Laura Bell | Gurgle and Seep

Little Active Worlds: The Tactile Forms of Laura Bell

March 13,2013
By Yves Jeffcoat
View more Laura Bell

Laura Bell—drawer, painter, printmaker, and professor—deviates from her earlier work with her current exhibition at Whitespace Gallery, Gurgle and Seep [February 22-March 30, 2013]. While Bell explores similar themes in previous work—nature, growth, disruption, and disorder—her current use of stitching, embroidery, and three-dimensional forms has caused her organic shapes to multiply and grow in new ways.

View More

Detail: Laura Bell, Spillover, 2012, hand embroidery, dimensional appliqué, glass beads, and thread-wrapped wire on stained and painted linen, 17 x 14 inches, courtesy of the artist.

Review: Laura Bell’s intriguing new dimension beyond painting, at Whitespace gallery

March 8,2013
By Stephanie Cash
View more Laura Bell

Changing gears can be a risky proposition for artists. They can fail miserably or achieve a breakthrough that propels their career forward. Laura Bell took the gamble, and the results, on view at Whitespace gallery through March 30, are winning.

View More

Laura Bell’s “Congregate,” in wool felt, glass beads, stained and painted linen, and embroidery thread.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *