Renowned Artist & Cordele Native, Henrimae Bell, Exhibits Artwork at Crisp Area Arts Alliance’s Gallery 41
Published 9:27 am Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Cordele, GA. – Crisp Area Arts Alliance (CAAA) proudly presents Fine Art by Henrimae at Gallery 41 in
downtown Cordele. CAAA will host an exhibition, reception, and Artist’s Talk Thursday, February 23
5:30-7:30pm. Her art will stay on display in the gallery throughout the month of February. Gallery 41 is
located at 302 N. 7th Street, Cordele. Gallery 41 Hours are Mon-Fri 10am-4pm. We are honored to
celebrate Fine Art by Henrimae…an artistic homecoming for Cordele native, Henrimae Bell.
Henrimae was born in Cordele, Georgia and grew up in both Cordele, and Fort Myers, Florida. After
spending more than 30 years of her corporate professional life in New Rochelle, New York with her
late husband Dale, Henrimae now reside in Indialantic, Florida and Cordele, Georgia.
Henrimae attended Albany State University in Albany, Georgia. She holds a BS degree from Iona
College in New Rochelle, New York, and a certificate in Graduate Business Management from Pace
University in New York.
Henrimae had a long-standing career with International Business Machine (IBM) Corporation at
Worldwide Corporate Headquarters in Armonk, New York. She retired from IBM as Worldwide
Manager of Information and Support, Intellectual Property Law. Since retiring from IBM, Henrimae
transitioned from corporate manager to fine artist and founder of Fine Art by Henrimae. She has
studied with several very well-known artists: traditional art in Florence, Italy with Professor Andrew
Lattimore and at the Westchester Art Center in White Plains, New York, Professor Stan Lapper at Iona
College in New Rochelle, New York, and contemporary art in Melbourne, Florida with world famous
Dutch artist, the late Frits Van Eeden.
Her work is featured in several art galleries and interior design shops, as well as her art studio in
historical downtown Melbourne, Florida. She currently participates in art exhibitions throughout
Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and New York. In addition, her artwork has been on the front cover
of Senior Scene and indigoLife Magazine, she’s been a guest on several television shows, has been
highlighted in various newspaper articles, and has won awards for her artwork.
While in New York, some of Henrimae’s community service efforts included being an ordained
Deacon in the Grace Baptist Church and Executive Director of Freedom School, Children’s Defense
Fund. involved in Girl Power Conference, New Shiloh Christian Center, (Melbourne, Florida), indigoLife
Women’s Empowerment Conference, (Georgia and Florida), Our Mother’s Home (Southwest Florida),
Ronald McDonald’s House Charities, Crisp Area Arts Alliance (Cordele, Georgia), Renaissance
Connections (Albany, Georgia) Albany Storm/Tornado Recovery and Albany Area Primary Health
Care (AAPHC) (Albany, Georgia).
Henrimae is currently on the Board of Directors of the Florida Artist Group (FLAG) and the Dale L. Bell
Memorial Scholarship Fund (DLBMSF, Inc.). For additional information about the artist and her works,
please visit her website, fineartbyhenrimae.com.
Crisp Area Arts Alliance is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization. This event is free and open to the public.
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