BELL, Lucy J

1958 - ?

Born at Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire in 1958, daughter of John Bell and his wife Pamela née Whitlock, who married at Hemel Hempstead in 1954; her mother as Pamela Whitlock (1920-1982) was the author with Katherine Hull (1921-1977) of a number of children's books including the popular 'The Far-Distant Oxus' (1937) and 'Escape to Persia (1938), she also wrote 'The Pony Club' series on her own account and was the illustrator of many. Lucy trained at the Ruskin School of Fine Art at Oxford and obtained a postgraduate diploma from the Royal Academy School in 1987. Her awards include the Egerton Coghill Landscape Prize, David Murray Landscape Scholarship and a British Council Travel Scholarship to Bulgaria 1988-1989. A painter of colourful abstract works, with reference to textiles and collage and exhibited at Logos Gallery in 1997 and at deliArt in 2003, she also contributed to exhibitions at Gallery One and Modigliani Centre, Florence in 2002. She now exhibits with the East Anglia Group, all former students of the RA Schools, also at Mandell's Gallery, Norwich and at Re+new Gallery. Woodbridge. Lucy now lives and works from her studio at Lawshall, Bury St. Edmund's.




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