Knox Alum Named “Great Brooklyn Artist Under 30″

From: The L Magazine (Brooklyn, NY)

[2008 Knox College graduate] Katie Bell is named “One of 8 Great Brooklyn Artists Under 30.” The L Magazine states that she “could be showing nowhere and she’d still make this list because her work is so good. Of course, we’re not exactly the first people who’ve taken note… Bell’s sculptures vary in scale and are made from a mix of traditional and non-traditional materials. Scraps of drywall and wood are often collaged together and affixed to the wall, with paint overlaid as if it were a binding element. The effect is stunning…

[Bell told the magazine:] “I use my studio as a test site where I can bring things and look at them. I can move them around, put things together, build, and ask questions. I think about the history of the material, what’s behind it, what will be in front of it, and why this is our visual language.” … Read more…