Marcus Glenn

Archive for May, 2016

The Studio Series

To receive an invitation to an artist’s studio is irresistible. To be chosen to be his muse is an honor. In this visually sensual series, Marcus Glenn captures the private yet professional moments inside of an artist’s studio. The Waiting painting depicts the artist’s lovely muse anxiously awaiting the artist’s presence. His creative spirit flows…. read more

The Storm Series

The youngest of four , and raised primarily by his mother, it’s no wonder Marcus Glenn devoted an entire series of paintings to women. His father, an admitted workaholic, took care of the family’s material needs, while his mother took care of home. The storm series represents women overcoming adversity, something Glenn saw not only…. read more

Silhouette Series

The Silhouette Series is a deeply touching collection of artwork by Marcus Glenn. It is a beautiful yet sobering depiction of a lost soul with a determined spirit. Many are living their lives in this torment daily. The Silhouette characters shows how many people with depression are overlooked…..not noticed at all by friends or loved…. read more

Reflections of Music Series

Give a musician their instrument of choice and allow them to “speak” through that instrument what they are feeling at that time or ask them to reflect on an emotional journey from their life and you can literally feel their pain or joy through the sound and movements of their soul. Music can elevate us…. read more

Open Heart Series

The power of a man’s love is remarkable; worthy of our complete attention. The willingness of a man to open his heart in a relationship is essential to its success. This seemingly simple act motivates him to love, protect and provide whatever is needed by her. In Marcus Glenn’s Open Heart Series, he applauds the…. read more

Inside Marcus Glenn’s Detroit Art Studio

Join Park West Gallery as we visit contemporary figurative artist Marcus Glenn in his studio in the historic Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan. He was raised by a father who loved jazz and a mother who was herself a painter, both of whom continue to profoundly influence his life and artistic style. Glenn discusses his…. read more

Revisit Detroit Artist, Marcus Glenn’s, Work From the 2014 Grammy Awards

Imagine receiving a phone call from the officials who run the Grammy Awards telling you that you’re the official artist for their upcoming show. For Marcus Glenn, the first of three artists featured in the “Detroit’s Finest” series of Park West Gallery exhibitions, he doesn’t have to imagine – he lived it! On December 17,…. read more

Detroit Artist, Marcus Glenn, Discusses His Inspiration

Marcus Glenn, one of three artists in Park West Gallery’s “Detroit’s Finest” exhibition series, was recently featured on Detroit Public TV. Glenn appears in an episode of “Detroit Performs,” where he speaks about how he was initially inspired by his mother to pursue art. He was further inspired by the Egyptian exhibition at the Detroit…. read more

New Marcus Glenn Artwork Unveiled at “Detroit’s Finest” Exhibition

For artist Marcus Glenn, kicking off a three-part exhibition featuring Park West Detroit artists is akin to a homecoming. “After traveling the world with Park West Gallery for almost 20 years, it’s exciting to have an opening here in my hometown,” says Glenn. Park West Gallery presents the first in its three-part exhibition, “Detroit’s Finest,”…. read more

Explore Detroit Artist Marcus Glenn’s Epic Self-Portrait

To celebrate his first show in his hometown in nearly 20 years, artist Marcus Glenn challenged himself by creating one of his largest works of art to date. In honor of Park West Gallery’s “Detroit’s Finest” three-part exhibition series featuring Detroit artists, of which Glenn is the first, Glenn has stunned colletors with a massive…. read more