PRLog - April 27, 2011 - ST. CHARLES, Ill. -- Saint Charles, IL, April 27, 2011 – Guy J. Bellaver will be exhibiting his sculpture, “Prairie Song.Q” at the Merchandise Mart, along Orleans Street, for the upcoming Art Chicago, April 29 – May 2. The exhibit, a partnership between the Mart and Chicago Sculpture International, features 23 monumental sculptures. WLS-TV, ABC7’s web site features Bellaver’s sculpture on their story about the exhibition. The story can be found by clicking on: http://abclocal.go.com/
In addition, Bellaver will be part of the Chicago Sculpture International Booth #167 at Art Chicago inside the Mart. His piece “Lissome.Q Study” will be part of CSI’s “6 to the third” exhibit and sale. Show hours are Friday, April 29: 11am - 7pm, April 30: 11 - 7, May 1: 11 - 6, May 2: 11 - 4. More information about the event inside the Mart may be found on the Art Chicago web site.
About Guy J. Bellaver and Sculpture:
Mr. Bellaver is a sculptor whose works span many media, including stone, wood, metal and mixed media. His monumental works include major public art and liturgical projects in Geneva, Elgin, and St. Charles, IL, Latrobe, PA, and Boston, MA. Mr. Bellaver’s sculptures appear in the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls, SD, Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD, Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Museum, Crandon, WI, Armstrong County, Kittanning, PA, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL, St. Charles Heritage Center, St. Charles, IL, Forbes Health System, Pittsburgh, PA, Graphite Sales, Inc., Chagrin Falls, OH, H.J. Heinz Corporation’
After his discharge from the U.S. Army, Mr. Bellaver earned a B.A. in Economics from St. Vincent College. He has worked as a sculptor full time since 1975. Mr. Bellaver has taken masters credit classes in art at Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, and NIU, as well as The School of the Museum of Art in Chicago. He is a member of CSI and ISC and sits on the Boards of the St. Charles Visitors and Cultural Commission and the St. Charles Arts Council. Mr. Bellaver is a past President of the St. Charles Rotary Club and Foundation and Chairman of the DSCP’s Public Art Committee.
Sculpture is a registered Veteran Owned Small Business.
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Mr. Bellavers sculpture media include stone, steel & bronze. His monumental work includes Kane County’s Veterans Memorial, and collectors such as H. J. Heinz Co. and Forest County Potawatomi. His work is in private collections around the country.