LAURA BELL


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

2022 "Exquisite Codes," Aqua Art Miami/Odetta Gallery, Miami Beach, FLA

2022 "Trash," Local Project, LIC, NY

2022 "Unleashed," AHA Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2021 "Memento Mori," AHA Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2021 Tiny Spoon, Issue 7, "Collaboration," selections from "The Corpses"

2021 "A View From the Easel," Hyperallergic feature

2021 "Drawing Challenge XVIII," Jason McCoy Gallery, NYC

2021 "USPS Art Project," Greenly Art Gallery, Signal Hill, CA

2021 "Transcendence," Local Project, LIC, NY

2020 "In Between," Local Project, LIC, NY

2020 "Explore: Found Objects," Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2020 "Night and Day," Local Project, LIC, NY

2019 Otoliths, Spring issue, paintings, works on paper, selections from "The Corpses"

2018 Unlikely Stories, 20th-anniversary issue, selections from "The Corpses"

2018 "The Freak Show," Local Project, LIC, NY

2018 A5 Magazine, Portfolio 14, U.K.

2018 "Et Tu, Art Brute?" Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC

2017 "Metro 31," City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

2017 "Animalia," Local Project, LIC, NY

2017 "From Here to There," Camaradas El Barrio, Harlem, NY

2016 New England Review, Fall/Winter issue, painting “Flyway” appeared as the cover

2016 "International," Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

2016 Shadowgraph Quarterly, selections from “The Corpses”

2016 “Materials,” MFTA gallery, Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY

2016 “The Food Show,” Local Project, LIC, NY

2016 "Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered," A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina 

2015 Offcourse Literary, selections from “The Corpses”

2015 Superstition Review, selections from “The Corpses”

2014 AMP Gallery, Summer Show, Provincetown, MA

2014 MadHat Lit, selections from “The Corpses”

2013 The Drunken Boat, selections from “The Corpses”

2013 “Big Queens Drawing Show," Jamaica Center for the Arts, Jamaica, NY

2011 Fogged Clarity Arts Review, selections from “The Corpses”

2011 Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

2010 “BYOA,” X Initiative, NYC

2010 “Disciplined Spontaneity,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC

2009 Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC

2008 Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC

2007 “Anonymous Drawings 6,” Blütenweiss, Berlin

2005 A.I.R. Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

2003 “Oil,” Lowe Gallery, NYC

2000 “Perimeters: Painting,” LICK Gallery, LIC, NY


AWARDS / OTHER

2020 Bronx Council for the Arts BRIO grant in Painting

2016 WPKN radio, interviewed with poet Ian Ganassi by Richard Hill on collage collaboration, “The Corpses,” and publication of Ganassi's poetry collection Mean Numbers

2010 “Illuminating the Text,” gallery talk and poetry reading in conjunction with “Disciplined Spontaneity” exhibition, Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC

2010 Presentation on collage collaboration, “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts,

New Haven, CT

1995 Artist-in-residence, the Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

1994 Commission for Local 2110, installation commemorating 10 years of union organizing, Amalgamated Lithographers, NYC




EDUCATION

B.A., Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ



IAN GANASSI


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Poems: Meniscus (2022, 2019), Book of Matches (2022), Home Planet News (2022, 2021, 2017), Otoliths (2021, 2019, 2017, 2016), BlazeVOX (2021, 2020, 2018), New American Writing (2021, 2018, 2012, 1991), Offcourse (2022, 2021, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2013), First Literary Review East (2021, 2018, 2017), Visitant (2020), Beyond Words (2020), Oddball Magazine (2020), Twisted Vine (2020), Glimpse (2020), The American Journal of Poetry (2020, 2018), Clockwise Cat (2019), AMP (2019), Stand Magazine (England; 2018, 2015), De La Mancha (Spain; 2018), Lotus Eater (Italy; 2018), 2Bridges Review (2017), Past Simple (2016), The Yale Review (2016, 2000, 1994), China Grove (2015), Altered Scale (2014), The Moth (Ireland; 2014), MadHat Annual (2014), Interim (2013), Warwick Review (U.K.; 2012), Map Literary (2012), Blackbox Manifold (U.K.; 2011), Trickhouse (2009), Found Poetry (2009), Elixir (2006), Caketrain (2006), The New Haven Advocate (2005), Ploughshares (2001, 1995), Poetry New York (1999, 1995, 1991), Denver Quarterly (1999, 1995, 1991, 1987), Verse (1998), American Letters & Commentary (1998, 1994), Pequod (1993, 1991), Mudfish (1991, 1987)

