KENT BELLOWS
(1949-2005)

BORN: Blair, Nebraska, June 26, 1949

EDUCATION: University of Nebraska

EXHIBITIONS:

2007 – 08 Visions; Selections from the James T Dyke Collection of
Contemporary Drawings, Naples Museum of Art FL; Askansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2007 The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern and Contemporary Works on
Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Important New Works by Forum Gallery Artists, Forum
Gallery, New York
2003 Facing Reality: The Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Transforming the Commonplace: Masters of Contemporary
Realism, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Modern and Contemporary Portraits curated by Townsend
Wolfe, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Representations: The Art of Drawing, Schick Art Gallery
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing,
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2001-02 Magic Vision, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
2001 About Face, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Identities: Contemporary Portraiture, New Jersey Center for
Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
1999-2000 Re-presenting Representation IV, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1998 1998 Collector’s Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK
Drawing the Figure: Kent Bellows and William Beckman, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Exactitude, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Kent Bellows: Current Works, Forum Gallery, NY
Drawing: Reaffirming the Media, University of Missouri, Kansas
City, MO
Group Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
20th Century Figurative Drawing, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Solo Exhibition, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Self-Portraits, Midtown Payson, New York, NY
1988 Sheldon Sampler: Private Choices, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
Solo Exhibition, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY
Realism Today: American Drawings from the Rita Rich Collection, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1987 American Art Today: The Portrait, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
Summer Group Show, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY
Six Realists, Harris Samuel & Co. Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL
New Directions in Drawing, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
1986 1986 Collector’s Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
1985 September Group Show, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY

GRANTS:

1987 Bemis Project Grant
Mid-America Arts Alliance Grant
1972 Solo Exhibition Gallery at the Market, Omaha, NE

1971 Solo Exhibition Gallery at the Market, Omaha, NE
1970 Warren Buffet Projects Grant

COLLECTIONS:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Arkansas Museum of Art, Little Rock, AK
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
Jalane and Richard Davidson
Mrs. Glenn C. Janss
Rita Rich Collection