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On display June 15-August 23, 2015

Lisa GoedertA CALMING FORCE: ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
Lisa Goedert
Ferndale, Michigan based artist Lisa Goedert is inspired by patterns found in nature. She works spontaneously using circles, scribbles, dots, dashes, and lots of rhythmic lines. She manages to create works that are both bounding in playfulness, yet hold a certain transcendental, calm minimalism about them. Goedert earned a BFA at Wayne State University and is a vocalist and lyricist for the Detroit band, the Luddites.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display June 15-August 23, 2015

Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Nancy BulkleySNOWFLAKE FLOWERS: PLATES & BOWLS
Nancy Bulkley
Nancy Bulkley throws forms on the potter's wheel almost as a canvas for her designs. For her surface design, she creates and hand cuts snowflakes or flowers out of paper and then applies them with blue slip to her ceramic plates and bowls. The pieces are intended to serve food and help connect the maker to the user. Nancy Bulkley makes clay work and teaches in Ann Arbor, her home town. She studied art at the University of Michigan and received her BFA from Alfred University in upstate New York.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display June 15-August 23, 2015

Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Jeffrey M. Levine MD, AGSFAN INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION OF AGING: COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Jeffrey M. Levine MD, AGSF
Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine is an international exhibiting artist and geriatrician in New York City with an interest in art as applied to medicine and medical education. He is Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and his photographic work is intended to raise awareness of the aging demographic and its impact on the healthcare system and society. Levine studied at the Art Students League, the School of Visual Arts, and the International Center for Photography, all in Manhattan, New York.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display June 15-August 23, 2015

Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Kelly ChurchTRADITIONAL & CONTEMPORARY NATIVE AMERICAN BASKETRY
Kelly Church & Cherish Parrish
Kelly Church and Cherish Parrish are Anishnabe Master black ash basket makers who come from an unbroken line of weavers. They are award winning artists and exhibit internationally. Church, a Grand Traverse band member, has a BFA from U-M and is an artist and activist who works with Native Youth. Parrish is a Gun Lake band member and of Ottawa decent. She is a student at U-M, studying linguistics and Anishnabe language. Church and Parrish harvest and prepare their own materials from the growth rings of the black ash tree to create weavings that are traditional and contemporary in style, using both traditional and innovative materials.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display June 15-August 9, 2015

Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

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Michael SheetsSTONES SERIES: PAINTING ON CANVAS
Michael Sheets

The paintings that comprise Stones Series by Michael Sheets had their genesis in a vacation he took on the shores of Lake Superior. Working from a small collection of stones gathered along the beach, he produced the first of the series. In the 30 years since that canvas, he has explored the many subtle nuances of color, surface and composition inherent in the subject. Although he works with other subject matter, his Stones Series is the most popular. His work has been shown in major art centers across the country and is in the permanent collections of over 200 individuals, corporations and public institutions.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display June 15-August 23, 2015

Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Timothy GaewskyIN LIVING COLOR: PAINTING ON WOOD
Timothy Gaewsky

Timothy Gaewsky is a painter and mixed media artist working out of Toledo, Ohio. His current paintings use visual aesthetics drawn from sources such as toy packaging designs, 8-bit video games, pinball machine graphics, ‘60s psychedelic imagery and pop art. Using vibrant colors, flat, hard-edge shapes and playful geometrical patterns, he visually stimulates viewers with a focus on the attraction to familiar symbols and colors. Gaewsky earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a BFA from Cleveland Institute of Art. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display June 15-August 23, 2015

Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Janet KelmanSEAFANS & FUSED GLASS
Janet Kelman

Janet Kelman began her love affair with glass in 1970. While studying chemistry in college, she watched, fascinated, as the glassblower in her department created scientific equipment, inspiring her to later teach herself lampworking (glass worked over a torch) and open a hot glass studio. Learning to scuba dive inspired her sculptural Seafan series. They reflect the undulating forms and luscious colors of coral reefs. Kelman's fused glass squares resemble rushing water, with matter floating downstream: twigs, bugs and stones reflect the colors in the sky.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display June 15-August 23, 2015

Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

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On display April 13-August 23, 2015

Deborah L. HooverSEEING MUSIC: ACRYLIC & WATERCOLOR
Deborah L. Hoover

Deborah L. Hoover hopes to achieve what the Swiss artist Paul Klee described as, “making the invisible visible.” The music the musicians create in her paintings is full of life. Can you hear it? Using vibrant colors in acrylic or watercolor, Hoover’s paintings inspire a multisensory response. She graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design and currently works in graphic arts and painting.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Comprehensive Cancer Center, Level 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display April 13-August 21, 2015

Open M-F from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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On display January 7 to end of 2015

Dinnerware Museum CollectionTHE DINNERWARE MUSEUM: A PLACE AT THE TABLE
Dinnerware Museum Collection

The Dinnerware Museum, a new museum in Ann Arbor established in 2012, features a collection of thousands of pieces of functional dinnerware from all over the world along with fine art referencing dinnerware created from ceramic, metal, glass, paper, plastic and more. This exhibition highlights portions of eight memorable place settings of American tableware dating from the 1930s to the present, including sets designed by the leading 20th century designers Eva Zeisel, Russel Wright, Glidden Parker, and Don Schreckengost as well as new dinnerware by contemporary artist Julia Galloway in 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.dinnerwaremuseum.org.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Cancer Center Elevator Alcove, Level 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display January 7 to end of 2015

Open M-F from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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