In the last few years, the visibility of the late Kent Bellows’ work has gone from occasional to frequent, thanks to the efforts of local arts organizations and patrons to recognize his contributions to the regional and national art scene.
Fanboys and girls will have another chance to view intricately detailed renderings by this realist artist with a show of Bellows’ drawings and lithographs at Creighton University’s Lied Art Gallery, courtesy of longtime supporters Dr. Ross and Kathleen Bellinghiere. Many will not have been seen before by the public. The exhibition opens on March 14.
In addition, the Bellinghieres will be making a donation of eleven Bellows artworks to Creighton; they are planned to be placed in a newly renovated conference space in the Lied Education Center for Arts, home of the gallery and the university’s arts programs.
A gallery reception will be held on April 1 from 5 to 7pm. A gallery tour with the Bellinghieres is scheduled for the following day, April 2, at 11am.
Kent Bellows, The Collection of Dr. Ross and Kathleen Bellinghiere will be on view at the Lied Art Gallery from March 14-April 14. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 11 am to 1 pm, and again from 5 to 6pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4pm. The gallery will be closed for Spring Break, March 6 to March 13, and over the Easter holiday, March 25 to March 27. It is located at N. 24th and California Plaza.