Dozier Bell

b. 1957  Lewiston, Maine
Represented by Danese Corey Gallery, 511 West 22th St., New York, NY 10011


2019      Dozier Bell: Half-light  Danese / Corey Gallery, New York, NY
2018      Dozier Bell: The Limits of Civilization  Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017      Danese / Corey Gallery, New York, NY
2016      Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME
2014       Danese / Corey Gallery, New York, NY
2013      The Mind's Eye: Dozier Bell Drawings  
              Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME  
2010       Dozier Bell: Momenta   Center for Maine Contemporary Art,                Rockport, ME
2010, 2007, 2005, 2002  Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
2009, 2006, 2004  DFN Gallery, New York, NY
2009       La Galeria, Barcelona, Spain
2007       Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor, ME
2005, 2001, 1999  Chase Gallery, Boston, MA
2004       University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME
               Aether National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
2003       The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
               A.V.C. Gallery, New York, NY
2000, 1998  June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
2000, 1998, 1995, 1992, 1990, 1988  Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New                York, NY
1998       Dozier Bell: Primary Themes  Lyman Allyn Museum, New                     London, CT (catalog)
1995       The Dissonant Heart  (in collaboration with the poet Wesley                McNair) Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME (catalog)
1994       Original Place: Recent Work by Dozier Bell and Ken                            Greenleaf  Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME, and Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA  (catalog)
1991       Bingham-Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
1990       Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
1989       Marilyn Butler Fine Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1987       O'Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, ME

2017     48th Collector’s Show & Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2016     Drawing Conclusions, Danese / Corey, New York, NY
2015     Land & Sea, Danese / Corey, New York, NY
2015     Director's Cut: Selections from the Maine Art Museum Trail                  Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
             Dozier Bell, Alan Bray, Kristin Malin  Caldbeck Gallery,                               Rockland, ME
             Land and Sea  Danese Corey Gallery, New York, NY
2014      Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts   American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
              A Gathering  Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2013      Charcoal  Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga                   Springs, NY
              Seescape  George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
              Woods, Lovely, Dark, and Deep  DC Moore Gallery, New                     York, NY
              Maine Women Pioneers: Dirigo University of New England,                 Portland, ME
2011      Land, Sea, and Sky: Contemporary Art in Maine
              Addison Gallery at Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
              Synthetic Supports: Plastic is the New Paper
               Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
2010       Dozier Bell, Karen Schiff, Hadi Tabatabai: Drawings                              Danese Gallery, New York, NY
               Sacred and Profane  Portsmouth Museum of Art,                                  Portsmouth, NH
2009       Selections from the Ogunquit Museum of American Art      
               Portsmouth  Atheneum, Portsmouth, NH
               Portland Museum of Art Biennial  Portland, ME                      
2008      Art from Anxious Times  Art Students League, New York, NY                                    Transcendental and Sublime  Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT                   Silence   La Galeria, Consell de Cent, Barcelona
              Midnight Full of Stars  Visual Arts Center of New Jersey,                     Summit, NJ
2007      New Artists  Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
              Introductions II  Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV
2006      The Figure in American Painting and Drawing, 1985-2005
              Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
2005      The Environment of Landscape: Works from the Olivia and                  Ellwood Straub Collection    Bates College, Lewiston, ME
2004-07  American Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria
2004       Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of                              Landscape The Lehman Gallery, Bronx, NY
2003-04  Facing Reality: The Seavest Collection of Contemporary                        Realism   Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY 2002
               50th Anniversary Exhibition Center for Maine                                                              Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
              Keenly Observed   Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT`
2001-02   Re-presenting Representation V    The Arnot Art Museum,                  Elmira, NY
2000       Photographing Maine: 1850 - 2000   Maine Coast Artists,                     Rockport, ME
1998       After Dark   Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
               After Nature  The Herter Gallery, University of                                      Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
               Seasons of Change: Maine Women Artists and                                    Nature  Payson Gallery, Westbrook College, Portland, ME
1997       Invitational Exhibition  Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
1996-97  Destiny Manifest:  American Landscape Painting in the 90's
               Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida,                          Gainesville, FL (catalog)
1996       Torn Asunder:  Collage in Twentieth-Century Art
               Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
               Inside/Outside: Recent Photography from the MacDowell                    Colony  Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College,  Hanover, NH and the the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
               Changing Horizons:  Landscape on the Eve of the                               Millennium  Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (catalog)
               Skowhegan at 50:  The Maine Legacy
               Maine Coast Artists, Rockland, ME, and Baxter Gallery,                      Portland, ME
               Fractured Fairy Tales:  Art in the Age of Categorical                              Disintegration  Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC (catalog)
1995       Irrational Landscapes   Binghamton University Art Museum,                Binghamton, and New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY
1994       The Collectors' Show   The Arkansas Art Center, Little                        Rock, AR
              Ten Years, Ten Artists   Albers Fine Art Gallery, Memphis, TN
               Dialogues:  On and Off the Wall   Schmidt-Bingham Gallery,                Garth Clark Gallery, and Peter Joseph Gallery, New York, NY
               Landscape not Landscape   Gallery Camino Real, Boca                      Raton, FL (catalog)
              Contemporary Landscapes   Evans-Gropper-Willis Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1993       The Collectors' Show   The Arkansas Art Center, Little                        Rock, AR
              Landscape as Metaphor:  The Transcendental Vision                           Fitchburg Art  Museum, Fitchburg, MA and Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
               Gender and Identity   Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art,                  Portland, ME
1992       Art of Maine: A Bounty of Woods and Water   Monmouth                      Museum, Lincroft, NJ
               Apocalypse and Resurrection   AmFAR Benefit and                              Exhibition, The Gallery Three Zero, New York, NY
                On the Edge:  40 Years of Maine Painting   Maine Coast                       Artists, Rockport, ME;  Portland Museum of Art, Portland,  ME  (Catalog)
1991       Darkness into Light   Lintas: Worldwide, New York, NY
1990       Perspectives:  Celebrating Contemporary Art at the Portland                Museum  Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
               Beyond Black and White:  Contemporary Hand-Painted                        Photographs   The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
1989       Interstices   Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
              Vision and Visions:  Contemporary Landscape Painting                       Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO
              New Work   Dean Velentgas Gallery, Portland, ME
              Contemporary Environment   General Electric Company,                      Fairfield, CT
              Landscape of the Spirit   The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT  (catalog)
1988       40th Anniversary Juried Exhibition   The Farnsworth Art                     Museum, Rockland, ME
              The Face of the Land   Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art,                Loretto, PA
               Fresh Paint   The Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art,                        Portland, ME
1987       Beyond Observation   Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY
               New Artists:  The Gloria Wilcher Memorial Exhibition                            Currier Gallery, Manchester, NH (catalog)
               Gallery Invitational   The Farnsworth Museum of Art,                             Rockland, ME
               Six Young Maine Painters   Maine Coast Artists, Rockport,                   ME

