Mathias Alten

Art in the time of a pandemic: How Mathias Alten's isolation was reflected in his work

World events kept Alten, who was inspired by global travels, close to home in Michigan.

Jun 24, 2020

GVSU announces digital library, traveling exhibit of work by artist Mathias Alten

Grand Valley's Art Gallery has launched a new online digital library that provides a comprehensive database of the life and works of late artist Mathias J. Alten. The university currently owns the largest single public collection of Alten's work. The university also recently received the gifts of the Alten Catalog Raisonné - a comprehensive, annotated listing of all the known works by Alten - and eight new paintings. In 2021, Grand Valley will launch a traveling Alten exhibit that will visit museums and galleries across Mich

Nov 15, 2018

GVSU ArtPrize entry wins Critics' Choice Award

"Mathias Alten Triptych" received a Critics' Choice Award during the St. Cecilia Music Center's ArtPrize 7 Music Awards October 15.

Oct 16, 2015