Gifts of Art
GIFTS OF ART HOME

Programs Exhibits Performances
& Events
Make a Gift
UMHS HOME

Current & Upcoming Exhibits
 


LoebelsohnMIRRORS & REFLECTION: OIL PAINTINGS
Alise Loebelsohn

Alise Loebelsohn is a Brooklyn-based artist who has worked as a billboard painter, decorative painter and now owns a business that specializes in murals in New York City. Some of the pieces in this series were created during the pandemic, using her sensitivity to textures, pattern and color to deal with issues of enclosure, reflection, and our new reality. She includes small mirrors to let the viewer know that while we have been more isolated lately and looking within, we must also look outside toward a future. Loebelsohn is an avid tennis player and has an identical twin sister who is also an artist.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021

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

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.


Herzak-BaumanSTACKS: CERAMICS
Lauren Herzak-Bauman

Lauren Herzak-Bauman is an artist based in Lakewood, Ohio. Each of her stacks is made by assembling dozens, sometimes even hundreds, of handmade clay slabs. Through the process, the porcelain dries and shrinks, and cracks emerge. Rather than seeing these inevitable cracks as flaws, they become beautiful, meaningful and necessary components that enrich each sculpture. White clay and the repetition of form can transport viewers, offering visual and mental resting places.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.


Sacred ThreadsBACKYARD ESCAPE: ART QUILTS
Sacred Threads
Founded in 1999, Sacred Threads is a non-profit organization that organizes fiber art exhibitions exploring the subjects of spirituality, joy, inspiration, sister/brotherhood, grief, hope and healing. For this exhibition, Sacred Threads invited artists to create works with a personal sense of place. The Backyard Escape artists have created places of sanctuary for solace and stillness, viewed through the lens of changing seasons, changing weather and personal connection. These special places include gardens, backyards, woodlands, meadows, rivers, ponds, and many familiar animals that share those spaces.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.


O'NealPAPERWORK: HANDMADE PAPER & BOOK ARTS
Karen Koykka O'Neal
Karen Koykka O’Neal attended studio art classes at U-M while obtaining her degree in Civil Engineering. During a year living in the American Southwest, she became fascinated by Indian baskets shown in local museums and spent a number of years as a basket weaver. Wanting to use handmade paper on sculptural baskets, she enrolled in a class at the U-M and discovered her passion for the alchemy of making paper from local plant materials. O’Neal established Out of Hand Papermaking Studio in Ann Arbor, MI in 2001, offering classes, workspace and information on the history and development of handmade paper.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.

Top of page


Holdaway-HeysPAINT+FABRIC+STITCHING=ART QUILTS
Sue Holdaway-Heys

Sue Holdaway-Heys is an Ann Arbor, MI artist and U-M Master of Fine Arts graduate. She has worked in the art quilt medium for 40 years, and her work ranges from miniature to wall-sized. Starting with the traditional quilt (3 layers stitched together) Holdaway-Heys creates a surface that incorporates layers of fused fabrics, paint & stitching. Then she quilts all of the layers together. Choosing beauty in the world as her subject, her quilts are most often pictorial. She focuses on images from travels, flowers in her gardens, or things in the world around her.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Lobby, Floor 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
.
Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.


InnesFLORAL STILL LIFES: OIL & GOUACHE
Sarah Innes

Sarah Innes' oil and gouache paintings feature bold color, pattern and crisp edges achieved with the use of stencils cut from her drawings. Innes credits her dexterity with an exacto knife and observational skills to her grandfather, Carl E. Badgley, who was head of Orthopedic Surgery at U-M from 1932-1963. When they were fishing together, he shared his delight in the natural world and impressed her with his deft touch with a fishing knife. Innes likes to draw from life daily, be it flowers, people or pets, and use those drawings as the basis for her paintings.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.

Top of page


Chamberlin NONTRADITIONAL JEWELRY
Marsha Chamberlin

Marsha Chamberlin creates jewelry for people who like the unusual and off-beat, work that gets noticed. Using a designer’s approach, she combines patterns, textures, colors and scale to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Chamberlin makes beads herself as well as purchasing them from artists across the globe. She especially enjoys bead stores and flea markets around the US, Paris and Italy. You will find washers and grommets in her work, and the cord used in most pieces is screen spline, a hardware staple. Chamberlin was President/CEO of the Ann Arbor Art Center for 33 years and now runs her jewelry business, Flexx Designs, in Ann Arbor, MI.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.


TelianPENCIL WORKS
Diane Telian

Diane Telian is an Ann Arbor, MI artist who added colored pencils to her artistic media after years of working in watercolor and acrylic/mixed media. She finds that the hundreds of pencil colors now available offer great opportunities to capture the details of reflected and refracted light whether in a water scene or a tabletop still life. As a two-time cancer survivor, Telian thrives on time outside. Traipsing along Lake Michigan beaches, the Huron River, or forest trails is a complete therapy for her. She takes photos of what she finds and translates the small patches of topography into her drawings.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Rogel Cancer Center, Level 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
On display March 15-June 4, 2021
Open M-F from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.


U-M StearnsINSTRUMENTS OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
U-M Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments

From the southern shores of the Cape of Good Hope north to the Mediterranean coast, the continent of Africa holds a rich repertoire of musical instruments. With extraordinary skills and talents, performers integrate these instruments into the rich cultural matrix of African life. Many of the instruments used in modern-day bands and orchestras owe their origins to the creativity and ingenuity of African musicians and instrument makers. This exhibit showcases a sampling of musical instruments from the African continent contained in the U-M Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Rogel Cancer Center Elevator Alcove, Level 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
March 15, 2021-January 2022
Open M-F from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, in addition to patients, outside guests are limited to visitors of Michigan Medicine patients.

Top of page


UPCOMING EXHIBITS

 


Facebook Gifts of Art
YouTube YouTube

   
Upcoming Exhibits

Exhibit Schedule Card

Past Exhibits

Current Performances


Performing & Visual Arts Resources



 

U-M Medical School
| Hospitals & Health Centers | U-M | TEXT-ONLY

University of Michigan Health System
1500 E. Medical Center Drive  Ann Arbor, MI 48109   734-936-4000
(c) copyright Regents of the University of Michigan
Template developed & maintained by: Public Relations & Marketing Communications
Contact UMHS

 
The University of Michigan Health System web site does not provide specific medical advice and does not endorse any medical or professional service obtained through information provided on this site or any links to this site.
Complete disclaimer and Privacy Statement

UMHS HOME

Health Topics A-Z

For Patients & Families

For Health Professionals

Search Tools & Index