Frances Bell

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Frances Bell

United Kingdom

Frances was born and raised in Suffolk, and after developing an early interest

in drawing and painting, pursued art and art history at school. At aged 18 she

made her way to Florence to pursue a classical training at Charles. H. Cecil

Studios in 2001 for 3 years.

Since the completion of her training Frances has been a full time professional

portrait and landscape painter and has participated in many exhibitions

including Royal Institute of Oil Painters, the Society of Women Artists, the BP

Portrait Award, the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Society of

Marine Artists, The Society of Wildlife Artists, Mod Portrait at MEAM, Artist

and Illustrated Artist of the Year, The Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize and

the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition, where she has

shown since 2005. Frances is a member of the RP and the SWA.

Frances’ work is held in many private collections, both in the UK and


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