Anonda Bell

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

​2016

"Colliding Worlds", The Hammond Museum, New York State, U.S.A.

2008

"Green Spaces" Public Art Project in East Harlem, New York City, U.S.A.

2007

"Hysteria" Monash University Project Space, Melbourne, Australia

1994

"Chaos Theory" No Vacancy Exhibition Space, Melbourne, Australia
​“Interference" Spencer Street Train Station Platform Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

"Cloud 9" Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

​"Women in the World: A Visual Perspective", Monmouth University's Center for the Arts, New Jersey, U.S.A.

2016

"Fine Art Auction", Index Art Center, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"Gallery Aferro Annual Fundraiser", Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"Art Reach" City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"TFAP @ 10: Exhibition in celebration of The Feminist Art Project's 10th Anniversary" at 10", Douglass Library, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, U.S.A.

​2015

"People Who Need People", 7 Dunham Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

"Newark Open Doors", Newark Arts Council Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"Gallery Aferro Annual Fundraiser", Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"Paper Constructions", The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"Art Reach" City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

"City Without Walls: Member Exhibition" Seaton Hall Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

2014

“Prologue/Epilogue” Gateway Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

​“Annual Fundraising Auction”, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

​“Back to Eden”, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, U.S.A.

 “2014 Benefit”, Momenta Art, New York, U.S.A.

2013

​“Dreams Before Sleeping”, Newark Arts Council, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

“The Peekskill Project”, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York, U.S.A.

"Industrialism”, Art Factory, Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.A.

“Annual Fundraising Auction”, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

2012

“Rip Off”, Manhattan Graphics Workshop Gallery, New York

“Annual Fundraising Auction”, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey

“Through You Into Action", The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ & Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey

“Paper: On and Off The Wall" Tower Gallery SUNY College at Brockport, New York

2011

"Hive Culture: Captivated by the Honeybee" Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, NY

​“Wish you were here 10: Annual Postcard Exhibition" Air Gallery, Brooklyn

“Annual Fundraising Auction”, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey

2010

“Ripe: Conception & Perception”, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey (two person show with Tara DeLaGaza)

2009

“ArtReach XVII”, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey

“Mail Art Collaborative”, Figment Festival, Governors Island, New York

“OMG”, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey

“Wish you were here 8: Annual Postcard Exhibition”, Air Gallery, Brooklyn

“Theatre Town”, NJIT School of Architecture Gallery, Newark, New Jersey

“The Sketchbook Project”, touring exhibition by Art House Co-op, Brooklyn

2008

“Annual Invitational”, Redsaw Gallery, Newark, New Jersey

“Ideas of March”, ABC NO RIO Gallery, New York

1997

“Post-Post Card Exhibition”, Linden Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

“Post Graduate Exhibition”, University of Melbourne, Australia

1996

“Gryph-on-Line” (Inaugural web gallery for the University of Melbourne)

“Silicon Psyche”, George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne, Australia

1995

“Women’s Day Exhibition”, William Patterson University, New Jersey

“Student Exhibition”, Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson University, New Jersey

“Student Exhibition”, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Branchburg, New Jersey

“Paradigm”, R.M.I.T. University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (two person show with Sarah Tuke)


EDUCATION


Masters in Fine Arts, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


​Postgraduate Diploma, Cultural Tourism & Museum Management, University of Melbourne, Australia


Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting & Printmaking), R.M.I.T. University, Melbourne, Australia


Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & English), University of Melbourne, Australia


AWARDS

2016

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship

2013

Jerome Foundation Travel Grant

2008

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council: Community Arts Fund Grant, Green Spaces: Project to increase awareness of community gardens in East Harlem, New York

2003

Australia Council for the Arts, Professional Development Funding for Placement in International Program at Museum of Modern Art, New York

1997

University of Melbourne Post Graduate Exhibition Award


RESIDENCIES

2012, 2013 & 2015

Pup Tent Press Residency Program, Medina, New York

2008-2009

Studio Residency at Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey

LECTURES

​2016

Panel Discussion TFAP @ 10, Douglass Library, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, U.S.A.


2015

Artist Talk at The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.A.


2011

Artist Talk at Tower Art Gallery, State University of New York, Brockport, New York, U.S.A.


PUBLICATIONS

2014

Exhibition catalogue “Back To Eden”, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY

2012

Exhibition catalogue “Through You Into Action", Gallery Aferro, Newark

2011

Exhibition catalogue “Hive Culture: Captivated by the Honeybee" Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, NY
Exhibition catalogue “Ripe: Conception & Perception”, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey
Studio Visit, Volume 16, 2011

2009

Exhibition catalogue “ArtReach XVII”, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey

1996

Exhibition catalogue “Silicon Psyche”, George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne, Australia

1995

Exhibition catalogue “RMIT Graduate Exhibition”, R.M.I.T. University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

1994

Exhibition catalogue “Golden Automaton”, R.M.I.T. University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia


PRESS 


​2016

Dube, Ilene, "Rutgers Feminist Art Project Gallery Marks 10 Years", Princetoninfo.com, 3/16/16.


​2014

Carrier, David, "Back to Eden: Contemporary Artist Wander the Garden", The Brooklyn Rail, 10/3/14.


DeLano, Jack, “Museum of Biblical Art commissions six new works by contemporary artists”, ARTDAILY.ORG, 9/22/14.


DiMarzo, Cindy, “Revisioning Paradise in a Fallen World: Interview with curator Jennifer Scanlan”, Studio International: Visual Arts, Design & Architecture, 7/23/14.


Eberhart, Jennifer, "Museum of Biblical Art interprets the Garden of Eden", examiner.com, 7/23/14.

Johnson, Ken, “A Garden Divine: Beware of Snake”, New York Times, 7/17/14. 

2013

Bright, Susan, “Motherhood, Inc.” Photoworks Magazine, Issue #20, Family Politics, United Kingdom, 11/13.

2012

Vandewater, Caitlyn, "Gallery exhibition uses color to display emotion: Gallery exhibit touches on ethical and emotional issues", The Stylus, 3/5/12.

Rafferty, Rebecca, “Paper On and Off the Wall: The Artifice of Order”, Rochester City Newspaper, 3/6/12.

​​ 2011

​Samuels, Tanyanika, "Exhibit is bees knees: 'Hive Culture" showcases artists' fascination with honey bees", New York Daily News, 9/11/11.