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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; Ēkwabet (Potawatomi Indian – 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’s 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.
Mr. Bellaver’s sculptures also appear in the corporate, university, and civic collections of the Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Museum, Crandon, WI, Armstrong County, Kittanning, PA, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL, Forbes Health System, Pittsburgh, PA, Graphite Sales, Inc., Chagrin Falls, OH, H.J. Heinz Corporation’s International Headquarters, Pittsburgh, PA, Hiram College, Hiram, OH, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, Property Investment Company, Indianapolis, IN, and St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA, among others. His work also appears in private collections around the country. Avera McKennan Hospital and the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls, South Dakota are leasing his work, and he is also a finalist in a competition to create a monumental “icon sculpture” for Avera McKennan’s Hospital Campus. Mr. Bellaver is currently represented by Bridges – a Gallery of Fine Art (St. Charles, IL).
After his discharge from the United States Army, Mr. Bellaver earned a B.A. in Economics from St. Vincent College. He has been employed as a sales representative by Prudential Insurance and Xerox. He has worked as a sculptor full time since 1976. 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 the Dupage Art League and the Fox Valley Arts Council and sits on the Boards of the St. Charles Visitors and Cultural Commission and the St. Charles Rotary Club and Foundation. Mr. Bellaver is a past President of the St. Charles Rotary Club and a past Chairman of the Downtown St. Charles Partnership’s Public Art Committee.
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OrientalPainted steel (hand-made I-beams with concrete "dry garden" base)
24th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition (2010-2011)
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