Arthur Secunda is an internationally renowned artist whose art career began in Detroit, Michigan more than 65 years ago. Secunda is known for his brilliant collages, striking graphics and iconic landscapes of the late 1970s and 1980s, which incorporate a specific kind of color gradation and blending of forms.
Secunda’s one-man shows have been seen in numerous galleries and museums in Europe, North America and Asia. He is also represented in most major museums, including the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California; the National Gallery of Australia; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France; and the National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.
Secunda has mastered almost all media, including making his own paper in France and Japan. His impressive body of work includes painting, mixed media, polyester assemblage, ceramics and welded sculpture. His imagery ranges from figurative and hard-edge to jazz and the Bible. Over his career Secunda has produced approximately 350 limited edition prints encompassing all printmaking techniques, including serigraphy, lithography, engraving, calligraphy and pochoir.
The Arthur Secunda Museum opened in conjunction with publication of the Catalogue Raisonne of Secunda’s Graphic Works, 1948-2013. Cleary University is co-publisher of this work.