Blanche Browne Bell (Mrs. Andrew J. Bell). 1879-1966. San Antonio. Painter, illustrator, graphic artist, muralist, draftsman.
Bell was born in Helena and moved to San Antonio with her family about 1881. She was a student of Jose Arpa, Xavier Gonzales, and Harry Anthony De Young . She died in a San Antonio hospital and was buried in the city.
Exhibitions: San Antonio Art League, Exhibition of Texas Artists (1926); San Antonio Artists Guild (1927); Edgar B. Davis Competition, San Antonio (1927 honorable mention, 1928-29); Southern States Art League Annual Exhibition (1929 medal, 1930); San Antonio local Artists Annual Exhibition (1930-34,1947); River Art Group, San Antonio (1948-50); Coppini Academy of Fine Arts, San Antonio (1952,1954).
Murals: Robert B. Green Hospital, San Antonio.
Collections: San Antonio Art League.
Affiliations: Coppini Academy of Fine Arts, San Antonio; San Antonio Art League; San Antonio Palette and Chisel Club; Southern States Art League; Texas Fine Arts Association.