Mary Belle Cordell 
Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33308 

Phone Numbers: 954-772-9647 
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Website: www.porcelainpaintings.com

Objective
I am focusing on  my lecturing and teaching the fine art of porcelain painting. Building a body of work that contains many of the forgotten intricate techniques of china paintng is also my goal. I plan to exhibit, sell and teach about this nearly forgotten art form.

Honors and Awards 

-1999  -  Star Award given by Art Serve for outstanding work in the community. 
-1999  -  Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Museum Tea for Two exhibit, First Place 
-2000  -  April I - Broward Art Guild, Woman's History Month, First Place 
-2000  -  National League of American Pen Women Boca Raton Branch, Shall We Dance Exhibit, Honorable Mention 
-2001  -  November 26  -  Featured Artist at the Fort Lauderdale. Museum of Art Festival of the Trees 
-2001-  February 8  -  Bonnet House Splendor in the Tropics, on Las alas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, First Place Winner. 
-2002  -  February 23  -  Women in The Visual Arts, Art Serve show, First Place Award 
-2003  -  December 1  - . Art Serve holiday show: Equal Merit Award 
-2005  -  January 25  -  Tri Co Exhibition Coral Springs Museum, Honorable Mention 
-2004  -  March 10  -  Art Chairperson for the Bloomingdale's Rosenthal porcelain plate painting event sponsored by the Boca Museum of Art. 
-2005  -  February I - Women in the Visual Arts Inc. American Orchard Society Show. Honorable Mention. 
-2006  -  Art Serve Fort Lauderdale, Selected to paint 10 large porcelain tiles for the Encore Awards presented to local leaders in the arts. Name: "The Victorian Interlude". 
-2006--2008  - . National League of American Pen Women: President of Fort Lauderdale Branch, Professional artists, writers and musicians. Professional writer and artist in this organization. 
-2007--2008  -  Women of the Year: The Fort Lauderdale Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. 
-2006--2008 National New Art chairmen of the National League of American Pen Women. 
-2007--2008  -  Alzheimer’s Association of Broward County, Benefits Chairmen. 
-2008  -  co-chair meeting with the National League of American Pen Women and the Freedoms Foundation of Broward County. The Valley Forge foundation is considering this program for a National Americanism award. 
-2009--2010  -  Bonnet House Alliance, fundraising branch of the Bonnet House Museum: Vice President, program chairmen. 
-2012  -  Co-chair of Wall of Hope tile painting project at the Lynn Cancer Institute, Boca Raton, Florida
-2013  -  Impressions juried art show at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
-2013  -  Freedoms Foundation guest artist at fundraiser and ball
-2013  -  Guest Artist at the Florida State Music Teachers convention in Boca Raton, Florida
-2013  -  Bonnet House Alliance Entirely Entertaining XVII fundraiser: silent auction and hostess
-2013  -  Bonnet House Fine Artist juried art show at Gallery 928, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
-2013 - $1000 Just for you Award given by the National League of American Pen Women.  State Association Biennial Conference

Organizations: 
Alzheimer's Association S.E. Florida Chapter, Fundraising Chairmen 
National League of American Pen Women: Fort Lauderdale Branch: 
Past President, Women of the Year, Membership Chairmen and 
National New Art Chairmen. 
Women in the Visual Arts 
The Florida Miniature Arts Society 
Bonnet House Alliance, Vice President 
Christ Methodist Church 
Our Art by -the-Sea, Programs 
Boca Museum The Art Guild: Signature Member 
Art Serve 
Portrait Society of America 
Florida State Porcelain Artist Association 
International Porcelain Artist Association 
World Organization of China Painters 
Florida Tust Member www.floridatrust.org

