Richard Bell art

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1973 - 77Studied Fine Art at Falmouth School of Art, Portsmouth Polytechnic, Department of Fine Art, and Illinois University, USA.(Scholarship).
1978Received Southern Arts Council Bursary.
1983Paintings purchased by ACGB (now The South Bank Collection).
1986Co-initiated touring exhibition 'Colour Presentations' supported by the Welsh Arts Council.
1989Co-initiated and co-organised touring exhibition ‘Complexions’ supported by the British Council.
1991Original screen print in 'Blank Page' (No.4) held in various collections including The National Art Library (special collections) V&A.
1991Original screen print in Constructivist Forum' Issue No 10.
1992Paintings Purchased by the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts (UEA) for the Collection of Abstract and Constructivist Art.
1992Painting acquired for the Foundation IDAC, Zoetermeer, Holland.
1992Painting acquired for The Mondiaanhuis, Amersfoort, Holland (1992).
2003Painting acquired for permanent collection, FORUM KONKRETE KUNST ERFUT, Germany.
2009Drawings purchased for the FORUM KONKRETE KUNST ERFURT.
2016Conversation with Michael Parsons' published in Saturation Point .
2017Painting acquired for The Mercus Barn Collection.
2017/18Curated 'Transforming Surfaces' exhibition at Arthouse1, London (June 2018) with catalogue and published artists conversation.
On line catalogue
Conversation transcript
2017Painting transferred from Forum Konkrete Kunst in Efrurt to Jena, Germany.
Selected Exhibitions

1979'Artists Books' Galerie Lydia Megert, Bern.
1981House Construction Show' House Gallery, London.
1985'Drawings' Exhibiting Space, London.
1986'Colour Presentations' : paintings by six artists working within a systematic constructive art practice'. Travelling exhibition supported the Welsh Arts Council: Gardner Centre Gallery, University of Sussex, Wrexham Library Arts Centre; Spacex Gallery, Exeter; Swiss Cottage Library Gallery, London, Stoke on Trent Museum and Art Gallery.
1986'On the Concept of Colour Presentations', Exhibiting Space.
1986'Systematic Constructive Drawings' Wentworth Gallery, University of York.
1987'Four Systematic Constructive Artists' Playhouse Gallery, Harlow (with Nicole Charlett, Brian Lawtey and Richard Forbes).
1987/89'1000cm Geometrical Miniatures' Galerie de Sluis, Holland/ Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafer, Rhein.
1988'Null-Dimension' Galerie New space, Fulda, Germany.
1989'Symposium of systematic and constructive art', Centro Culltural de la villa, Madrid.
1989'Complexions', Galerie L’Idee, Zoetermeer, Holland/ Dean Clough Art Gallery, Halifax (with David Saunders and Nicole Charlett).
1990'Blank Page No 4', Exhibition and Publication of Prints, London.
1991'Constructivist Forum' Issue 10 - Publication of Prints.
1993/94'30x30', Galerie L’Idee, Holland/ Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Germany / Mondriaanhuis, Holland.
1996'New Works' Art in Offices (with David Saunders), London.
1998'Grossbritannien' - Konstruktiv - Konkret, Erfurt - Germany.
20082008 'Constructed' 40 years of the UEA Collection, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
2011'Hommage an eine Grundergeneration', Institut fur Technische Form, Darmstadt.
2014'Hommage an eine Grundergeneration', Burgerstiftung, Osnabruck.
2016'Eye and Mind' paintings 2014-2016, Mercus Barn, Ariège Pyrenées, France (one person).
2017 'Ground, Rules, Paintings: A Quartet', La Galerie Lycée Gabriel Fauré, Foix, Ariège Pyrenées (with David Saunders, Peter Joseph and G R Thomson).
2017'Le Salon des Réalités Nouvelles', Paris.
2017'entr'acte : intermission', AbstractProject Galerie, Paris (10 Artists).
2017The Mercus Barn Collection .
2018'Transforming Surfaces', Arthouse1, London (6 Artists).