"The Parsonage" is an original watercolor painted by Diane G Bell. This house is part of the Old Parish Church on Main Street in Weston.
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"On the water" an original watercolor of Medford, MA by Diane Bell

About Diane

Fall has  arrived here in Massachusetts bringing us the vibrant colors  for drinking in and for painting as well. I have lived here for over a year...hard to believe. Each day passes so quickly. Although missing life, friends and painting in Vermont, I am enjoying more urban subject matter in these bedroom towns around me.  People enjoy paintings of their homes especially, and so I am busier than ever. I also enjoy teaching a watercolor class at a near-by senior center with masks and social distancing of course. 

Formerly from the Midwest, Diane earned an art degree from Iowa State University and has taken many watercolor workshops over the years. For several years she managed her own summer gallery in Vermont and exhibited and sold her work regularly throughout the state and beyond. Since moving to Massachusetts outside of Boston she paints more urban scenes.


Art affiliations
Vermont Watercolor Society 
Associate member of the New England Watercolor Society

Franklin Art Association

Vermont Watercolor Society Award - 2018 Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition

Vermont Watercolor Society Award - 2015 Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition

1st place award – Second Annual Weston Paint-out 2013

2nd place award – First Annual Weston Paint-out 2012
Marie Hickey Memorial Award – 2012 Monadnock Area Art Association’s Art in the Park, Keene, NH 2012


Recent Exhibits;

2020 - Small Stones Festival of the Arts Online exhibition October and November

2020 - Wellesley Free Library exhibit through the month of October

2020 - New England Watercolor Society's North American juried exhibition, Plymouth, MA; November 1

2019 - Month-long exhibit at the Norfolk Library, Norfolk, Massachusetts

2019 - Vermont Watercolor Society's juried Spring Exhibit, Southern Vermont Art Center

2019 - Vermont& Beyond Fine Art Exhibition, Weston Playhouse

2018 - Charlotte Center Center, Charlotte, VT

2018 - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH

2018, 17 - VWS Spring juried exhibit, Festival Gallery, Waitsfield, VT

2018, 16,15,14 - Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition, Waitsfield, VT

2017, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12-Annual Vermont & Beyond Fine Art Exhibit, Weston Playhouse

2016 - VWS Fall Awards Exhibit, Ava Gallery, Lebanon, NH

2015  - Fall National Exhibit, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT

2015 - VWS Juried Exhibit, Taylor Gallery, Meriden, NH

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"Quartet" 20x16; framed $400;matted $175