Donations 
-1997  -  November  -  Cystic Fibrosis Gold Coast Guild Chapter, Bountiful Boutique 
-1998  -  March 10  -  Symphony of the Americas: Chair-it Ability Act111 
-1999  -  April 10  -  Symphony of the Americas: Wines Around the World 
-1999  -  Junior League Designer Show House: Shelter from the Rain 
-2000  -  Encore Awards: Art Serve, Silent Auction 
-2001  -  February 15  -  Bonnet Alliance: yearly auction 
-2002  -  March  -  Symphony of the Americas: Annual Auction and Gala 
-2002  -  February 25  -  Success By 6 Initiative: Open the Book of Imagination, United Way and Nova Southeastern University Library 
-2003  -  May  -  Symphony of the Americas: Annual Auction and Gala 
-2004 - 2008  -  Entirely Entertaining: Silent Auction 
-2009  -  Christians Business Directory: front page art: -2000 copies distributed. 
-2009  -  Porcelain painting donated and presented to the mayor of Fort Lauderdale at the Mayor’s Prayer breakfast at the convention center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 
-2009  -  September 15  -  Gallery 101 Breast Cancer Awareness event: one painting and designer beads by Mary Belle Cordell 
-2012  -  Porcelain painting donated to the American Red Cross fundraising dinner
-2012  -  Porcelain painting donated to Taylor's Closet Foster care program
-2013  -  George Wahington portrait to Freedoms Foundation
-2013  -  Prints of porcelain piano picture donated to the Florida Music Teachers state convention.  National and State chair persons received pictures.
-2013 -  Bonnet House: Entirely Entertaining. Donated porcelain painting
-2014 -  Bonnet House: Entirely Entertaining. Donated porcelain painting.
-2014 - Porcelain art donated to the Boca Museum Art School.
-2014 - Donated portrait of Am Beach, first American woman composer, used in her biography and sheet music.
-2016 -  March  Entirely EntertainingBonnet House Museum and Gardens
-2016 -  April    Business in the Arts, Double Tree Hotel 
-2016- 2017 January  Ribbons for the Children at Children's Diagnostic center
-2017 - March  Entirely Entertaining, Bonnet House Museum and Gardens Donations and Silent Auction Chair

 

Solo Exhibits:
-2006  -  January 1  -  Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, Concert Series 
-2007  -  June 1O  -  Rainforest Design Gallery 
-2008  -  January 25  -  Bank United Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 

 

Teaching:-
-2003  -  March 8-15  -  Work Shop: Broward Art Guild 
-2004  -  June and July  -  Sum Camp Boca Museum The Art School 
-2004-2010  -  Weekly porcelain painting classes at the Boca Museum The Art School 
-2005  -  March 10-11 - Workshop: Boca Museum The Art School: Hand painted floor cloths and wall hangings 
-2009  -  February 10-11 -  Workshop: Boca Museum The Art School: Glass painting: Intermediate-advanced 
-2009  -  November 17  -  Workshop for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Annual conference Westin Diplomat. 
-2010  -  March 13-14  -  Workshop: Boca Museum The Art School: Introduction to enamels, fired lusters and glass fusing 
-2010  -  February 13--20  -  Workshop: Boca Museum The Art School: Glass painting: Intermediate-advanced 
-2012 - 2013 - 2014 -2015 -  Porcelain painting classes at Boca Museum Art School
-2014  -  October - Oil painting class at ARTWISE Gallery
-2015 -1017 Friday class , Boca Museum the Art School
-2016  - Glass painting work shop ,Boca Museum the Art School
-2016  - Abstract enamel painting workshop, Boca Museum the Art School
-2017  - Product testing for Marabu porcelain and china paints



Related Speeches: 
-2007  -  Guest Artist and speaker in the Bartlett Gallery, Bonnet House Museum, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 
-2008  -  Imperial Point Library: Porcelain Art 
-2009  -  Sprull Center for the Fine Arts-Atlanta Georgia: Porcelain Art 
-2009  -  Art Serve: Boca Museum Collectors Forum: Porcelain Art. 
-2010  -  January 7  -  Boca Raton Museum of Fine Art: Guest speaker Porcelain Art through the Years. 
-2010  -  February 7  -  0ur Art -by-the Sea: The Fine Art of China Painting 
-20l0  -  April -20  -  Bonnet House Alliance: Porcelain Dinnerware in the White House from the article written by Mary Belle Cordell in the book Happy Birthday Mr. Lincoln celebrating Lincoln's -200th birthday. 
-2014 - Talk at Historic Sample-McDougald about porcelain art
-2014 - Talk about ecology and art at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Science and Discovery

Publications and articles: 
-2000  - International Porcelain Artists magazine, Tropical Orchard 
-2000  - Florida Porcelain Educator, Women of the Year article about Mary Belle Cordell 
-2001  - July-March Florida Porcelain Educator, Dade County Fair pictures and article about Best in Show winner Mary Belle Cordell 
-2002  - May and June: International Porcelain Artist magazine, Bonnet Lilly picture and story. 
-2003  - Florida Porcelain Educator-magazine, Fruit Still Life 
-2005  - World Organization of China Painters magazine, "Victorian Interlude" Porcelain painting and article about Encore Awards at Art Serve, Fort Lauderdale 
-2006  - International Porcelain Artists magazine: Porcelain painting "The Mystery Piano" and article and picture of famous mystery writer Mary Higgins Clark receiving the porcelain picture painted by Mary Belle Cordell 
-2009  - Creative Expressions, poetry book published by the National League of American Pen Women. Front art work painted by Mary Belle Cordell and selected writings by the artist. 
-2009  - Happy Birthday Mr. Lincoln A Commemorative Collage by the Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and the National League of American Pen Women. History of porcelain dinnerware in the White House and porcelain paintings by Mary Belle Cordell published in this collage. 
-2014  - Featured artist in the July-September publication of the World Organization of China Painters magazine
-2016  - National League of American Pen Women essay written  about Vinnie Ream, writer, artist and musician



