Born and still living in Glasgow, Stan Bell is both a poet and an artist. After a period of industrial work he studied at Glasgow School of Art, 1966-70, where he later became a lecturer. Bell has produced numerous murals that can be found around the city of Glasgow and has exhibited with Glasgow League of Artists, The Clyde Group and Scottish Young Contemporaries. Interested in connections between word and image, he has participated in collaborative projects involving poetry, music, dance and painting. He also gives readings at a variety of cultural events.