The 5th InFusion Art Anniversary, Oct. 2020. Alan's artwork, " Evening in Venice " was selected for a juried art exhibition.

The 14th International 2019 Art Renewal Center Catalog. Alan's painting, " Evening in Venice " was selected as a finalist for the 2018-19 ARC International Salon Competition.

The 12th International 2016 Art Renewal Center Catalog. Alan Bell's painting, "Moment in Time, Honduras" was selected as a finalist for the 2016 ARC International Salon Competition.

ASTA 2012 Scottsdale online catalogue. Alan Merris Bell was awarded the GODDESS OF ART AWARD for best in show for the painting Image Behind the Mirror.

Alan Merris Bell artwork "Image Behind the Mirror" and "Solitude" was published in the Portland Talent Magazine 2011 September Issue on pages 42 & 43.

The artwork of Alan Bell was selected for the Oil Painters of America 19TH Annual Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils Catalog. The 2010 OPA Exhibition was at the Legacy Gallery at Scottsdale Arizona.

The 6th International 2009-2010 Art Renewal Center Salon Catalog. The artwork for Alan Merris Bell was selected as a finalist for the 6th International 2009-2010 Competition.

A Major Group Art Exhibit of realist Figurative Art " Caught In The Moment " December 10, 2009 - Portland, Oregon was advertised in the American Art Collector Magazine.

Alan Bell was selected in " Best of America Oil Artist Volume II " Oil Winners November 2009 Book Competition.