Mary Belle is a past President and National Art Chairman of the National League of American Pen Women. She will be showing five of her porcelain paintings with the artists of this group in Baily Hall at Broward College located in Davie, Florida. This show is on disply until 2-22-2016.
Mary Belle will be exhibiting her porcelain art in the faculty show in the Boca Museum of Art in January, 2016
The faculty show will be held in the Boca Museum of Art January 26, 2016 until April 30, 2016. This would be the time to view the outstanding artwork of the teachers of the Boca Museum, the Art School. The opening reception will be held for members only on January 26, 2016. Mary Belle will be showing her newest painting “Stormy Miami Beach”. She has been on the staff of the school for thirteen years.
Sponsored by the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center
The proceeds from the auction benefited children infected with the HIV/AIDS in our community.
Mary Belle was invited to donate a porcelain painting. She chose a porcelain painting of Koi with water lilies decorated with 14K Gold. The benefit was held on December 5, 2015 at the Theater of the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The Bonnet House Alliance has selected the new governing board for the 2015-2016 season.
Mary Belle Cordell will be the new Advisor to the elected board. She has been serving on the board as an active member of Bonnet House Museum and Gardens for the last ten years. She is a Member Artist at Bonnet House.
Her artwork has been seen in the Impressions show, and her work has been sold in several of the exciting shows at the Bonnet House. Her artwork was featured with the Bonne House fine artists at the Fort Lauderdale Neiman Marcus store, Galleria.
She is looking forward to another busy year at Bonnet House.
Mary Belle Cordell was the guest artist at the Boca Museum on March 21, 2015. The Wolgin Gallery at the museum was the site of the porcelain display and program.
Mary Belle presented seven of her women series of paintings and also her latest porcelain painting of 18th-century Hollyhocks.
Included in her presentation were instructions on how to mix and use china paints.
Duane Smith, Adult and Community Program Director at the museum, organized this wonderful afternoon of learning about the fine art of painting on porcelain.
Mary Belle Cordell will be working with the staff of the Boca Museum th Art School to make the painting of the ceramic tiles by patients and families of the Lyn Cancer Institute a success. Each year several hndred survivors and patients paint beautiful tiles. The painted tiles are then delivered to the Boca Museum Art school and they are glazed and fired in a kiln. The tiles are then cemented on the wall of the entrance to the Lynn Cancer Institute.
Mary Belle finds this yearly project very rewarding.
The porcelain painting titled, “Tropical Day and Night” was selected to be in the faculty art show at the Boca Raton Museum of Art.
The porcelain painting included two large tiles featuring frogs, dragonflies, and fish painted as they would appear above and below the water.
Mary Belle Cordell is on the staff of the Boca Museum the Art School teaching porcelain painting, reverse glass painting and encaustic painting.
The opening was well attended, and the porcelain art was well received.
Mary Belle Cordell will be the guest artist and lecturer at the New Smyrna Georgia Library.
On display will be her twenty hand painted porcelain eggs, teapots, jewelry and porcelain tile paintings.
The show will be on display during the month of August, 2015.
Nancy Brooks • Mary Belle Cordell • First Lady Sandra Deal
Mary Belle Cordell will be one of the faculty members featured at the Boca Raton Museum of Art during the month of January, 2015. The show will be held from January 15, 2015 through March 1, 2015.
The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Everyone is invited.
Mary Belle will be submitting the painting on two porcelain tiles titled “Tropical Day and Night.” The painting shows frogs, dragon flies and different fish above and below the water during the day and night.