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Jean Rainer Belt

art gallery owner

Jean Rainer Belt, American art gallery owner. Named Volunteer Action Center Volunteer of Year, 1989; recipient Business in the Arts award Montgomery Business Committee for the Arts, 1989, Distinguished Volunteer in the Arts award Art Council Montgomery, 1996.

Background

Belt, Jean Rainer was born on September 12, 1942 in Selma, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Sterling Price and Saidee (Crook) Rainer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Alabama, 1964.

Career

Founder, partner, Corporation Art Source, Montgomery, Alabama, 1983-1992;owner, Corporation Art Source, Montgomery, Alabama, since 1992;owner, Chemical Abstracts Service Gallery & Frames, Montgomery, Alabama, 1994. Juror Jubilee Galleria Art Show, Montgomery, 1987, Riofest, Harlingen, Texas, 1989-1990, Bank Central Asia on My Own Time, Montgomery, 1990. Guest lecturer Riofest, 1990.

Director Armory Gallery Arts Council Montgomery, 1989-1991. Advisor Montgomery Business Committee Arts, 1990-1994, 97- (Business in Arts award 1989). Curator Armory Gallery, Montgomery, 1989.

Membership

Board dirs Arts Council Montgomery, 1980-1994, 97—, president, 1985-1987, 92-93. Member advisory board Montgomery Symphony Association, since 1993. President Junior League Montgomery, 1984, treasurer, 1981.

Stephen minister 1st United Methodist Church, Montgomery, 1992-1994, member administrative board, since 2000. Board directors Volunteer Information Center, since 1997, member executive board, secretary, 1998-2000, vice president 2000-2002, president board directors, since 2002. Board directors Arts Council of Montgomery.

Member American Society Appraisers (vice president Alabama chapter since 2001), Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, University Alabama Alumni Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, painting, gardening.

Connections

Married Kemplin C. Belt, August 31, 1963. Children: Keven Curtis, Kelly B. Jones.

father:
Sterling Price Rainer

mother:
Saidee (Crook) Rainer

spouse:
Kemplin C. Belt

children:
Keven Curtis Belt

Kelly B. Jones Belt