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On display September 19-December 11, 2016

Howard BondAUSTRIA: GELATIN SILVER PRINTS
Howard Bond
Howard Bond, who studied with Ansel Adams, made the photographs in this exhibition during multiple trips to Austria with a 4”x 5” film camera, resulting in gelatin silver prints. The time period was 1976-1978, near the beginning of his career as a full time fine art photographer, after having been a Senior Research Associate in the U-M School of Public Health. Bond, whose photographs are in the collections of more than 30 museums in the United States and Europe, has had over 60 one-man and 40 group exhibitions. The recipient of a Michigan Council for the Arts Creative Artist Grant, he has published 2 books and 23 limited edition portfolios of prints.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display September 19-December 11, 2016

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

To purchase art, call 734.936.ARTS (2787)


Karen HeylAVIAN VESSELS: MIXED MEDIA SCULPTURE
Karen Heyl
Cincinnati based sculptor Karen Heyl has been professionally sculpting stone since 1984. She is best known for bas-relief limestone sculptures, but in 2011 she developed an interest in sculpting clay using a similar relief carving technique. Out of this came an artistic exploration and refinement of birds using ceramic vessels as the starting point. Whimsical additions such as tails and beaks give each bird an individual personality. Each bird is perched on an individually carved limestone base to enhance the unique qualities that each bird displays. Heyl’s affinity for nature extends from her art to her love of gardening and the occasional golf game. 
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display September 19-December 11, 2016

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

To purchase art, call 734.936.ARTS (2787)


Melinda Hallenback-KosteckyANNUAL UMHS EMPLOYEE ART EXHIBITION
Each year Gifts of Art presents an exhibition of artwork by U-M Health System faculty, staff, students, volunteers and family members. It showcases the exceptional talent, creativity and accomplishments of artists in the extensive (~26,000) UMHS community. There are ribbon awards for Best in Category and Best in Show, and a People's Choice award will be determined by votes of visitors to the exhibit by using the voting ballots and box provided on site. Winners will be announced at the Artist Reception and Award Ceremony held in the exhibit gallery, Wed, Oct. 26, 2016, 11:45 am-1:00 pm. For more information, please visit: www.med.umich.edu/goa/employee.htm.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display September 19-December 11, 2016

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


Jill AultDIVIDED IMAGES: FIBER
Jill Ault

Jill Ault is an Ann Arbor studio artist working in fiber, primarily quilts, with a BFA degree in painting from Eastern Michigan University. Her quilts are constructed of multiple copies of an image: a photograph, a graphic design or a painting. She digitally prints variations of the image on fabric and divides the copies into many small squares (no two alike). When she carefully reassembles and sews together the squares, parts of the image seem to move across and down the surface of the quilt. Ault exhibits nationally at fiber and quilt shows, such as Quilt National in Athens, Ohio and Fiberart International in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display September 19-December 11, 2016

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

To purchase art, call 734.936.ARTS (2787)

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Candra Boggs PIECING IT BACK TOGETHER: MIXED MEDIA
Candra Boggs

Candra Boggs is an art teacher and two-dimensional mixed media artist. She has been actively working as a traveling artist and teacher for over twelve years. Her work is constructed from her original two-dimensional drawings, paintings, prints and photography. She cuts the 2-D works into a variety of shapes and then collages them back into quilt-like mosaics. Boggs loves Michigan and has been vacationing and participating in art shows for over ten years in the great state. Up most mornings before 5:00 am, she works in the studio with the birds and the morning light, all before waking three small children.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display September 19-December 11, 2016

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

To purchase art, call 734.936.ARTS (2787)


Betsy LehndorffMICHIGAN WONDERLAND GEMS & JEWELS
Betsy Lehndorff

Betsy Lehndorff’s jewelry is influenced by her life in Hubbard Lake in northeastern Michigan. Using her stone cutting and silversmithing skills, she takes on six subjects that impact her isolated world: water, winter, plants, critters, rocks and the heavens. Her work, often representational and sometimes narrative, challenges the idea of jewelry as a status symbol. Lehndorff was born and raised in Ann Arbor, and lived in Colorado until 2012. She is a granddaughter of renowned architect Albert Kahn (Hill Auditorium and the “Old Main” U-M Hospital) and daughter of Dr. Edgar A. Kahn, who headed the neurosurgery department at the U-M Hospital in the 1960s. 
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display September 19-December 11, 2016

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

To purchase art, call 734.936.ARTS (2787)


Susie M. McColganBEAUTY SPEAKS: ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
Susie M. McColgan

Saginaw based artist Susie M. McColgan captures the glorious beauty of flowers and peaceful landscapes in her large scale paintings. She is inspired by lush colors and nature's beauty, and she masterfully creates inspirational lighting to emanate warmth, peacefulness and positive strength. Following in her grandfather and parents footsteps, McColgan attended the U-M Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, graduating with a BFA in '81. McColgan's works are represented in galleries throughout Michigan and are included in many private and corporate collections.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Comprehensive Cancer Center, Level 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display September 19-December 11, 2016

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

To purchase art, call 734.936.ARTS (2787)

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Belle KoganWORKS BY BELLE KOGAN: FIRST AMERICAN FEMALE INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER
This exhibition presents industrially-produced art pottery pieces designed by Belle Kogan (1902–2000), for Red Wing Potteries in Red Wing, Minnesota. Kogan is considered the first prominent female industrial designer in the United States, a founder of the profession, and one of the 20th century's most significant designers. Her design aesthetic was heavily influenced by the geometric and streamlined shapes of Art Deco. Belle Kogan Associates, her New York–based studio, was the first American female-led design firm. Her contracts with Red Wing Potteries produced over 400 different art pottery shapes from the late 1930s to the early 1960s, as well as several dinnerware and kitchenware lines. Belle Kogan and her firm designed products not only in ceramics but also clocks and small appliances, glassware, and pieces in silver, plastics, wrought iron and wood. More info.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Cancer Center Elevator Alcove, Level 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display January 11-December 11, 2016

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


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