2014      Purchase Prize, American Academy of Arts and Letters
2009      Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support                     Grant
2003-04  Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2000      Residency at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1997      Achievement Award and Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Maine College of Art, Portland, ME                      
1995-96 Fulbright Fellowship as artist-in-residence at the Bauhaus                   University in Weimar, Germany
1995       Residency at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1993       Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1993       Residency at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study                    and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy
1990       Residency at the Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
1987       National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting
1985       Residency and full scholarship at the Skowhegan School of                Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1981       Smith College Alumnae Association Scholarship for                              Graduate Study
2011      Guest Lecturer, Endicott College
2011      Guest Lecturer, Colby College
2009      Guest Lecturer, University of Alabama
2004      Faculty, Andover Newton Summer Institute for Arts and                       Theology
2004      Guest Lecturer, University of Delaware
2002      Guest Lecturer, Maine College of Art
2001      Guest Lecturer, Kansas City Art Institute
1995      Interim Faculty, Bowdoin College Art Dept.
1997      Guest Lecturer, University of New Hampshire
1992      Guest Lecturer, Mt. Holyoke College

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Arthur Andersen & Company, St. Paul, MN
AT & T, New York, NY
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Bowdoin, ME
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Exxon Corporation, Irving, TX
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA
Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT
Memphis Cancer Center, Memphis, TN
Metropolitan Life, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Nomura Securities, New York, NY
Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
ORYX Energy Corporation, Dallas, TX
Swiss Re, New York, NY
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT 
United Talent Agency, Los Angeles, CA
Zurich Kemper Investments, Chicago, IL (catalog)


MFA, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1985.  Full scholarship.
BA, Smith College, 1981.  Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa