2013 MFA Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
2009 BFA Studio Art (magna cum laude) Mason Gross School of The Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
1990-1992 Industrial Design Major, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines

Residencies and Awards 
2024 Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Artist-In-Residence, Otis, OR (coming up, spring 2024)
2023 Tusen Takk Foundation, Artist-In-Residence, Leland, MI (coming up, winter 2023)
2023 Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Artist-In-Residence, Taos, NM 
2021 Millay Colony, Artist-In-Residence, Austerlitz, NY, USA  
2021 Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellow, Millay Arts, Austerlitz, NY, USA
2020-2021 Sustainable Arts Foundation Fellow, Gallery Aferro, Artist-In-Residence, Newark, NJ, USA
2019 Tides Institute & Museum of Art, StudioWorks Artist-In-Residence, Eastport, ME, USA 
2019 Art & History Museums, Artist-In-Residence, Maitland, FL, USA 
2019 ChaNorth, Artist-In-Residence, Pine Plains, NY, USA 
2018 Brush Creek Foundation For The Arts, Artist-In-Residence, Saratoga, WY, USA 
2018 Vermont Studio Center, Artist-In-Residence, Merit Grant, Johnson, VT, USA 
2017 Open Wabi, Artist-In-Residence, Fredericktown, OH, USA 
2012 Gallery Aferro, Artist-In-Residence Program, Newark, NJ, USA 

Solo Exhibitions
2023 40,000 Tons, Mueller Gallery, Caldwell University, Bloomfield, NJ, USA 
2022 PunoKent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ, USA 
2021 Knowable Earth, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, USA 
2021 Drawing the Farthest Land, MO Space, Metro Manila, Philippines 

2021 Gubat, M Galleries Pohatcong Native Arboretum, Wahington, NJ 
2019 Vast Expanses (2-person exhibition), Brick + Mortar Gallery, Easton, PA 
2018 Drawing Abundance, West Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines
2013 Skinning The Image, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
2011 Thought Patterns Krem Contemporary Art, Metro Manila, Philippines
2011 painting into place impossible traces, West Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines 
2009 drawing encounters from the turnpike and a light from a distant world, Mag:net Gallery, Makati, Philippines
2009 Fervor: Studies of the Black Nazarene, drawing and text installation with Eduardo Dayao, Jersey City, NJ
2008 Structure in Nature is a Strategy for Drawing, Mag:net Gallery, Katipunan Ave, Quezon City, Philippines
2005 Recent Paintings, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2022-23 Reemergence, NJ Arts Annual, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ 
2022-23 Thrive, Historic Walnford House, Monmouth Park System, NJ 
2023 Environmental Exuberance, St Peters University Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
2022 Becoming Trees, curated by Fritz Horstman, Concord Art, Concord, MA 
2022 Stitches in Time, curated by Victor Velasco, Alief Art House, Houston, TX, USA
2021 Drawing As A Noun, Drawing As A Verb, Modeka Art, Metro Manila, Philippines
2021 Landviews of Commonplaces, Stand4 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2021 12th Annual Drawing Discourse, University of North Caroilna, Ashville, NC
2021 The Idiosyncratic Pencil Redrafted, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Clinton, SC
2020 Personal Landscapes, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ, USA
2020 Inside Woodland Textures and Layers, View Arts, Old Forge, NY, USA
2020 Artists Invite, Buster Levi Gallery, Cold Springs, NY, USA
2020 Passing Bittersweet, Lafayette Art Galleries, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, USA 
2020 14C Art Fair, with Co11ective, Jersey city, NJ, USA
2019 Just Beneath The SurfaceDrawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ 
2019 Trauma, Limbo Midnight Gallery + Bar, Metro Manila, Philippines 
2019 Heart & Fist, Vinyl on Vinyl Gallery, Metro Manila, Philippines 
2019 On The RocksSusan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY 
2018 What Always Begins: Filipino Artists From New York, Pinto Art Museum, Antipolo, Philippines
2018 John The RevelatorNeon Heater Gallery, Toledo, OH
2018 Today Is All We Have, Settlers + Nomads, Las Vegas, NV
2018 Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
2018 Navigating Elements, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
2018 The Idiosyncratic Pencil, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Clinton, SC
2018 Post Earth, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
2017 As Far As Near As Deep As Wide And Tall, Galerie Roberto, Metro Manila, Philippines
2017 Synthesizing Nature, The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ, and View Arts Center, Old Forge, NY 
2017 Encounters, Center For Art + Thought (online)
2016 Rockscapes, StARTup Art Fair, Mile North Hotel, Chicago, IL
2016 31 Central, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
2016 Nature, The Center For Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
2014 Drift 2014, El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM
2013 Peekskill Project V: Body as Landscape, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
2012 Through You Into Action, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ and Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ
2012 Arctic Flow, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
2011 Drift 2011, abandoned Sacred Heart Mission Church, Ruidosa, TX
2011 Relexification, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
2010 Economica, online exhibition, International Museum for Women
2009 28 Days Later, Black and White Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines
2009 Tabula Rasa, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
2008 instant gratification: eventual consequences, Gaia , Jersey City, NJ
2006 American Diaspora,  Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ
2006 a(d)dress, Gaia Studio, Jersey City, NJ
2003 Off The Top, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY

Professional activities
Founder/Facilitator, north willow art space, Montclair, NJ, USA (current)
Panelist, Keeping The Dream Alive Panel Discussion, Asian American Arts Alliance, Brooklyn, NY (2020)
Mentor, Immigrant Artist Project, New York Foundation for the Arts + Newark (2019)
Facilitator, Spring 2018 Attic Artists-in-Residencenorth willow, Montclair, NJ, USA (2018)
Facilitator, Attitude of Openness, north willow, Montclair, NJ, USA (2017)
Facilitator, Remote​ ​Viewing, north willow, Montclair, NJ, USA (2017),
Facilitator, When​ ​Our​ ​Breaths​ ​Run, north willow, Montclair, NJ, USA (2017)
​​Facilitator, Rhizomes​ ​of​ ​Place​, north willow, Montclair, NJ, USA (2016) 
Blogger, Gallery Aferro Artists Alumni Blog (current)
Creative Capital Professional Development Program (2016)
Founder, Newark Bunker Projects, Newark, NJ, USA (2011)
Facilitator, Savage Circumstances: The Work of Evan Peterson Schoenly, Newark Bunker Projects, Newark, NJ (2011)
Facilitator, Memories of Places I Have Never Been: The Films of Dodo Dayao, Newark Bunker Projects, Newark, NJ (2011)
Photo editor, magazine and book publishing, Conde Nast Publications (2003-2016)
Graduate teaching assistant, Art and Professional Practices Seminar, Maryland Institute College of Art (2010-2011)

Interviews, Essays and Artist Talks
Interview, Retracing the Paths of the Planet: Katrina Bello’s process, reflections, and intimacy with the world through drawing, Ecoartspace blog (March 2023)
Artist Talk, in concurrentce with "Reemergence" exhibition, NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ (February 2023)
Artist Talk, Portfolio Class, Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ (February 2023)
Artist Talk, EcoArt Class, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA 
(February 9,2023)
Artist Talk, "40,000 Tons," Mueller Gallery, Caldwell University, Bloomfield, NJ, USA (February 8,2023)
Review of group exhibition Becoming Trees, by Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, April 5, 2022
Essay, "
Immigration and Identity: The Works of Bovey Lee and Katrina Bello," By Rangsook Yoon, A Women's Thing (2021)
Participating Artist, New Green Deal: A Community-University Working Session for Environmental Justice in the Passaic River Watershed, Rutgers University- Newark, NJ, USA (2021)
Cabin Fever: Artist Talks, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ, USA (2020)
Artists on Coping, Art Spiel, Online Interview (2020)
Review, "Hawak/Hold," Eileen Tabios, HaloHalo Blog (November 3019)
Artist Talk, ChaNorth Artists-in-Residence Artist Talks, Pine Plains, NY (2019)
Artist Talk, Vast Expanses, Brick + Mortart Gallery, Easton, PA (2019)
Artist Talk, "Just Beneath The Surface" exhibition, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ (2019)
Artist Talk, Art & History Museums - Maitland, FL (2019)
Panelist, Women Artists Meet Up: Artist-run Spaces, Visual Arts Center of NJ (2018)
Interview/Profile by Sharon Louden, Creative Capital Blog (8.7.2017)
Interview/Profile, Filipino-American Artist Directory (2017)
Interview/Profile, Center For Art + Thought (2017)
Artist talk, 31 Central artists, Paul Robeson Galleries (2016)
Artist talk, Feminist Art Project, Paul Robeson Galleries (2016)
Artist Talk, Pierro Gallery (2014)
Artist Talk, Gallery Aferro(2014)

2022 Becoming Trees, group exhibition catalogue, Concord Art, Concord, MA
2021 Landviews of Commonplaces, group exhibition catalogue, Stand4 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2020 Passing Bittersweet, group exhibition catalogue, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
2019 Filipino American Artist Directory, edited by Janna Añonuevo Langholz
2018 Navigating Elements, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glasboro, NJ
2017 Small Works, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
2016 Synthesizing Nature, by Clarence Burton Sheffield, JR, published by View Arts, NY
2016 Filipino American Artist Directory, edited by Janna Añonuevo Langholz
2012 Through You Into Action, published by Gallery Aferro, NJ
2009 Tabula Rasa, published by Gallery Aferro, NJ

Art & History Museums Maitland
Brush Creek Foundation For The Arts
Open Wabi Residency Artist Directory
Center For Art + Thought
Filipino American Artist Directory

Modeka Art, Metro Manila, Philippines
MO Space, Metro Manila, Philippines
West Gallery, Metro Manila, Philippines
Galerie Roberto, Metro Manila, Philippines
Vinyl on Vinyl, Metro Manila, Philippines