Grant William Thye
Chicago Artists Interpret Shakespeare
Grant's painting, "Midsummer Nights Dream" will be on display at Dan Addington Gallery, 704 N Wells St, Chicago, IL. The exhibit will take place April 1 - April 30, 2016. Opening Reception is Friday, April 1, 5-8pm
University of Iowa, Old Capital Museum Exhibition
"From Cornfields to Cliffs and in Between: Artists Reimagine Iowa's Landscape", features 7 artists who are looking at landscape in new ways. The exhibit runs April 26 through June 12, 2016 at the Old Capital Museum at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City. Grant's painting "Early Morning Autumn" will be one of the pieces featured.
AVIVA CORPORATE ART COLLECTION
Aviva (Life Insurance and Annuities) has added one of Grant's paintings to their corporate collection. "The Artist's Farm" is now part of the collection at Aviva's new US headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa.
CENTRAL COLLEGE ART COLLECTION
Central College has purchased their second piece of Grant's work for their art collection. The new landscape will be part of the collection housed at the president's residence.
NEW AMERICAN LANDSCAPE
Four of Grant's paintings are now included in the book New American Landscape. This 167 page publication highlights 27 contemporary artists from the Americas who are looking at America and its peoples in new and creative ways.
*NEW PAINTING IN COLLECTION OF CENTRAL COLLEGE (Pella, IA)*
Grant's painting Distant Storm is now part of the art collection of Central College (Pell, IA) The painting is set to be displayed in the college's new Psychology/Education building.

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*BUITONI PASTA ADVERTISEMENT*
Grant was chosen by Buitoni Pasta to take part in the company's new ad campaign. The ads will feature four artists from around the world (Italy, New York City, and Chicago.) The chefs at Buitoni will be creating pasta dishes based on the artists original artworks.

The ad featuring Grant will run in the October issue of "Everyday With Rachel Ray." An ad featuring all four artists will run in the November issue of "Everyday With Rachel Ray."

Click link to view the ad. Buitoni Ad
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