Fall Arts Celebration:

Cyril Lixenberg:  An Artist’s Journey
Fall Arts Celebration Reception: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 5-7 PM
Cyril Lixenberg: an Artist’s Journey explores and celebrates 81 years of the life and work of the popular contemporary Dutch artist Cyril Lixenberg, whose monumental sculpture and eye-popping, colorful screen prints are exhibited throughout GVSU’s buildings and campuses. The exhibition will feature new gifts of paintings and works on paper including drawings, mono-prints, print editions, small sculptures, and archival material spanning his early career as a struggling and evolving artist from the mid 1950s to the present.  Multiple exhibition venues across West Michigan from GRAM to the Muskegon Museum of Art will simultaneously focus on particular aspects of Lixenberg’s art.

This exhibit will to open from Friday,  August 23 to Friday, November 1, 2013.

Located at 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus. 

Other events related to the exhibition - Cyril Lixenberg: An Artist’s Journey
All programs and events are free and open to the public and will be held at Grand Valley State University, Allendale Campus.
Innovative Printmaking
September 10, 9:00am - 10:30am
GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus
Enjoy lively discussion and explore printmaking with artist, Cyril Lixenberg and master printmaker and faculty member, David Keister.
Coffee and Conversation with Cyril Lixenberg
September 19, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus
Join artist, Cyril Lixenberg, and guest curator, Timothy Chester for coffee and discussion about the artist’s creative journey and the journey of the Lixenberg collection to GVSU.  Chester will speak about the collection’s importance to GVSU and the value of the collection to students and Lixenberg will discuss his work.
Music for Cyril Lixenberg
Date to be announced soon.
GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus
Under the direction of Dale Schriemer, professor of voice, GVSU voice students and guest boy soprano, Aidan Baas will perform songs in honor of artist Cyril Lixenberg.  Selections will include some of Cyril's favorites including an excerpt from Chichester Psalms (Bernstein), music of the baroque, 20th century, and 30's and 40's jazz.  Robert Byrens, affiliate piano faculty, is the pianist for this evening of eclectic and charming music.

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