Bruce Bell is a Wik-Mungkan man from Aurukun and his clan group is Apalech, a custodial complex group from the Southern Wik Lands. Bruce specialises in contemporary ritual sculpture and painting where he generally depicts clan totems and Story Places. He has honed his skills as a master craftsman at the Wik & Kugu Arts Centre for the last thirty years.
2023 Aak Keenkanam Exhibition, JGM Gallery, London
2023 Aak Min! Exhibition, Aboriginal Art Co, Vault Gallery, Brisbane
2023 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2022 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2022 Aak Puul Exhibition, The Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
2021 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
2020 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), Cairns
National Gallery Victoria (NGV), Awards Dinner
National Gallery Victoria (NGV), Past Legacy Present Tense
Pandanus Gallery, Palm Cove.
2019 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, (CIAF)
2019 Sydney Contemporary
2017 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns Regional Gallery Award for Best Art Centre, Thancoupie Bursary