Chris Bell

Instructor II
Sculpture/Ceramics and MFA Faculty

Chris Bell is a site-specific installation artist and sculptor. His experimental researches are concerned with systems common to western culture: electricity, architectural space, perception, and natural phenomena. He has received support from the Australian Council of the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner foundation, (1999, 2009). He won Melbourne’s Fundere Sculpture Prize in 2003 and a major public commission for Melbourne’s new civic square. The Exploratorium commissioned a kinetic installation for their new location in 2013. He has worked as resident artist at Belfast’s Flax Art Studios, California's Headlands Center for the Arts,  LKV studios Trondheim, Norway and Kunstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany.


  • M.F.A-Stanford University-2007
  • Post Baccalaureate- R.M.I.T. University- 1996
  • B.F.A.-Sydney College of the Arts- 1991
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