at Montgomery College, 1981-88

Adjunct Lecturer, Department of History, Herbert H. Lehman College,

          City University of New York, 1974-78

Instructor, European Division, University of Maryland, 1972-73

Docent, Technical English, Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung,

          Stuttgart,West Germany, 1972-74

Teaching Assistant, American Civilization Program Brown University,

          Providence, Rhode Island, 1971-72


Juried Exhibitions

Takoma Watercolor Group Exhibit, October - November 2018

Rockville Art League, Juried Members' Exhibit, May - June 2018

Annual Garett Park Invitational Art Show, March - April 2018

at 3 (three), Artists and Makers Studios, March 2018

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Harmonies (solo exhibit), October - November 2017

Takoma Watercolor Group, Innovations in Watercolor, July - August 2017

Rockville Art League, Juried Members' Exhibit, May - June 2017

          First Prize, "Pine Lake" – Honorable Mention, "Travellers"

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, In Plain Sight (solo exhibit),  April - May 2017

at 2 (two), Artists and Makers Studios, March 2017

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, May 2016

          Second Prize, “Jellies”

Finding My Own Voice, Artists & Makers Studios, April 2016

At 1 (One), Artists & Makers Studios, March 2016

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, December 2015

          Honorable Mention, “Giant”

Aviary, Urban by Nature Gallery, Washington ArtWorks, March 2015

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, May 2015

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, September - November 2014

Laurel Art Guild, 45th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, March 2014

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, December 2013

Takoma Watercolor Group, Autumn Colors, November 2013 - January 2014

Takoma Watercolor Group, Impressions in Watercolor, August - September 2013

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, May 2013

Laurel Art Guild, 44th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, March 2013

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, December 2012

Takoma Watercolor Group, Friendship Heights Exhibition, October 2012

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, May, 2012

Rockville Art League, Juried Members’ Show, December 2011

          Honorable Mention, “Meeting Place”

Takoma Watercolor Group, Watercolor Expressions, 2011, December 2010

Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Common Ground (solo exhibit), July 2011

Takoma Watercolor Group, Holy Cross Hospital Art Gallery, April - June 2011

Laurel Art Guild, National Institutes of Health Gallery Exhibit, March - May 2011

Laurel Art Guild, 42nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition, March 2011

Takoma Watercolor Group, Watercolor Expressions, May 2010

Laurel Art Guild, 41st Annual Open Juried Exhibition, March 2010

Four-Person Show, Mayor’s Office, City of Rockville, Nov. 1988 – Jan 1989

          Waterworks, series of six prints

Montgomery College, Student Exhibitions, 1983-86, 1988

Rockville Art League, Members’ Shows, 1984-87

          First Prize, “Octacleese,” May 1987

Rockville Art League, Montgomery Mall Shows

          Second Prize, “Napoleon,” 1984

          Second Prize, “Rhythms,” 1985

Women’s Club of Chevy Chase Community Art Show, March 7-9, 1986

Montgomery County Juried Art Exhibition, 1985-88

C&O Canal Show, Art at Great Falls, September 29, 1985

          Second Prize, “Daniel”

Montgomery County Art Association, 30th Anniversary Juried Art Exhibition, 1985


Other

Resident Artist, Artists & Makers Studios, Rockville, MD

Member, Rockville Art League, Rockville, MD

Member, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC, 2009

Work held in private collections in Washington, New York, New Haven,

          West Palm Beach, Indianapolis, Williamsburg, Portland (ME), and London