Bellamy Printz


Born New York City

Lives in Cleveland, OH




1996                   MFA, University of Washington, School of Art, Seattle, WA 

1992                   BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1987                   BA with Honors, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN 

1986                   AD, Oxford University, England, Sarah Lawrence College at Oxford



Selected Exhibitions

2018                   Wonder, exhibition at Morgan Paper Conservatory, curated by Anna Tararova

2018                   Open Yards, Worthington Yards Gallery, Cleveland, OH, curated by Liz Maugans

2015                   Points of View and Backward Glimpses, solo exhibition, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2015                   All Play, No Work, Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH, curated by Alex Coon

2014                   Points of View, solo exhibition, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2014                   Jason Lehrer & Bellamy Printz, Escuela de Artes Visuales, Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile

2013                   A Family Affair: Selections from the Progressive Art Collection, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, CO

2012                   Gestural Shift, solo exhibition. William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2012                   Foreign Affairs II, Standehaus Gallery, Dresden, Germany; Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH

2011                   21st Century Expressions of the Second Sex, Convivium 33, Cleveland, OH

2011                   Spacelift, Wall Eye  Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2011                   N.E.O Printmaking Invitational, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH

2011                   Somewhere, theatrical collaboration with Eric Schmiedl, Fusion Fest, Cleveland PlayHouse, OH

2010                   Transition State, solo exhibition, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2009                   Collective Ink, Massillon Art Museum, Massillon, OH

2009                   NEO5: Graphics from Zygote Press, Dresdner Sezession 89/Galerie Drei, Dresden, Germany

2008                   Zygote Press: New Works, Mandel School, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

2006                   Decade, University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH

2005                   NEO + One, Murray Hill Galleries, Cleveland, OH

2005                   Transcended Memories, Massillon Museum, Massillon, OH

2004                   Roads and Pastimes, Buzzer Thirty Gallery, Astoria, NY

2002                   Be Here Now, Two-person exhibition, Zygote Press, Cleveland.

2001                   Minnesota Print Biennial, Minneapolis Museum of Art, OH

2001                   Print Invitational,  Fort Hays State University Gallery, KS

2000                  Time Lines, Temporary public art piece, Ohio Knitting Mills, Cleveland

2000                 Family Traces/PULSE, Solo exhibition. Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art

1999                   Between Revelations, Two person exhibition, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH

1999                   Contemporary Printmaking, Banana Factory, New Bethlehem, PA  and Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

1997                   Atonements-32, Installation at William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH



Professional Experience

2006-present   Curator, Cleveland Clinic Art Program

2008-2016        City of Cleveland Public Art Committee

2006-2016        Board President, Zygote Press

1996-2006        Zygote Press, Inc.,  Cleveland, OH, Programming Director (1996-2003)

                        International Program Coordinator(1998-2004) and co-founder of cooperative fine art press. 

2004-2007        Public Programs Manager. Cleveland Public Art, OH

2003-2004        Adjunct Faculty, Kent State University, Kent, OH

2000-2008        Adjunct Faculty & Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art, OH

1996-1998          Gallery Associate, SPACES, Cleveland, OH 


Awards, Grants, Honors

2014                   Guest lecturer, Third International Printmaking Seminar, Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile;

                           visit funded by US Embassy in Chile.

2012                   Cleveland Arts Prize, Martha Joseph Prize for Distinguished Service to the Arts

2009                   Dresden Residency Exchange, Three week residency in Dresden, Germany

2005-2006          Commission, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Beachwood, OH

2000                   Artist Project Grant, Ohio Arts Council (also, 1997)

1999                    Individual Artist Fellowship, Ohio Arts Council

1998                   Commission art for recipient of Ohio Governor’s Award for the Arts