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Guy J. Bellaver

6 Aintree Road
St. Charles, IL 60174, U.S.A.
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Phone: 630.584.4650

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Mr. Bellaver’s work spans many media, including metal, stone, and wood, and mixed media, including stainless steel/glass, and steel/fiberglass.  He works in both abstract and representational formats.  Below is a listing of selected commissions, shows, and exhibitions. In addition to over 30 pieces of public art, his work is in private collections around the country and in Europe. His entire portfolio may be seen at


Selected Public and Corporate Collections:
Armstrong County Courthouse, Kittanning, PA
Arthur Andersen and Company, Center for Professional Development, Saint Charles, IL
Arthur Andersen and Company, Corporate Office, Germany
Batavia Fine Arts Centre, Batavia, IL
City of Pittsburgh, Bureau of Cable Communication, Pittsburgh, PA
City of Saint Charles (Ēkwabet), Saint Charles, IL
Daughters of Saint Paul, Boston, MA
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL
Forbes Health System, Pittsburgh, PA
Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Museum, Crandon, WI
Graphite Sales Inc., Chagrin Falls, Ohio
H. J. Heinz, International Headquarters, Pittsburgh, PA
Hiram College, Hiram, OH
Hyatt Hotels, Pittsburgh, PA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
Kane County Government Campus (Veterans Memorial), Geneva, IL
Linclay Corporation, Worthington, OH
MCC Technology, Saint Charles, IL
Property Investment Company, Indianapolis, IN
Ram Construction Company, Washington, PA
Saint Charles Heritage Center, Saint Charles, IL
Saint Patrick’s Church and Mission Church, Saint Charles, IL
Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA

After his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, Mr. Bellaver earned a B.A. in Economics from Saint Vincent College. He has worked as a sculptor full time since 1975. Mr. Bellaver has pursued graduate studies in art at the master’s level at Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, and Northern Illinois University, as well as The School of the Art Institute in Chicago. He is a current member of Chicago Sculpture International and the International Sculpture Center, and a past member of Chicago Artist’s Coalition, Dupage Art League, Fox Valley Arts Council, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Texas Society of Sculptors and South Hills Art League. He is an inductee into the Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame. 

Mr. Bellaver is one of the Founding Members and a current Board member of the St Charles Arts Council, a member of the St. Charles Park District’s Sculpture in the Park selection committee, and a member of the St. Charles Rotary Club’s Board. Mr. Bellaver is a past Commission Member (by appointment) of the City of St. Charles Visitors and Cultural Commission, past President of the St. Charles Rotary Club and Foundation, past Chairman of the Downtown St. Charles Partnership’s Public Art Committee and a past member of the Community Unit School District 303 School Board.

Sculpture/Guy J. Bellaver is a Verified Veteran Owned Small Business.







Recent Exhibitions:
Peoria Sculpture Walk, Washington Street, Peoria, IL

CSI Sculpture Invasion 2015 Exhibition, Koehnline Museum of Art, DesPlaines, IL
Lincoln Park Zoo Sculpture Show – Nature in Motion, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL
Art Gathering: Sculptors Connect Exhibition, Governor’s State University, University Pk, IL   
Oak Park Sculpture Walk, Oak Park, IL
Shirley & George Wiemer Sculpture Competition/Exhibition, University of Mt. Union, Alliance, OH
Art on the River, Port of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
Sculptures on the Promenade, Edina Promenade, Edina, MN
Sculpture in the Park, Mount Saint Mary Park, St. Charles, IL
Sculpture Tour Salina, Salina, KS
“Avenue of Sculpture Exhibit”/Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago – CSI Exhibit – 6 to the 3rd, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
SculptureWalk/Orpheum Theater Sculpture Garden, Sioux Falls, SD
The Creative Thread–From Fibonacci to Fermi (1 man show), Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
Sculpture in the Park, Benson Sculpture Garden, Loveland, CO
Turchin Center for the Arts Rosen Sculpture Competition, Appalachian State U/Downtown, Boone, NC
Positive Matters (2 artists), Monroe Cultural Arts Center, Monroe, WI
Art in the Abstract (5 artists), Fermilab Art Gallery, Batavia, IL
Aurora Art Walk (7 artists), Aurora, IL
Vicinity Show, Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles, IL



Previous Exhibitions include:
Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, Sioux Falls, SD
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL (one man show)
Ann Arbor Street Arts Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
Museum of Art/Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, OH,
Lambert Sculpture Fair, Dallas, TX
Clarion University, Clarion, PA (one man show)
Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA
Guest Demonstrator:
     Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA.
      Fort Armstrong Folk Festival, Kittanning, PA.
Sculptor in Residence – Indiana University of Pennsylvania (and one man show)




Selected Public Art Commissions
reflections, St. Charles, IL – (
1970, Washington, PA – (won national competition)
Fibonacci in Moto, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA        
The Arts Together, Batavia Fine Arts Centre, Batavia, IL
Kane County Veterans Memorial, Kane County Government Center Campus, Geneva, IL – (won regional search)
Liturgical Art (4 life-size sculptures, 1 series of reliefs, 1 processional cross/sculpture), St. Patrick’s Church and Mission Church, St. Charles, IL
The Growth of Post Modern, MCC Technology, St. Charles, IL
The World, Arthur Andersen Center for Professional Development, St. Charles, IL
Ēkwabet (Monument), Riverwalk, St. Charles, IL (see further information below)
St. Therese of Lisieux, Daughters of Saint Paul, Boston, MA
Brave, Armstrong County Courthouse, Kittanning, PA 
Transitions – Hiram College, Hiram, OH