Juried Exhibitions 
-1998  -  February and March. President and chairmen of the National League of American Pen Women combined art show with five branches at Art Serve. 
-2000  -  March 16  -  Boca Raton branch of the National League of American Pen Women juried art show. 
-2001  -  Broward County Library Starving Artist. Honorable Mention 
-2001  -  February  -  Florida State organization of the National League of American Pen Women juried show at the Radisson Ponce De Leon Resort. 
-2002  -  JanuaryI6  -  Bonnet House  -  Impressions of Old South Florida. 
-2002  -  March 11  -  Women in the Visual Arts, Art Serve 
-2002  -  November 15  -  Women in the Visual Arts, Orchard Society of America 
-2002  -  January 10  -  Cornell Museum of Art, Delray Beach, Florida, All Florida show. 
-2003  -  November 10  -  Boca Art Guild  -  Image Gallery show 
-2003  -  May 24  -  Art Serve from Fashion to Photography 
-2003  -  December 1. Art Serve Holiday members show 
-2003  -  February-April Impressions of Bonnet House 
-2003  -  May  -  Bonnet House Impressions winners  -  Neiman Marcus, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, The Best of the Best 
-2004  -  June 15-August l0  -  Biennial Exhibition at the Boca Museum, Boca Museum Artist Guild. 
-2004  -  March -April Boca Museum Art Guild. Image Gallery show 
-2004  -  February-March Boca Museum Art Guild, Image Gallery show 
-2004  -  May-June Boca Museum Art Guild, Image Gallery show 
-2004  - 2008  - . January  -  Boca Museum Instructors show at the Boca Museum Art School 
-2006  - 2009 October 10  -  ArtBravo, Art Serve -Honorable Mention 
-2006  -  November 12  -  The Best of ArtBravo 
-2006  - 2009  -  August-September  -  St Lawrence Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Bonnet House Fine Artist 
-2006  - 2011  -  St. Lawrence Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, The Best of Bonnet House Fine Artists.
-2011  - February 9 - "Impressions of Bonnet House"
-2012  - January 18 - "Flora and Fauna 2012" Rossetti Fine Art Gallery," Fort Lauderdale, Florida
-2012  - March 6 - Faculty exhibit, Boca Museum the Art School
-2012  - March 25 - Bonnet House Impressions Show
-2013  - Bonnet House Museum Gardens juried art show
-2013  - Boca Museum the Art School faculty juried art show
-2013  - Bonnet House Best in Show juried art exhibit Gallery 928, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 
-2013  - Porcelain Christmas ornament workshop at the Boca Museum the Art School, November 9-10
-2014  - Gold Etching workshop Boca Museum the Art School, January 25 
-2014  - Faberge Style Porcelain Egg painting workshop Boca Museum Art School, April 5-6
-2014  - Venetian Arts Society Exhibition, second place award, at Bank United, Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL.
-2016  - October  Blue Ridge Georgia Artists Assoc. National Show
-2016  - April  Boca Museum of Art
-2016  - July  Studio 18 in the Pines
-2016  - September  Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Art Gallery, Atlanta Ga
-2016 -  October   Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Jacksonville, Fl
-2017  - March   Making New Impressions, Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
-2017  - February  ArtBravo,ArtServe
-2017  - March   Broward College, NLAPW show, Best in Show
-2017  - March  Marrietta Cobb Museum of Art

Exhibitions
-2011 - November 7 - Guest Artist on the GEM Shopping Network.  Sold porcelain jewelry and art on National TV for 5 hours
-2011 - November 12 - One Women Show at St. Lawrence Gallery in benefit of the Heart Gallery of Broward County.  Fort Lauderdale, FL
-2012 - January 6 - Guest Artist: "From the Artist's Perspective" at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
-2014 - Georgia by the Sea Porcelain Art School exhibit with international porcelain artists
-2014 - Lauderdale by the Sea Community Church show and presentation of the original song written about a porcelain painting by Mary Belle Cordell titled "Storm on the Beach"
-2014 - One woman show at the historic Sample-McDougald House and Museum
-2016 - October  Blue Ridge Artists Assoc Georgia accepts art jewelry for sale.
-2017 - March   Sunrise Civic Center and Gallery NLAPW, Through a Women's Heart
-2017 - March   Broward College NLAPW,  A Mothers Love Exhibit
-2016 - March   Art Boca, Guest Artist, Demo and talk
-2016 - May Guest Artist at the Boca Museum of Art, exhibition, demo and talk From the Artists Perspective