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Maggie BandstraFLOWERS FOR HEALING: OIL & MIXED MEDIA
Maggie Bandstra

Maggie Bandstra creates her floral paintings in bright colors to evoke upbeat feelings of love and healing energy. She uses abstracted forms found in the foliage and finds shapes and symbols in the repetitious layers and patterns. Bandstra paints in oil on canvas, and she uses a multimedia technique with layers of dye, acrylic, and oil that she created while experimenting in her studio. These layers symbolize the layered relationships we have in our lives.

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

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Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Fl. 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Marc VandenBergLIVING GLASS: FIGURES & VESSELS
Marc VandenBerg

Marc VandenBerg is a native Michigander working in and around the Detroit area for the past 20 years. His focus and material of choice is hot glass, and his proficiency in furnace work and flameworking allows him to push scale both big and small. VandenBerg loves the outdoors, and his work is informed by a fascination with nature and the human condition. His career includes managing the glass shop at The Henry Ford, working for several local Detroit studios as a contractor, and his own studio practice. Currently, he can be found working out of the Wyandotte Art & Glass Center. VandenBerg’s work is collected both nationally and internationally.

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

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VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – Due to Covid-19 guidelines, in-person exhibits are for patients, approved guests of patients, and Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Fl. 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Heather BoersmaBEAUTY IN MY WORLD: PURSES & GOD'S EYES
Heather Boersma
At the beginning of the pandemic, teacher and artist Heather Boersma collected nature and found objects and fashioned them into art purses. Her goal was to create a diary of artifacts about our global experience. She used whatever was on hand: Amazon boxes, toilet paper rolls, masks, ramen noodle, moss. When her mother almost died from Covid-19, she chronicled the stress of visitor lockdown as she quarantined in a hotel making art with dog food and hotel card keys. As her mother and the world recovered, Boersma wove God's Eyes, a craft from her childhood, to create hope from bold colors and interesting texture. For her, finding beauty in struggle is the essential work of the artist.

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

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VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – Due to Covid-19 guidelines, in-person exhibits are for patients, approved guests of patients, and Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Fl. 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


MAEACERAMICS: SLIP CAST & HAND BUILT FORMS
Deb Saravolatz
The work in this exhibit is comprised of two different stages of Deb Saravolatz’s ceramics. The first includes her interest in musical instruments and the Nigerian (Ipetumodu) method of hand built pottery as learned from her teacher and friend Winnie Owens Hart. The second concerns her fascination with aquatic imagery, both under and on the surface of the water. Saravolatz creates both slip cast and hand built forms, primarily in porcelain. She was born and raised in Detroit and currently works and resides in Whitmore Lake, Michigan.

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

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VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – Due to Covid-19 guidelines, in-person exhibits are for patients, approved guests of patients, and Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Fl. 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

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Ed IrmenA BIRD ABOUND: ACRYLIC ON WOOD
Ed Irmen
A flock of color and vibrancy erupts from Ed Irmen's work. He dives into motifs reminiscent of abstractions of late 20th century artists. Irmen focuses on flora and fauna with respect to contemporary ideals and applications. Like his vision, they are ever-changing. Residing and practicing in Southwest Detroit, Irmen's work can be found as murals across the city and throughout the Midwest.

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

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VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – Due to Covid-19 guidelines, in-person exhibits are for patients, approved guests of patients, and Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Lobby, Fl. 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Susan CrowellANIMAL/VEGETABLE/MINERAL: CERAMICS
Susan Crowell
Susan Crowell is Professor of Art at U-M, where she holds a joint appointment in the Residential College and the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design. A Fulbright Scholar, she studied at Centro Internazionale di Ceramica in Rome, Italy and directed and taught in the U-M Program in Florence. Prof. Crowell’s work focuses upon pollen forms and the process of pollination, and she conducts research and exhibits her work nationally and internationally. Embracing the role of technology in revealing the natural world, she applies the science and aesthetics of botany and apiculture (beekeeping) toward the creation of ceramic sculpture, using both cast and hand built forms.

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

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VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – Due to Covid-19 guidelines, in-person exhibits are for patients, approved guests of patients, and Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners.
Gifts of Art Gallery – University Hospital Main Corridor, Fl. 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Lisa GoedertCIRCLES, LINES & WHIMSEY: ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
Lisa Goedert

Lisa Goedert draws inspiration from the natural word for her abstract and whimsical paintings. She holds a BFA from Wayne State University, and her influences include the Abstract Expressionists Paul Klee and Kandinsky. But her main influence is the last 30 years of singing and songwriting for the upbeat world music band, the Luddites, for which she received a Detroit Music Award in songwriting. Goedert’s method of painting is based on Automatism, and she attempts to approach creating art like a child (Picasso’s philosophy). She recently received an Honorable Mention Award at the Scarab Club, and her work has appeared in downtown Royal Oak (mural) and the corporate offices of Mercedes-Benz.

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

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VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – Due to Covid-19 guidelines, in-person exhibits are for patients, approved guests of patients, and Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners.
Gifts of Art Gallery – Rogel Cancer Center, Level 1
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Open M-F from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Point of View Book Arts GroupWHEN A BOOK BECOMES ART: MIXED MEDIA
Point of View Book Arts Group

Point of View (POV) Book Arts Group is comprised of seven regional artists who create artist’s books. Artists have long used the book form as inspiration for creating art objects that range from traditional to experimental pieces. The results often challenge popular notions of what a book is, and these books are sometimes jokingly called BSOs or book-shaped objects. POV Book Arts Group includes: Ruth Bardentein, Barbara Brown, Dick Cruger, Alvey Jones, Karen Klein, Valerie Mann, and Mike Sivak. All members of the group are working artists in the Ann Arbor/Detroit area, and several are currently, or have been, teaching artists. 

On display June 13-August 26, 2022

VIEW EXHIBIT ONLINE – available after opening date

VIEW EXHIBIT IN-PERSON – Due to Covid-19 guidelines, in-person exhibits are for patients, approved guests of patients, and Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and learners.
Gifts of Art Gallery –
Rogel Cancer Center Elevator Alcove, Level 2
1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Open M-F, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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