BELL Amanda

c.1970 - ?

Amanda Bell, was born in Yorkshire, paints under that name. Amanda studied at Ipswich Art School 1987-1989 under Ken Back and Richard Ridsdale Scott and, after gaining a Dip A&D, she specialised in illustration at Cambridge Polytechnic, gaining an HND in 1992 and a teaching qualification in 2002 being awarded the Anna Airy award for her prints of Ecuador in 1992. An artist and teacher working in Halesworth, Suffolk and in Oxfordshire. She works in a variety of subjects, landscapes, figures, portraits and still-life. Most her work is done directly on the spot but Amanda may finish a piece in her studio from notes and thumbnail sketches as well as relying on her memory. Her time is divided between painting, and teaching at Woodbridge Art Society, also teaching at Chediston, Reydon and Westleton Art Societies. A member of the Southwold Art Circle and has completed various commissions from a 9ft mural of Provence, to several paintings of family pets for private collections. She has also paints individual portraits in pastel, charcoal and oil.

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