We are sad to announce that Virgil Grotfeldt has passed away after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. His solo exhibit at Houston Baptist University continues.
A memorial service will be held 10am, Monday March 2 at Belin Chapel, Houston Baptist University. A reception will follow at his exhibit at the University Art Center Gallery.
Grotfeldt has been featured in more than 150 solo and group exhibitions. In 2003 he was honored as Artist of the Year by The Art League of Houston and the first major publication of his work, Virgil Grotfeldt,was released in hardback. Grotfeldt has been shown in locations including Mexico, Europe, China and Japan. His work resides in permanent collections of many prestigious museums including The Menil Collection, Houston, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Chengdu Museum, China and Fritz Becht Collection, Amsterdam.
Please follow this link below for his obituary as posted in the Houston Chronicle.Source Link: More information