Sculpture/Guy J. Bellaver has launched the company‚Äôs website, BellaverStudios.com ‚Äď a retrospective of Mr. Bellaver‚Äôs sculpting career and portfolio, and a display vehicle for his newest work and sculptures that are currently available for sale.
Online PR News – 17-November-2010 – – Saint Charles, IL, October 21, 2010 ‚Äď Sculptor Guy J. Bellaver is pleased to announce the launch of his website ‚Äď http://BellaverStudios.com ‚Äď showcasing the artwork that he has created in nearly four decades as a sculptor.
Mr. Bellaver became a full-time sculptor in 1975. He says, ‚ÄúI followed a very ‚Äėunlinear‚Äô route to art ‚Äď through work, the Army, and college. The journey has been an experience, and every day I‚Äôve spent as an artist has been a joy.‚ÄĚ
Mr. Bellaver‚Äôs web site showcases sculptures created during his career as a professional artist. His work is eclectic, but shares a theme or style that is both organic and technical. His most recent work has been in bronze, painted steel, and mixed media, and ranges from ‚Äútabletop‚ÄĚ to monumental pieces over 18 feet tall. Mr. Bellaver says, ‚ÄúI have always been fascinated by the relationship of positive to negative space ‚Äď the energy of their interaction, and my art. In fact, the relationship of art to the STEM disciplines has informed my artwork since my very first, extremely geometric stone sculptures.‚ÄĚ His work is in civic, corporate, residential, and university settings ‚Äď both commissioned and spec.
The site features the artist‚Äôs Portfolio of Work, as well as news about recent shows, exhibitions, commissions, and other information about the artist and his career.
About Guy J. Bellaver and Sculpture:
Mr. Bellaver is a sculptor whose works span many mediums, including stone, wood, painted steel, and bronze. His monumental works include The Kane County Veterans Memorial, Geneva, IL; ńíkwabet (Potawatomi Indian ‚Äď found in the Art Inventories Catalog of the Smithsonian American Art Museum), St. Charles, IL; The Crucifixion of Christ (both bronze and wood), St. Patrick‚Äôs Church, St. Charles, IL; The Growth of Post Modern, MCC Technology, St. Charles, IL; Limestone in the Wind/Pittsburgh, Latrobe, PA; and Jesus Christ/The Resurrection, The Daughters of St. Paul, Boston, MA. His collectors include H. J. Heinz Company, Graphite Sales, and the Forest County Potawatomi, among others. His work also appears in private collections around the country.
After his discharge from the United States 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, the University of Pittsburgh, and Northern Illinois University, as well as The School of the Museum of Art in Chicago. He is presently a member of CSI (Chicago Sculpture International), and the International Sculpture Center. He sits on the Board of the St. Charles Visitors and Cultural Commission and the Steering Committee of the St. Charles Arts Council. Mr. Bellaver is a past President of the St. Charles Rotary Club and Foundation and a past Chairman of the Downtown St. Charles Partnership‚Äôs Public Art Committee.
Sculpture is a registered Veteran Owned Small Business.