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SHOWS, EXHIBITS AND AWARDS

2017
Crooked Tree Arts Center, "Our National Parks" juried exhibition
    Petoskey, MI, June 1-September 8, 2017
    An exhibition in honor of Ansel Adams and the
    National Parks 100th Anniversary
    FIRST PLACE - "Three Sea Stacks"
    HONORABLE MENTION - "Agave"

PhotoPlace Gallery, Black & White juried exhibition
    "Balance Rock"
    Middlebury, VT, July 12-August 12, 2017
Allegany National Photography Exhibition, juried exhibition
    FIRST PLACE - Black and White, "Distant Island"
    Cumberland, MD, April 7-24, 2017
Crooked Tree Arts Center, juried exhibition
    Petoskey, MI, January 19-March 23, 2017
    "Twilight at Point Reyes"
    HONORABLE MENTION, "Distant Island"
Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL
    Booth #029, (Invitation based on 2016 jury scoring)
Lakefront Festival of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
    Booth #315, (Invitation based on 2016 jury scoring)
Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH

2016
M. Reichmann, Luminous Landscape Grant
    "The American Landscape: Where Water Meets Shore"
    Monetary award: $5,000
Toledo Museum of Art acquisition
    "Agave"
An In-depth Interview with Jan Bell, by Nathan Wirth
    Slices of Silence, Conversations about Photography
    http://nlwirth.com/blog/an-interview-with-jan-bell
B&W Magazine - Issue #116, August 2016
    PORTFOLIO MERIT AWARD, "Evening Falls on Superior,"
    "Geologic Wonder," "Three Lines, Lake Superior"
Neutral Density Magazine Awards, 2016
    HONORABLE MENTION, Fine Art: Landscapes
    "Distant Island," and "Twilight at Point Reyes"
America's Parks: A Centennial Celebration, juried exhibition
    Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO
    "Nightfall Approaches"
Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL
    (Invitation based on 2015 jury scoring)
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
    (Invitation based on 2015 jury scoring)
Saint Louis Art Fair, Saint Louis, MO
PhotoPlace Gallery, juried exhibition, Middlebury, VT
    "Trees in Morning Fog"
Gallery 114, juried exhibition, Portland, OR
    "Distant Island"

2015
FotoFoto Gallery, juried exhibition, Huntington, NY
    "Distant Island"
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
    International exhibition juried by Robert Hirsch
    "Factory Butte"
Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, OH
    "This Land," landscape exhibition
Ann Arbor Art Center, juried exhibition, Ann Arbor, MI
    "Distant Island"
Michigan Fine Arts Competition, juried exhibition
    Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI
    "Distant Island"
Art Through the Lens, juried exhibition
    "Distant Island" and "Reflecting Pool"
Flow Art Space, St. Paul, MN
    An exhibition juried by Sylvia White
    "Distant Island"
Las Lagunas Gallery, Las Lagunas, CA
    "Landscapes, Seascapes, Skyscapes" exhibition
    "Factory Butte"
Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL
    (Invitation based on 2014 jury scoring)
Lakefront Festival of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
    (Invitation based on 2014 jury scoring)


2014
B&W Magazine - Issue #101, February 2014
    SINGLE IMAGE AWARD, "Nightfall Approaches"
Michigan Fine Arts Competition Exhibition, Birmingham, MI
    "Joshua Tree"
Wings & Water Exhibition, River Arts Center Prairie du Sac, WI
    "Pebbles in Surf" and "Rocks Extending Seaward"
Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL
    (Invitation based on 2013 jury scoring)
Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff, St. Joseph, MI
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
    (Invitation based on 2013 jury scoring)
Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, MN
Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH


2013
Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL
    (Invitation based on 2012 jury scoring)
Des Moines Arts Festival, Des Moines, IA
Michigan Fine Arts Competition Exhibition, Birmingham, MI
    "Blowing Sand on Dunes"
    MICHIGAN FINE ARTS AWARD, "Rocks Extending Seaward"
Black + White 2013 Exhibition
    The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
    "Rocks Extending Seaward"
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
    (Invitation based on 2012 jury scoring)

2012
Camera USA: National Photography 2012
    The Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
    "Passage"
Group Photography Exhibition
    Deer Path Art League Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
Old Town Art Fair, Chicago. IL
    (Invitation based on 2011 jury scoring)
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
    (Invitation based on 2011 jury scoring)
St. Louis Art Fair, St. Louis, MO

2011
Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography, Solo Show
Old Town Art Fair, Chicago, IL
Madison (MMoCA) Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
Art Fair On The Square, Lake Forest, IL

2010
Addy Award
     SILVER AWARD, Toledo Addy Awards, 2011
     Photo, Craig Bell  -  Photo Illustration, Jan Bell
Ansel Adams Photo Competition
     GRAND PRIZE AWARD, "Agave"
Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography Exhibit
     THIRD PLACE AWARD, "Dune Waves"
     CURATOR'S CHOICE AWARD
Cain Park Arts Festival, Cleveland Heights, OH
Art On The Square, Lake Forest, IL
     BEST OF PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

2009
Toledo Museum of Art - Juried Exhibit, Toledo, OH
Cain Park Arts Festival, Cleveland Heights, OH
     JUDGES SELECTION AWARD, Photography
Art On The Square, Lake Forest, IL
     BEST OF PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH



2008

Gallery Hop - Solo Show, Columbus, OH
Toledo Museum of Art - Juried Exhibit, Toledo, OH
St. Louis Art Fair, St. Louis, MO
Art On The Square, Lake Forest, IL
     BEST OF PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Original Show, Ann Arbor, MI
Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, OH
Birmingham Fine Art Festival, Birmingham, MI



2007

Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH
Upper Arlington Arts Festival, Columbus, OH
Cain Park Arts Festival, Cleveland Heights, OH
Waterfront Invitational Art Fair, Saugatuck, MI
Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo, OH
Covington Arts Fair, Fort Wayne, IN
Birmingham Fine Art Festival, Birmingham, MI
Toledo Museum of Art - Juried Exhibit, Toledo, OH

2006
Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH
     HONORABLE MENTION
Lakewood Arts Festival, Lakewood, Ohio
     BEST NEW ARTIST AWARD
Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff, St. Joseph, Michigan
     BEST OF SHOW AWARD, Digital Photography
Birmingham Fine Art Festival, Birmingham, MI
Toledo Museum of Art - Juried Exhibit, Toledo, OH

2005
Gallery Hop - Solo Show, Columbus, OH
Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH
Art In The Park, Petoskey, MI
Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo, OH
     FIRST PLACE AWARD, Photography

2004
Art For Sale - Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, IN
Gallery Hop - Solo Show, Columbus, OH
Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH
Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo, OH
     BEST OF SHOW AWARD
Wells Street Art Festival, Chicago, IL
Toledo Museum of Art - Juried Exhibit, Toledo, OH

2003
Gallery Hop - Solo Show, Columbus, OH
Carruth Studio, Waterville, OH
Black Swamp Arts Festival, Bowling Green, OH
     BEST OF SHOW AWARD
Toledo Museum of Art - Arty Party Event, Toledo, OH
Toledo Museum of Art - Juried Exhibit, Toledo, OH
Gallery Hop - Solo Show, Columbus, OH

2002
Toledo Museum of Art - Juried Exhibit, Toledo, OH
Cosmos - Solo Show, Bowling Green, OH
Java Supreme - Two Person Show, Bowling Green, OH