Sandra A. M Bell (Production Manager, Producer, Teaching Artist) is a third generation Carnival Costume Designer. Ms. Bell is CEO of Journeyagents, Inc an artist booking and special event production company. Co-Founder of JOUVAYFEST Collective preserving and presenting Trinidad & Tobago classic style J’ouvert locally, nationally and internationally. Ms. Bell has co-produced 3 CD Recording with Natural Expression Rhythm Band, Punta Rock Explosion & World Connection B.V and Arufudei Wanichigu with Garifuna International Band. Additionally, she is the Production Manager & Agent for Something Positive Inc, premier Afro-Caribbean Performing Arts Company. She has worked with major cultural venues and festival organizations in the United States and abroad. As a teaching artist consultant in schools, museums & community centers, Ms. Bell assists students in creating visionary and inspiring art. She is a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow and has earned numerous grants & awards. Ms. Bell has a BA in Arts Administration from NYU & Certificates in Film & Television production from WNET/TV Film & Video School. She is also trained as a Heritage Ambassador by the Central Brooklyn Library.
Ms. Bell is also is the Individual of The Year for Best Costume Design 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019, 2022, 2023 by the Brooklyn Carnival J’ouvert City International and Trinidad & Tobago Traditional Mas competitions.