Jermaine Bell

Programming Director, Exittheapple Artspace, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Jermaine T. Bell is a visual designer working in Baltimore. In 2016, Jermaine finished his tenure as the marketing and programming director for Impact Hub Baltimore. Here, he shaped the programming and marketing goals for the co-working space. Jermaine created the Impact Hub, Rise Residency with Author D. Watkins to highlight thought leadership in inclusion and equity. Jermaine and Author created programming to highlight Watkins' literacy mission for young, black Baltimoreans. Jermaine also curated ongoing art exhibitions, and implemented health and wellness initiatives that bridged community and Impact Hub members. His work with Impact Hub Baltimore, won the space ' The Best Creative Space Award' from Baltimore Magazine in 2016. In 2015, as programming chair of AIGA-the nation's premier professional membership organization for graphic design with 70 chapters and more than 25,000 members-Jermaine spearheaded REdesign & REbuild. REdesign & REbuild partnered with The Neighborhood Design Center to rebrand and relaunch small businesses' marketing collateral after the unrest in Baltimore in April 2015. Prior to AIGA, Jermaine worked at Havas Worldwide, where he gained footing in advertising with clients like Michelob Ultra, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and Constellation Energy. Jermaine holds a degree from the Maryland Institute College of Art.


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