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Annual Employee Art Exhibition

About the Exhibition
Each year Gifts of Art presents an exhibition of artwork made by Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, students, volunteers and their family members. It is our pleasure to display the artistic accomplishments and showcase the exceptional talent and creativity of our extensive (~26,000) healthcare community.

Artist Reception & Awards Ceremony
The Master of Ceremonies for the Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony was Shon Dwyer, BSN, RN, MBA, Executive Director, University Hospital & Frankel Cardiovascular Center. The juror was Elizabeth Barrett Sullivan, Curator of Exhibits, Arab American National Museum. Ribbons and prizes were given for Best in Category, Best in Show and People's Choice, determined by votes of visitors to the exhibit.

The Employee Art Exhibition will be on display:
September 17-December 7, 2018
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Gifts of Art Facebook has photos from the 2018 Artist Award Ceremony & Reception.

Ribbons and prizes were given in the following categories:

Merideth Suavé
Harriet by Merideth Sauvé, Nursing Clerical Services
Jeffrey Pollack Honorable Mention:
Green Sea Turtle by Jeffrey Pollack, Security Key & ID Office
Drawing & Pastel
Love Shack by Michael Dority, Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases Division
Michael Dority

Honorable Mention:
Rosa Roja by Andrea Lizarazc, daughter of Hosanna Broner, Interpreter Services
Andrea Lizarazc
Ken Estell Collage & Mixed Media
Two Parts of a Dream, Part One,
Ken Estell, Health Information Technology & Services
Lisa Singer Honorable Mention:
On the Reef, Lisa Singer, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
Black & White Photography
Michigan Theater Time Sequence, Thomas Rode, Kinesiology
Thomas Rode
Honorable Mention:
Dunedin Train Station, New Zealand, Julie Agbabian, Ambulatory Care Services
Julie Agbabian
Sonal Kamalia Color Photography
Standing Strong, Sonal Kamalia, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Yaojan (Ryan) Liu
Honorable Mention:
Lanterns, Yaojan (Ryan) Liu, Otolaryngology
Fiber Arts
Misty Copeland - Principle Dancer, Kate Lebowsky, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine
Kate Lebowsky
Honorable Mention:
Lake Sunset, Elizabeth Jewell, Anesthesiology
Elizabeth Jewell
Baron L.J. Robertson Jewelry
Ethiopian Opals – Medallion No. 1, Baron L.J. Robertson, son of Kelly Robertson, Transplant Center
Debra Omans Honorable Mention:
Bangle Bangle, Debra Omans, Critical Care Medicine Unit
Ceramics & Glasswork
Carved Mug Set, Angela Liang, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Angela Liang
Honorable Mention:
Bubble Gum Bowl, Mollie Bodin, Clinical Trials Support Office (CTSO)
Mollie Bodin
Dean Mueller Sculpture & Assemblage
Welcome Home, Dean Mueller, Department of Surgery, Division of Anatomical Sciences
Paul Behm Honorable Mention:
Barn Owl, Paul Behm, Patient Transport
Sea Unique Fishes, Gatika Patel, wife of Vipul Patel, Physical Therapy
Gatika Patel
Honorable Mention:
Family Dinner, Dean Mueller, Department of Surgery, Division of Anatomical Sciences
Dean Mueller
Zandra Kunzelman Best in Show
Todd, Art Quilt by Zandra Kunzelman, Radiology
People's Choice:
Todd, Art Quilt by Zandra Kunzelman, Radiology
Zandra Kunzelman

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