BELLA OF DEAL is an internationally distinguished fine artist. She desires to create a condition of serenity, wellness and beauty. Bella integrates painting with dance and music that creates a multi-dimensional environment. She works with a great variety of media from silk, recycled wood, canvas, paper, murals, installations, photography to video.
Bella’s accomplishments are many from being a published author, musician, ballerina, radio personality, actress, model to environmentalist having served as Chairperson of The World Citizen’s Assembly Environmental Association to the United Nations. She continues to volunteer from giving guided tours at a National Park to helping serve the homeless in New York City.
Bella’s education is continuous in creating, sharing and learning. Her foundation includes attending The Art Students League where she has studied with Naomi Campbell, Bruce Dorfman, Mariana Del Rosario, Charles Hinman, Ronnie Landfield, Frank O’Cain, Maurizio Pellegrin, Larry Poons and Frederick Wong. Bella has a Bachelor of Science Degree Cum Laude in Art Education from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut where she was President of the National Honors Society in Education. Her continuing education has included studying painting on silk at Martha’s Vineyard to Chinese brush painting in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bella is an exhibiting artist with solo and group showings of her artwork. She taught at Harvard University as well as painting on silk at the Learning Annex in New York City, in Public Schools of Chelmsford, Massachusetts and at a private school in Westport, Connecticut. As a guest artist, Bella was featured on television and produced as well as hosted “Stay Tuned”, a radio show on WMVY, Martha’s Vineyard. On the Vineyard, Bella volunteered teaching art, dance, music and yoga at Camp Jabberwocky for cerebral palsy youth and for special needs adults. Also, she wrote and illustrated “The Vineyard, Yoga & The Miracle Food”. Her artwork appears in The International Art Healing Directory, Bridging Heaven & Earth. As Benefit Chairperson, Bella’s art was featured with The Earth Stamp Benefit of The World Citizens Assembly, Environmental Association to The United Nations, New York City. Ultimately, Bella is very grateful for her art contributing pure love, harmony and beauty into our universe.
Beauregard Fine Art Gallery, Rumson, New Jersey
lThe Monmouth Museum, Monmouth County Arts Council Juried Art Show, Lincroft, New Jersey
The Art Alliance, “Super Size It”, Juried ArtShow & Sale, Red Bank, New Jersey
The Foundation of Teaching Entrepreneurship Benefit, New York City
Starbucks Solo Art Show, Ocean Township, New Jersey
Embracing The World USA Tour Art Sale with 100% Donation to Worthwhile Charities
Pacific Encore Benefits, New Jersey
Max’s Kansas City Benefit Artist, New York City
Solo Shows including at Organic Avenue and at The Symphony House in New York City
Winner of #1 Red Dot Award at Art Students League Group Show with Landfield Group Show
The Field Gallery, West Tisbury, Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard
The Annual Women’s Art Show, Martha’s Vineyard
The Agricultural Fair, Martha’s Vineyard
The Old Sculpin Gallery, Edgartown, Massachusetts
Master Artist Solo Show, The Raytheon Corporation, Massachusetts
Fine Art Gallery at The University of Bridgeport, Connecticut
In numerous private and corporate collections including Arico Entertainment, Asbury Park, NJ; Roger Evans, DoubleTree with Hilton Family of Hotels, CA; Jann and Michael Duval, Sedona, AZ; Janet and Rod Spencer-Jones, England; The Krasnow Family, Elektra Records, Los Angeles, CA; Robin Scott, Composer of #1 Hit Song Pop Muzik, London, England; Barry Wine, Celebrity Chef, New York City; Colin Goodall, Rumson, NJ; Harvey Bratt, Jewelry Designer, New York City; Wendy and Mike Dillon, Farmingdale, NJ; Julie Reilly, Ocean Grove, NJ & New York City; Carol and Paul Saviskas, Hawaii; Jerry Dangle, Brookline, Massachusetts; Joseph Davidovic, Toronto, Canada; Henry Gregory, Edgartown, Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard; Ashala Gabriel, Literary Agent, New York City; Christine Vraimos, Chelmsford, Massachusetts; Brahma Yoga Art Patrons, Sea Bright, New Jersey; R.B., Radio Talk Show Host, Denver, Colorado; Teresa Thomas, M.D., Bradley Beach and Tom’s River, New Jersey; Ydahlia Metzgen, VP, The International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.; Brendan T. O’Connor, CFRP, Aberdeen and Sea Girt, NJ purchase for Pacific Encore Benefit; Rachel and Nikolas Zinman-Jeones, Byron Bay, Australia; Carol and Paul Saviskas, Hawaii; Anonymous Monk, NYC; Purchase at The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship Benefit, New York City; Princess Tina Radziwill; Martin Arnold, Editor for The New York Times, Cultural Arts, Sunday Magazine, New York City.
SELECTED PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
“Bridging Heaven & Earth”, International Arts Healing Directory, CD and Live Talk Show, Featured Fine Artist
“The Vineyard, Yoga and The Miracle Food”, Artist and Author, Self Published Art and Yoga Book
The Two River Times, Red Bank, NJ
The Link Newspaper, Long Branch, NJ
The Tri-City Newspaper, Asbury Park, New Jersey
Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Massachusetts
Who is Who In Service to the Earth
The Vineyard Gazette, Featured Artist, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
The Art Students League, New York City, #1 Red Dot Winner in Group Show and Scholarship Award; The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair, Awards for Paintings and Sculpture; The Vineyard Women’s Art Show, Martha’s Vineyard, Receiver of Purchase Prize Award