Ingrid Bell (b. 1959, U.K)


2015 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Master of Fine Art in Art, Society & Publics.
1981 Winchester School of Art, Bachelors of Fine Art Honours.
1979 Maidstone College of Art, Foundation.

Selected Solo Exhibition

2011 ‘Body of Work’ Amber Arts. Edinburgh
1997 Passage Mostingshus, Copenhagen, Denmark
1990 Studio 1-2. Herning, Denmark
1990 Skovehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
1988 Gallery Gari, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Selected Group Exhibitions  

2024 Borders Art Fair 30×30 from VAS 100 year Show
2024 ‘Then & Now’ Visual Arts Scotland Centenary Exhibition
2023/2024 ‘Journey’ Edinburgh Printmakers Members Show
2022 ’KINSHIP’ Edinburgh Printmakers Members Show
2022 Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts centre, Outer Hebrides
2021 ‘Solice’ Edinburgh Printmakers Members Show
2018 Deluge, Edinburgh Printmakers
2018 Limited Edition, Edinburgh Printmakers Members Exhibition
2015 Hearts and Minds, LifeSpace, Dundee
2015 Visual Arts Exchange, Raliegh. North Carolina, USA
2015 Dundee Printmakers, Bremis Gallery, Dunfermline
2015 Society of Scottish Artists, RSA, Edinburgh
2014 Society of Scottish Artists, Royal Society of Arts, Edinburgh
2014 In a Jiffy, Meffan Gallery, Forfar
2013 Harvard University, Boston, Massachusets, USA
2013 Visual Arts Scotland, Gracefields Arts Centre, Dumfries
2012 Hidden Edinburgh, Edinburgh Print Workshop, Edinburgh
2009 Society of Scottish Artists, Vision Building, Dundee

Selected Collaborations 

2024 SeedSisters ‘Cultivar’ Art & Crafts library, Edinburgh
2023 SeedSisters, ‘Terroir’ Monflanquin, France
2022 SeedSisters, Aberglasney, Camarthern, Wales
2022 SeedSisters, Rude Gallery Denver, Colorado USA
2022 SeedSisters, Amano Gallery Osaka, Japan
2019 ‘Bastide’ two person show in Monflanquin, France
2014  20:20 Print Portfolio, Print Workshop, Dundee
2012 Bell/Murray, Cockenzie House, National Heritage Festival, East Lothian
2011 Bell/Murray, Cupar Arts Festival, Fife
2011 20:20 Print Portfolio, Print Workshop, Edinburgh
2010 Bell/Murray, Kale and the Looking Glass, Glasite Meeting House, Edinburgh
2009 Bell/Murray, Paper Works and so does Print, Patriot Hall, Edinburgh


Works held in private collections in Britain, Denmark and United States


Artists Newsletter, Ingrid Bell, Japan April and May Issues 1983 


1988-1992 Director and Curator of BellFree Gallery Copenhagen, Denmark 

Awards, Grants, and Residencies 

2023 VACMA – Visual Arts and Craft Makers Award
2022 VAS – Visual Arts Scotland, EWAF Artists Emergency Fund
2022 Luminate Bursary for Older Artists
2022 2 Week residency on Shetland
2017, 2019, Studio Ramon, Salles, France 
2016/2017 Shortlisted for Scottish Society of Artists’Engramme’ Exchange between Canada and Scotland Printmaking award. 
2014 Scottish Society of Artists, John Purcell Paper Prize for ‘Bleeding Brain’ Blind embossed print.  
1985-1987 Monbusho, Japanese Government Scholarship, Tokyo, Japan


Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop