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Sam Bell
Registered: 04/12/2011   Last Update: 10/01/2016
Biographical details:
Born in Northern Ireland 1948, with a base in the west country since 1972.

Education:
Educated to degree level at Sussex University, Smith College, Massachussetts,USA and Cambridge University.
Read English and American Studies and Education.

Educational and artistic development:
Taught English and American Studies in Cambridgeshire for 20 years, including history of art, with particular emphasis on post-1960s art movements. Other interests have included the development of Cubism, Dada, abstract /non-objective art and Brit Art.

Went on to work in an educational context with the Cambridge University Examinations Board, Tate Modern in London and the civil service.

Artistic practice:
I have carved with Abbas Hashemi at Wysing Arts in Cambridgeshire and, over a period of ten years, studied under Boutros Romhein in Carrara, Italy and at various studios in the city including Studio Ponte de Ferro.

Gallery representation and exhibitions:
Currently represented at the Broomhill Art Gallery and Sculpture Gardens, Barnstaple, Devon, and the Penwith Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall.

Exhibitions have ranged from a one-man show in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire to representation at exhibitions by North Devon Arts, the Penwith Gallery St Ives and Studio Ponte de Ferro, Italy.

Email: sambell@cantab.net
Telephone: 01805 601881
Websites:
http://www.sambellsculptor.com
http://www.stonesculptureminer.co.uk

Workshop:
Southcott Stables, Frithelstock, Devon. EX38 8LD