DOZIER BELL

b. 1957 Lewiston, Maine

Represented by Danese Corey Gallery, 511 West 22th St., New York, NY 10011


SELECTED ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS


2019   Dozier Bell: Half-light Danese / Corey Gallery, New York, NY

2018   Dozier Bell: The Limits of Civilization  Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017   Danese / Corey Gallery, New York, NY

2016   Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME

2014   Danese / Corey Gallery, New York, NY

2013   The Mind's Eye: Dozier Bell Drawings  Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME 

2010      Dozier Bell: Momenta  Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

2010, 2007, 2005, 2002 Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME

2009, 2006, 2004 DFN Gallery, New York, NY

2009      La Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

2007     Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor, ME

2005, 2001, 1999 Chase Gallery, Boston, MA

2004     University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME

        Aether National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

2003      The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

        A.V.C. Gallery, New York, NY

2000, 1998 June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

2000, 1998, 1995, 1992, 1990, 1988 Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY

1998       Dozier Bell: Primary Themes  Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT (catalog)

1995       The Dissonant Heart  (in collaboration with the poet Wesley McNair) Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME (catalog)

1994      Original Place: Recent Work by Dozier Bell and Ken Greenleaf  Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME, and Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA (catalog)

1991      Bingham-Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN

1990      Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1989      Marilyn Butler Fine Arts, Scottsdale, AZ

1987      O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 


2017  48th Collector’s Show & Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

2016  Drawing Conclusions, Danese / Corey, New York, NY

2015  Director's Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

       Dozier Bell, Alan Bray, Kristin Malin Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

       Land and Sea  Danese Corey Gallery, New York, NY

2014   Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

        A Gathering  Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2013   Charcoal  Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

        Seescape  George Adams Gallery, New York, NY

        Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

        Maine Women Pioneers: Dirigo University of New England, Portland, ME

2011   Land, Sea, and Sky: Contemporary Art in Maine  Addison Gallery at Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

          Synthetic Supports: Plastic is the New Paper. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2010   Dozier Bell, Karen Schiff, Hadi Tabatabai: Drawings  Danese Gallery, New York, NY

           Sacred and Profane  Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, NH

2009   Selections from the Ogunquit Museum of American Art

           Portsmouth Atheneum, Portsmouth, NH

           Portland Museum of Art Biennial Portland, ME           

2008    Art from Anxious Times  Art Students League, New York, NY   

            Transcendental and Sublime Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

            Silence La Galeria, Consell de Cent, Barcelona

            Midnight Full of Stars Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

2007    New Artists  Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

             Introductions II Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV

2006    The Figure in American Painting and Drawing, 1985-2005. Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

2005   The Environment of Landscape: Works from the Olivia and Ellwood Straub Collection   Bates College, Lewiston, ME

2004-07 American Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria

2004      Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape The Lehman Gallery, Bronx, NY

2003-04 Facing Reality: The Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism  Neuberger Museum of Art,  Purchase, NY 2002

        50th Anniversary Exhibition Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

       Keenly Observed  Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT`

2001-02  Re-presenting Representation V   The Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

2000      Photographing Maine: 1850 - 2000  Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME

1998      After Dark  Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME

        After Nature  The Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

        Seasons of Change: Maine Women Artists and Nature  Payson Gallery, Westbrook College, Portland, ME

1997   Invitational Exhibition  Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

1996-97  Destiny Manifest: American Landscape Painting in the 90's

             Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (catalog)

1996       Torn Asunder: Collage in Twentieth-Century Art

              Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

        Inside/Outside: Recent Photography from the MacDowell Colony  Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH and the the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

        Changing Horizons: Landscape on the Eve of the Millennium  Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (catalog)

        Skowhegan at 50: The Maine Legacy

             Maine Coast Artists, Rockland, ME, and Baxter Gallery, Portland, ME

        Fractured Fairy Tales: Art in the Age of Categorical Disintegration  Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC (catalog)

1995       Irrational Landscapes   Binghamton University Art Museum, Binghamton, and New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY

1994       The Collectors' Show  The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

        Ten Years, Ten Artists  Albers Fine Art Gallery, Memphis, TN

        Dialogues: On and Off the Wall   Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, Garth Clark Gallery, and Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, NY

        Landscape not Landscape  Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL (catalog)

        Contemporary Landscapes  Evans-Gropper-Willis Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993      The Collectors' Show  The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

        Landscape as Metaphor: The Transcendental Vision Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA and Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

        Gender and Identity   Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

1992       Art of Maine: A Bounty of Woods and Water  Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ

        Apocalypse and Resurrection   AmFAR Benefit and Exhibition, The Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY

         On the Edge: 40 Years of Maine Painting  Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME (Catalog)

1991      Darkness into Light  Lintas: Worldwide, New York, NY

1990       Perspectives: Celebrating Contemporary Art at the Portland Museum  Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

        Beyond Black and White: Contemporary Hand-Painted Photographs  The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

1989   Interstices   Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

        Vision and Visions: Contemporary Landscape Painting Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO

       New Work  Dean Velentgas Gallery, Portland, ME

        Contemporary Environment   General Electric Company, Fairfield, CT

        Landscape of the Spirit   The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT (catalog)

1988      40th Anniversary Juried Exhibition   The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

        The Face of the Land  Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA

        Fresh Paint  The Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

1987      Beyond Observation  Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY

        New Artists: The Gloria Wilcher Memorial Exhibition  Currier Gallery, Manchester, NH (catalog)

        Gallery Invitational  The Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland, ME

        Six Young Maine Painters  Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES


2019     Monhegan Artists' Residency, Monhegan, Maine 

2014     Purchase Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters

2009     Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant

2003-04 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2000     Residency at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1997     Achievement Award and Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Maine College of Art, Portland, ME            

1995-96 Fulbright Fellowship as artist-in-residence at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany

1995      Residency at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1993      Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

1993   Residency at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy

1990      Residency at the Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

1987      National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting

1985      Residency and full scholarship at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture,  Skowhegan, ME

1981      Smith College Alumnae Association Scholarship for Graduate Study

 

TEACHING AND GUEST LECTURES

2011     Guest Lecturer, Endicott College

2011    Guest Lecturer, Colby College

2009     Guest Lecturer, University of Alabama

2004     Faculty, Andover Newton Summer Institute for Arts and Theology

2004     Guest Lecturer, University of Delaware

2002     Guest Lecturer, Maine College of Art

2001     Guest Lecturer, Kansas City Art Institute

1995     Interim Faculty, Bowdoin College Art Dept.

1997     Guest Lecturer, University of New Hampshire

1992     Guest Lecturer, Mt. Holyoke College

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS        


Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Arthur Andersen & Company, St. Paul, MN

AT & T, New York, NY

Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Bowdoin, ME

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Exxon Corporation, Irving, TX

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA

Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT

Memphis Cancer Center, Memphis, TN

Metropolitan Life, New York, NY

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Nomura Securities, New York, NY

Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

ORYX Energy Corporation, Dallas, TX

RISD Museum, Providence, RI

Swiss Re, New York, NY

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT 

United Talent Agency, Los Angeles, CA

Zurich Kemper Investments, Chicago, IL (catalog)


EDUCATION


MFA, University of Pennsylvania, 1986

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1985. Full scholarship.

BA, Smith College, 1981. Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa