Harriet Bellows


MFA - College of Art and Design at Alfred University

BFA - College of Art and Design at Alfred University
Super Graphics Workshops: Printing, Silkscreen, Durham, NC,
Early Years: Studied drawing with C.K.Nelson, a former student of Hans Hofmann

Professional Experience

1969-1970: Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA
1971-1984: Studio Artist in Alfred, NY
1981-2010: Professional Pilot
2010 - Oil painting class studies with artist Beverly McIver, now Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University.
2010 - 2015: Golden Belt Studio Artist, Durham, NC
April 2015 - Present: Full time Studio Artist
2016 - Present, Painting studio outside Alfred, NY

Awarded Fellowships

Virginia Center for The Creative Arts, Awarded Artist Fellowship, 10/2015
ArtSlant, "Under The Radar", December 2018.



Exhibition of selected work scheduled for Spring 2022, Rochester Museum of Fine Art, Rochester, NH

Gallery 2, Alfred, NY, featuring a selection of recent ceramic pieces.

Holiday, at The Cohen Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Solo Exhibition


Cohen Gallery, School of Art and Design, NYS College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

The MostArts Festival, July 7-13, 2019 - Harriet Bellows art will be on view at The Pop Up Shop in the Terra Cotta Celadon Company during the MostArtsFestival, Alfred, NY.

Alumni Exhibition, The Cohen Center for the Arts & The Cohen Gallery, Alfred, NY, 2/8/19 - 3/15/19.

Selected Prints on view at WCAC's Gem Gallery, through 02/2019
Teabowls With Color, a selection currently on view the Wellsville Creative Arts Center, through December 2018.
Selected Recent Paintings, on view at The Little Gem Gallery, WCAC, Wellsville, NY. September 12 - December, 2018.
Currently showing selected clay bowls at Wellsville Creative Arts Center, through Summer 2018
Members' 12 x 12 Exhibition and Silent Auction, Provincetown Art Association, June - August
Members Open Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, The Hans Hofmann Gallery, Mar 09 - May 13, 2018
Parallel Practices, An Invitational Exhibition at Visual and Performing Arts Center at Western State University, Danbury, CT, 1/25-03/4
Curated Virtual Student Shows with Contemporary Artists, SMFA, Tufts, Boston. 12/2017-2018

Off The Wall Artwork Gala Event, The Frank Gallery, April, 2017
Solo Exhibition - Recent Paintings, Nov. 14 - Jan. 7, 2016-17, Wellsville Creative Arts Center, Wellsville, NY

Schema Projects, PPP, Painters Painting on Paper, curator Mary Judge, NYC.
Morphology and the Biomorphic Impulse, 3 Artists Invitational. Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Solo Exhibition

Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC

FRESH at ArtSpace, Raleigh, June 2015
Harriet Bellows with Martha Clippinger at Urban Durham Realty May.
ArtSpace Raleigh, NC: Quarterly Spring Exhibition, Selected Works, A Solo Corridor Invitational
Armstrong National, 2015
Provincetown Art Association and Museum,
Blue Mountain Gallery 2014-15 Exhibition. NYC.

2014- 2015
Celebrating Life, Raleigh, NC.
Dimensions 2014, Winston Salem Exhibition, June.
Eye of The Artist, Welborn Gallery, Yadkin Cultural Arts Center
51st National Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe
New Season, an invitational show, The Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill,NC


Spirituality, The Linus Galleries Exhibition

59th Annual Exhibition at the Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC.
Flight, An Invitational, Craven Allen Gallery, Durham, NC.
Green Hill Center for NC Art Invitational Winter Show, Greensboro, NC.

The Blues Show, the Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
Art of the Auction, 
NCMA, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC


The Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC, New Member Show
Strokes of Genius, Maryland Federation of Ar, Annapolis, MD

NCMA, Art of The Auction, Raleigh, NC,
Featured in MintDesignBlog
The 311 Gallery Exhibition, Raleigh, NC


12 X 12 Exhibition, Golden Belt Artists, Durham, NC
Durham Art Guild Members Exhibition, Durham, NC

Selected Work, Craven Allen Gallery, Durham, NC
North Ridge Country Club Art Exhibition, Raleigh, NC.

25Th International Exhibition at the University of Texas, TX,

2000 - 1997
Cambridge Art Association National Prize Exhibition


Marblehead Arts Association Exhibition, Marblehead, MA

75Th Anniversary Exhibition, Marblehead Art Association, Marblehead, MA

DeCordova Museum Corporate Loan Program Selected Participating Artist, Watham, MA

Newburyport Art Association 50Th Anniversary Regional Exhibition, Newburyport, MA

Art on Tour Exhibition, Eight New England Artists at the Tofias Gallery, Watham, MA


Smithsonian American Art Museum/The Luce Foundation. Permanent Collection (Purchased).

The Renwick Gallery/Smithsonian
Mint Museum, Allan Chasanoff Permanent Collection, Charlotte, NC


Studio Visit Magazine. Juried Selection, two paintings published in May 2014 Edition

Art Orbiter Blog.
Painter's Progress: Have you met Harriet Bellows?