About Rita Blitt

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”  -Vincent Van Gogh

Rita Blitt,
“Harnessed Love” (2011)

Rita Blitt was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1931. She attended the University of Illinois and graduated from the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 1952 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Her work has been featured around the world in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Uganda, China, and of course all over the United States. Aside from the Mulvane Rita’s work can be seen in:

  • The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
  • The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
  • The Kansas City Children’s Museum
  • The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The Kennedy Museum of American Art
  • The National Museum of Singapore
  • The Nelton-Atkins Museum of Art
  • The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
  • The Nevada Museum of Art
  • The Skirball Museum
  • The Spencer Museum of Art
  • The Spertus Museum

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