About

Evan Nicole Bell is an award-winning documentary photographer, musician, and multimedia artist based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Evan holds a self-designed B.A., "Documenting Justice: The Role of Photographic Narratives in Activism," from Duke University and a graduate certificate in Public Policy & International Affairs from the University of California, Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy.

To get in touch with Evan, please email her at info@evannicolebell.com or info@agirlcalledevan.com.

Solo Exhibitions

Aug 2019–Current | Faith in Color (Special Collection) | Eruditio et Religio Living Learning Community, Duke University, Durham, NC

Apr-May 2018 | Faith in Color: A Photographic Exploration of Race, Religion, and America in Tribute to C. Eric Lincoln | Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC (link)

Jan-Feb 2018 | black. | Louise Jones Brown Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC (link)

Selected Group Exhibitions

May 2021–Current | Busboys & Poets - Charles Village, Baltimore, MD

Apr 2018 | What Is Good Art? | Kenan-Keohane Gallery, Durham, NC

Feb 2018 | What Is Home? | Rubenstein Arts Center, Durham, NC

Oct 2015 | Duke University Union Arts Festival | Durham, NC

Dec 2014 | Stories of Smith | Y.E. Smith Elementary School, Durham, NC

Oct 2014 | Duke University Union Arts Festival | Durham, NC

Mar-May 2014 | 24th Annual Senior Show | Department of Education Gallery, Ellicott City, MD

2010-2014 | Howard County Spring Student Arts Exhibition | Columbia, MD

Awards & Fellowships

2018 | Julia Harper Day Award (for excellence in documentary studies), Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

2018 | John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

2018 | C. Eric Lincoln Theology and Arts Fellowship/Undergraduate Artist Residency, Duke University Chapel

2017 | RIPP Documentary Arts Fellowship in Photography, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

2016 | Kenan Summer Fellowship, The Kenan Institute of Ethics at Duke University

2015 | Forum Fellowship, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

2015 | Featured Artist, Duke University Union Arts Festival

2014 | Featured Artist, Duke University Union Arts Festival

2014 | Howard County Senior Juror’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts

2013 | Howard County Junior Juror’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts


Using Format