Denison’s Studio Art program welcomes Katie Bell presenting an artist talk. Bell is an artist originally from Rockford, Illinois (b. 1985). She received her Bachelor of Arts from Knox College (Galesburg, IL) in 2008 where she studied fine art and race and gender studies. She graduated in 2011 from the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, RI) with an Master of Fine Arts in Painting. Bell has shown her work at a variety of venues, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Knockdown Center (Brooklyn, NY), Nudashank (Baltimore), Locust Projects (Miami, FL), Okay Mountain Gallery (Austin), and the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (Lincoln, MA). Her work has been written about in BOMB Magazine, Art F City, Hyperallergic, and Paper Magazine. In 2011 she was an artist in residence at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation’s Space Program based in Brooklyn, NY. She was recently awarded a fellowship in painting by the New York Foundation for the Arts and in 2016 the Saint-Gaudens Memorial Fellowship. Bell lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.