Governor's collection features Secunda art

Posted: March 19, 2013

HOWELL – Art from the Arthur Secunda Museum at Cleary University has been selected for exhibit as part of the 2013 Michigan Governor’s Collection in Lansing.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the art works will be donated back to the Arthur Secunda Museum at Cleary University.

“We are honored to be selected for this prestigious program,” said Cleary University President Thomas Sullivan. “The program supports Michigan artists and provides the opportunity for patrons of the arts to enjoy great art while supporting Cleary University.”

The Pierre Paul Art Gallery in Ann Arbor is administering the 2013 Michigan Governor’s Collection. The gallery will donate 20 percent of the total value of each work sold to the current charity.

That means that any piece of art purchased through the program between now and April 15 will directly benefit Cleary University. After April 15 another charity will benefit from the program.

“Pierre Paul Art Gallery is committed to Michigan’s future and we a re thrilled to be able to give back to the community that supports us,” said Lee Gilles, owner of the gallery.

The selected works can be viewed by visiting

The Arthur Secunda Art Museum at Cleary University ( is located on the Livingston Campus in Howell. The first of a four-phase project was unveiled in October 2012 and features more than 200 pieces of original work created over the last seven decades by internationally renowned artist Arthur Secunda. Secunda began his art career in Detroit more than 65 years ago.

Cleary University (CLEARY.EDU) is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-campus, specialized business university, committed to the betterment of society through the success of its alumni and their employers; to operate as a role model of responsible business practice; to embrace quality management principles, innovation, and an attentive customer focus; and to aspire to a better future.