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"It has been a beautiful day"
"It has been a beautiful day"

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"Life is beautiful. Always" - An inspiring evening of Art and Music with the artist Marcel Schreur in Kingston upon Thames.

Marcel Schreur, the original Dutch artist, works and lives in Kingston upon Thames. Having survived cancer twice, coming back from vascular dementia and still heavily affected by the diseases, he is bleeding his experiences and love for life onto the canvas and into his sculptures. This Spring he will bring over 40 of his works to a perfect platform; All Saints Church, Kingston, the place where England began.

"Life is beautiful. Always". An evening of Art and music with the artist on Saturday the 6th of may is the highlight of the 14 day exhibition starting from the 24th of April. The beautifully restored church in Kingston upon Thames is the perfect platform for this colourful and inspirational event.

As an award winning artist, Marcel Schreur has exhibited globally. In the last year he saw his work exhibited in the Kyoto Museum of Modern Art, Japan; his work was brought before the U.N. Global Forum for Migration and Development in Istanbul; he took part in a global art exhibition in the Chianciano Museum of Modern Art, Italy; he exhibited a sculpture at The London Art Biennale at the Chelsea Old Town Hall, saw his work presented to Pope Francis at the Vatican.

The video testimonial "Life is beautiful. Always" has been short listed by the National Open Art Competition. He has worked together with the Prince’s Trust for the organisation of their 40th anniversary Art event in Fitzrovia, London.

Unassuming and quietly working away in public at his studio in Kingston Upon Thames he has build up a stunning collection of work. His life revolves around sharing his gift and his story. He says “The gift is not mine, in sharing this gift I find true fulfilment and ultimate thanksgiving”. Inspiring young and old alike, trying to give hope, beauty and colour and visualising his motto "Life is beautiful. Always".

The viewer will be shown an intriguing diversity of work. Touching upon the beauty of nature and its cycles, social topics, relationships and their vulnerability and giving the audience an insight into the open mind of the artist.

"Life is beautiful. Always" An evening of art with Marcel Schreur

Saturday the 6th of May from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm. 

Art, a concert by Rebecca Durham, wine and a few nibbles.

Entrance: Free

"The place where England began"; All Saints Church, Market Place, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1JP

Exhibition from 24th of April until the 7th of May. Open weekdays and Saturday from 10.00am to 4.00pm, Sunday from 10.00am to 7.30pm

Watch here for the inspirational "Life is beautiful. Always" video testimonial. 

See for background information on Marcel Schreur.

For further information on the event please contact



My name is Marcel Schreur. My artist name is Mas.s. I have found the creativity to express myself in painting,meriting and filming. Intrigued by contemporary society, the beauty of nature and the human race is. I love life. Life is beautiful. Always. I bleed my life on to canvas. Vibrant, colourful, positive, dynamic, freedom of movement are hallmarks of my work

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Marcel Schreur

Marcel Schreur

Press contact Visual Artist 0777 232 1772

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Life is beautiful. Always

I wish for my art to create a universe from a viewpoint of peace and tranquillity. I intend for my works to be expressive and passionate while delicate in shape and composition. I very much like to work with colours and spend quality time on the execution but also on the concepts that I am trying to communicate eloquently. I believe that my work can be defined as "Art of the Mind" but also as "Art of the Spirit", touching upon ideas and sentiments that are important and too often neglected. I like my work to be able to speak to and intrigue the viewer.

Marcel Schreur
United Kingdom