Artist Vaughn Bell’s work focuses on human interactions with places, natural forces, and other species. She examines the complexities and paradoxes in these interactions. Her artworks include ecological artworks, public art, performance-based and participatory artworks, sculpture, drawings, videos, and installations. Her art practice also includes public art planning and writing, and teaching.
Bell teaches at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Tacoma campus. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Studio for Inter-related Media at Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Massachusetts, and her undergraduate degree from Brown University, Rhode Island. She lives in Seattle, Washington.