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About the Exhibition
Each year Gifts of Art presents an exhibition of artwork made by Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, learners, volunteers and their family members. It is our pleasure to display the artistic accomplishments and showcase the exceptional talent and creativity of our extensive (~28,000) healthcare community.

The juror of the 2021 exhibition is Nan Plummer. She was executive director of Artrain, assistant director for programs and associate director of the Museum Practice Program at U-M Museum of Art, head of education at Toledo Museum of Art, and executive director of the Arkansas Arts Center. Plummer is currently executive director of the Treeline Conservancy in Ann Arbor and owner of 22 North Gallery in Ypsilanti.

Ribbons and prizes will be given for Best in Category, Best in Show and People's Choice, determined by voting from the online exhibit through Monday, Nov. 8 at 8:00 p.m..

On display September 7-December 3, 2021


VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – for patients, guests of patients, or Michigan Medicine faculty, staff or learners:
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Center South Lobby, Fl. 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

View all exhibits on display in Gifts of Art galleries.

Gifts of Art Facebook has photos from the 2019 Artist Reception & Award Ceremony.

In 2019, ribbons and prizes were given in the following categories:

Neeru Choudhary
Contemplating Beauty by Neeru Choudhary, East Ann Arbor Health & Geriatric Center
Yinru Sieracki Honorable Mention (tie):
Mystic Morning by Yinru Sieracki, Pathology
Colton McGowan Honorable Mention (tie):
Colton's Mountain by Colton McGowan, son of Richard McGowan, Kellogg Eye Center Optical Shop
Drawing & Pastel
Queen by Merideth Sauvé, Nursing Clerical Services
Merideth Suavé

Honorable Mention:
Tomato Frog by Jeff Pollack, Key Office
Jeff Pollack
Debra A. Omans Collage & Mixed Media
October 3, 2001, Debra A. Omans, Nursing CVC Administration
Elizabeth Jewell Honorable Mention:
Geometric Junk Mail, Elizabeth Jewell, Anesthesiology
Black & White Photography
California Web, Kira Kern-Wenger, daughter of Stacey Kern, Medical Procedures Unit
Kira Kern-Wenger
Honorable Mention:
Pont d'Iéna – Paris, France, Prahatha Venkatraman, Pharmacology
Prahatha Venkatraman
Mitzi Rabe Color Photography
Evening Flight City Lights, Mitzi Rabe, Cancer Center Nursing
Sandra Hess
Honorable Mention:
Busy Bee's Delight, Sandra Hess, General Pediatrics
Fiber Arts
Wolf, Angel Orton, Sister of Jessy Butts, Bedside Art Program
Angel Orton
Honorable Mention:
Wildly Myopic Tiger, Jane F. Riebe-Rodgers, Pediatric Trauma Program
Jane F. Riebe-Rodgers
Angela James Jewelry
Golden Jade, Angela James, Security
Sandy Collins Honorable Mention:
Nefertari Collar, Sandy Collins, CVC 2A Recovery
Ceramics & Glasswork
Plate with Vase, Julianne Walsh, Medical School Facilities: Space Information
Julianne Walsh
Honorable Mention:
Diversity Smiles, Mollie Bodin, Clinical Trials Support Office (CTSO)
Mollie Bodin
Harley Hardin Sculpture & Assemblage
Skully McSkullface, Harley Hardin, UH Operating Rooms
Dean Mueller Honorable Mention:
Flower for Jennifer, Dean Mueller, Division of Anatomical Sciences
Growing Baby, Susan Adams, UH Operating Rooms
Susan Adams
Honorable Mention:
Culebra Rooster, Lisa Singer, Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
Lisa Singer
Harley Hardin People's Choice
Skully McSkullface, Harley Hardin, UH Operating Rooms
Best in Show:
Great Power, Great Responsibility, Shannon Vandervennet, Pediatrics Administration
Shannon Vandervennet

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