Mean Numbers, a book-length poetry collection, was published in September 2016 by

China Grove Press

A second book-length collection is forthcoming from WordTech Press in 2023

A third book-length collection is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press in 2024.

New England Review published translations of Books 1 through 7 of Virgil’s Aeneid

between 2003 and 2016

Critical essays have appeared in Critical Flame (2016), Salamander (2007), Boulevard (2007), Octopus (2007, 2005), and American Letters & Commentary (2003)


HONORS

2005 Pushcart Prize nomination for poem “Blunt Trauma,” published in The Journal

2005 Grant-in-aid, Saint Botolph Club, Boston, for translation of Book 6 of Virgil’s Aeneid

1995 Writing residency, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY


COLLABORATIVE COLLAGE: "THE CORPSES"

EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

2021 Tiny Spoon, Issue 7, "Collaboration"

2020 "Explore: Found Objects," Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2019 Trestle Gallery online, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Otoliths, Spring issue

2018 "The Freak Show," Local Project, LIC, NY

2018 Unlikely Stories, 20th-anniversary issue

2018 A5 Magazine, Portfolio 14, U.K.

2018 "Et Tu, Art Brute?" Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC

2017 "Metro 31," City Without Walls, Newark, NJ

2017 "From Here to There," Camaradas El Barrio, Harlem, NY

2016 Shadowgraph Quarterly

2016 “Materials,” Materials for the Arts, LIC, NY

2016 “The Food Show,” Local Project, LIC, NY

2016 Koffee Art, New Haven, CT

2016 "Recycled, Repurposed, Recovered," A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

2015 OffcourseLiterary Journal

2015 Superstition Review

2014 AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2014 MadHat Lit

2013 The Drunken Boat

2011 Fogged Clarity Arts Review

2011 Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT

2010 “Disciplined Spontaneity,” Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC


READINGS AND TALKS

2018 Poetry reading as part of an exhibition of "The Corpses," Koffee Art, New Haven

2016 Poetry reading and book signing in conjunction with the publication of Mean Numbers, Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC

2016 WPKN radio, interview by Richard Hill on publication of Mean Numbers, poetry reading, and discussion of collage collaboration "The Corpses"

2016 New England Review, website interview on translation of Virgil’s Aeneid, Book 7,

and "The Corpses"

2014 Poetry reading as part of exhibition, AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2010 “Illuminating the Text,” gallery talk and poetry reading in conjunction with “Disciplined Spontaneity” exhibition, Zone: Contemporary Art, NYC  

2010 Presentation on “The Corpses,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven
, CT


WORK EXPERIENCE

1990–present: Poetry readings and collaborations with dancers, visual artists, and musicians

In New Haven, CT: Yale University; The Phoenix New Haven Poetry Series; Southern Connecticut State University; Educational Center for the Arts; Dancespace New Haven

In New York: The State University of New York at Purchase; Cornelia Street Café

2009–2011 Instructor, “Collaborative Writing,” Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven

1990–2012 Latin percussionist/dance accompanist, modern, Caribbean, and African

dance classes

1995 Instructor, “Reading and Writing Contemporary Poetry,” Yale College Seminar, New Haven

1984–93 Editorial assistant, The Paris Review, NYC


EDUCATION

MFA in Poetry, City University of New York, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY. Studied with poets including John Ashbery and Ann Lauterbach

BA, English, State University of New York, Empire State College, White Plains, NY