Community continues to commend Glenn’s Grammy goodness

Marcus Glenn has been invited by a number of local officials to receive commendations for the honor of being chosen as the official artist for the 56th Annual Grammys. The Grammys’ recognition has provided Marcus with a unique national spotlight, yet he’s enjoyed the hometown accolades because he’s happy to share his success with his community.

Park West Gallery - Marcus Glenn March 2014-7 with Oakland County Exec. L. Brooks Patterson

Marcus and his wife, Yolanda, met yesterday with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson at his Waterford Township office.

City of Southfield honors Marcus Glenn

Last month, Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence and City Council President Sylvia Jordan honored Marcus on behalf of the the city during a council meeting.

Earlier that day, Marcus says told WDET Radio’s Craig Fahle that he views carrying the torch of other African-American artists as a responsibility.

Craig Fahle and Marcus Glenn

Marcus says he feels blessed by the increased exposure the Grammys has provided for his artwork and the fact that his work is collected worldwide thanks to his long-time relationship with Park West Gallery. Listen to Marcus’ interview with Craig here.

12 Responses to Community continues to commend Glenn’s Grammy goodness

  1. SANDRA TAYLOR-DAY says:

    I LOVE HIS WORK AND HAVE 3 OF HIS PAINTNGS

  2. Joy I Conley says:

    I love my painting by Marcus that I got from my Alaskan Cruise last year. I proudly hang it above my recliner in my living room. Keep up the good work work Marcus. As a beginning artist I can appreciate Your talent so much…….. Joy

  3. Barbara Wintner says:

    Kudos to Marcus & Yolanda,

    Marcus is a superb artist, and both of them are wonderful people! Continued success.

  4. Jerre Johnson says:

    I have 4 works by Mr. Glenn. We are fervent fans.

  5. Sherry Ann singleton says:

    Congrats! I am a huge fan, have 5 huge pieces of your work hanging in our great room and 3 smaller ones in our theatre room. Your love always comes through your work. Thank you!

  6. Theresa H Camlin says:

    Glad to see Marcus getting recognition he deserves. I have one of his prints, LOVE IT!!

  7. Diane Porterfield says:

    I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Glenn and his wife, Yolanda, on a Park West NCL VIP cruise last January. Never before have I met a more person-able, humble, down-to-earth,friendly, multi-talented man! Yoland is a beautiful person inside and out! Fame and Fortune could not come to more deserving and talented people! Diane Porterfield

  8. bETTY fISCHER says:

    ROBERT & I HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF MEETING MARCUS & YOLANDO MANY TIMES AT PARK WEST VIP ART EVENTS! MARCUS IS AN AMAZINGLY TALENTED ARTIST – LOVE HIS WORKS! I ESPECIALLY LOVE HIS ‘TRIBUTE TO TARKAY’ PAINTING! LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THEM AT SNOTHNER EVNT!

  9. Loly Sowers says:

    I have one of his prints and I love it

  10. Loly Sowers says:

    I won one of his prints while I was on a cruise last Dec and I love it

  11. Eneida Colon says:

    I love your are work Marcus,
    I am the proud owner 3 of your painting, I look forward to seeing youe new artwork

  12. James Bailey II says:

    So talented, I am so proud of you cousin. Love you man!

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