Awards

Portia Bell

Education

BFA, – Studio Fine Arts - Painting, Summa Cum Laude, The University of Houston, Houston, Texas

EXHIBITIONS

2018 Fort Bend Art Center, Rosenberg, Texas
2016 Arts Fulshear Gallery, Fulshear, Texas
2011 Salt & Pepper Restaurant, Old Town Katy, Texas
2010 A Night of Empowerment, Dr. Shel Wellness & Medical Spa, Sugar Land, Texas
2010 International Exhibition, Watercolor Art Society - Houston, Texas  (Juried by Frank Web), Merit Award
2009 Something Different, Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
2008 Eclectic Exhibition, Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
           Holland Street Gallery, 2nd Anniversary Celebration, Bellville, Texas
           New Works, Simply Art Gallery, Galveston, Texas
2008 All Member Exhibition, National Watercolor Society , Sherman Oaks, California
           New Works By Portia Bell & Jean Olliver, Two Woman Exhibition, Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
           Juried National Art Competition Show & Sale, Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas  (Juried by Pat Porcynaluk)
2007 Winter Juried Competition, Galveston Art League, Galveston, Texas (Juried by Beth Thomas)
           Geek Art, The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Clear Lake, Texas
           Art Exhibit, Robinson Branch at the Houston Public library, Houston, Texas
           New Works, Simply Art Gallery, Galveston, Texas
2006 Fun, Fantasy & Art, Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
           Watercolor Buffet, Bayou City Watermedia Artists, Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
           New Works, Earthman Art Center, Galveston, Texas
2005 Watercolor Exhibition, Arthur Turner’s Advanced Watercolor Class, The Cloister Gallery, Houston, Texas
           Juried Show, New Ulm Art Festival, New Ulm, Texas (Juried by David Hickman)
2004 Diverse Painting Exhibition, UH Association of Student Artists, University of Houston, University Center, Texas
           Juried Show, The 3rd Annual Sculpture Garden Show, Association of Student Sculptors, University of Houston, Sculpture Garden, Houston, Texas U of H
           Juried Painting Show, University of Houston, CSAW Gallery, Houston, Texas (Juried by Peter Precourt)
2003 Student Exhibition, University of Houston Graduate Show, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, Texas
2000 Watercolor Exhibition, The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Clear Lake, Texas (Juried by Sally Sprout)

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2007-2010 Board of Directors - Vice President and Education Director, Watercolor Art Society of Houston, Texas
2008 Board of Directors - Secretary, Artist at Work, Lone Star Art Guild, Katy, Texas

GALLERY

REPRESENTATION Fort Bend Art Center, Rosenberg, Texas
Formerly Represented by - Arts Fulshear, Fulshear Texas
Formerly Represented by - Wilson Street Gallery, Fulshear, Texas
Formerly Represented by - Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
Formerly Represented by - Simply Art Gallery, Galveston, Texas
Formerly Represented by - Holland Street Gallery, Bellville, Texas
Formerly Represented by - Market Street Gallery, Galveston, Texas