kate bell

education

2014

  • Master of Fine Arts - Jewelry + Metalsmithing (in progress)
    Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2012

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, summa cum laude - Jewelry & Watercolors
    Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

2009

  • Bachelor of Arts with high honors - Studio Art
    minor in Graphic Design
    Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH

exhibitions

2013

  • OBJECT Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Rhode Island School of Design Biennial Graduate Jewelry + Metalsmithing Exhibition: "Jewel Thieves: I Thought You Said You Made Jewelry?" Providence, RI

2012

  • Eastern Michigan University Intermedia Gallery Group Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Ypsilanti, MI 
    Juror Rebecca Mazzei, Deputy Director Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
  • Rhode Island School of Design Jewelry + Metalsmithing Triennial Exhibition, Providence, RI

2011

  • Eastern Michigan University Intermedia Gallery Group Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Ypsilanti, MI
    Juror Carolyn Putney, Head Curator of Toledo Museum of Art
  • Michigan Silversmiths Guild Salon d'Autumn 2011, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
    piece featured on event publications and advertisements
    "Five" became part of  private collection
  • Eastern Michigan University at Stone Arch, Saline, MI
    Jurors Colin Blakely and Gregory Tom
  • Dream Seeding for Changing Realities, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Metals 2011 sponsored by Michigan Silversmiths Guild and Gifts of Art, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

2010

  • Eastern Michigan University Intermedia Gallery Group Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Ypsilanti, MI
    Juror Andrew Thompson, Cranbrook Academy of Art

2009

  • Bell, Gneiser, Klimek - Senior Exhibit, Cedarville, OH
  • Cedarville University Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Cedarville, OH

2008

  • Cedarville University Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Cedarville, OH

2007

  • Cedarville University Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Cedarville, OH

2006

  • Cedarville University Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Cedarville, OH

related experience

2011

  • Artist Assistant to Jane Bunge-Noffke, sculptor, Ann Arbor, MI
    April 2010 to August 2011

2009

  • Art Instructor, Boys and Girls Club, Ypsilanti, MI

affiliations

2012

  • Society of North American Goldsmiths member

2011

  • Society of North American Goldsmiths member
  • Michigan Silversmith Guild member
  • Society of American Silversmiths member