Tim Bell is a painter in the American Impressionist tradition. With family roots in Maryland stretching back to the 1600’s, Tim currently resides south of Annapolis, Maryland where he draws inspiration from the areas beaches, waterways and hillsides.
His most recent awards include “Best Marine Painting” and “Artist’s Choice Award” at the 5th Annual Plein Air Easton! in 2009. He participated in the Paint Wayne Event this year winning “Second Place” and the Allegeny Plein Air where he was awarded “First Place” In 2008 he won the “Vanishing Landscape Award” at the Plein Air Easton. In 2006 he was awarded the “Grand Prize” and “Best Marine Painting” at the annual event in Easton, Maryland. In 2006 he also won “First Place” in the Rehoboth Beach Paint Out, Delaware. Tim was also listed in the “Pick of the Palette Top Ten Contemporary Painters to Collect in Delaware” by Delaware Beach Life. Tim received the “People’s Choice Award” and the “Best Use of Light Award” at the Plein Air Easton, 2007. Tim Bell was featured in the Spring 2011 issue of Plein Air Magazine. Tim has exhibited his paintings from Pasadena, California to Portland, Maine to Key West, Florida. His paintings hang in private collections throughout the United States, Italy and Great Britain and are included in the permanent collection of Frostburg State University.
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