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Annual Employee Art Exhibition

VOTEIt's time to VOTE for your favorite work of art in the annual Employee Art Exhibition! Voting ballots are available at the exhibit in the Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1. Last day to vote is Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 by 8:00 pm.

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.

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.

Artist Reception & Awards Ceremony:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 11:45 am-1:00 pm in the gallery

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

Gifts of Art Facebook has photos from the 2017 Artist Award Ceremony & Reception of the winning artists with Master of Ceremonies David J. Brown, M.D., Associate Vice President and Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion and Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and juror Srimoyee Mitra, Director of the Stamps Gallery, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan.

In 2017, ribbons and prizes were given in the following categories:

Malak Elshafei
Grandmother Has Parkinson's Disease by Malak El-Shafei, daughter of Fawzi El-Shafei, Interpreter Services
Karen Boehl Honorable Mention:
Back Porch by Karen Boehl, sister of Catherine Enochs, Pediatric Pulmonary Department
Works on Paper
Untitled I by Jennifer Baldwin, Security Services
Jennifer Baldwin

Honorable Mention:
The Runaway by Andrew Elsten, West Ann Arbor Specialty Clinic
Andrew Elsten
Richard Jewell Watercolor
Painting, Salt by Richard Jewell, nephew of Elizabeth Jewell, Anesthesiology
Theresa Nester Honorable Mention:
Orchid by Theresa Nester, Department of Internal Medicine
Collage & Mixed Media
Autumn Tree by Catherine Enochs, Pediatric Pulmonary Department
Catherine Enochs
Honorable Mention:
Constellating by Elizabeth Walker, Pathology
Elizabeth Walker
Sandra Becker Black & White Photography
Zoey's Joy by Sandra Becker, Pharmacy Innovations & Partnerships
Ryan Liu
Honorable Mention:
Mistletoe by Ryan Liu, Otolaryngology
Color Photography
Butterfly up Close by Lynda Mitgutsch, PA-C, Medical Short Stay Unit
Lynda Mitgutsch
Honorable Mention:
Dragonfly by Julie Hoopes Agbabian, Ambulatory Care Services
Julie Hoopes Agbabian
Shari Pettit Fiber Arts
Wibaux by Shari Pettit, mother of Jenny Fossum, Internal Medicine/Hematology Oncology
Kate Lebowsky Honorable Mention:
Stranger Things – Eleven by Kate Lebowsky, Unit for Laboratory Animal
New Beginnings by Debra Omans, Critical Care Medicine Unit
Debra Omans
Honorable Mention:
Repoussé Organ Jewelry Set or Heartless, the Important Systems of the Body as Described by a Non-Cardiac Nurse by Baron L.J. Robertson, son of Kelly Robertson, Transplant Center
Baron L. J. Robertson
Husnu Kaplan Ceramics & Glasswork
Twisted Vase by Husnu Kaplan, Health Information Technology & Services
Emma Jacobs Honorable Mention:
Kinder Whale by Emma Jacobs, daughter of Teresa Jacobs, Neurosurgery
Sculpture & Assemblage
Tin Man by Lisa Singer, UH Inpatient Psychiatry
Lisa Singer
Honorable Mention:
Graduation Rocket by Dean Mueller, Dept. of Surgery, Division of Anatomical Sciences
Dean Mueller
Emmalynne Pytlowany Wild Card
Metamorphosis (1 of 3) by Emmalynne Pytlowany, Adult Otolaryngology
Lynn Hubrecht
Honorable Mention:
Elephant Dreams by Lynn Hubrecht, 12 West - Mott
Best in Show
Waiting for the Past (1 of 5) by Parisa Ghaderi & Ebrahim Soltani, Volunteer Services
Parisa Ghaderi & Ebrahim Soltani
People's Choice:
Untitled I by Jennifer Baldwin, Security Services
Jennifer Baldwin

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