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Identifier:
2002.359.1
Artist:
Julie Upmeyer
Medium:
Mixed Media
Date:
2002
Dimensions:

Note: Dimensions Variable
Description:
A group of spinning-wheel type art objects made from bicycle tires and car hubcaps.
Historical Context:
Julie Upmeyer received her BFA from Grand Valley State University in ceramics, sculpture and graphic design in 1998-2003. Her work as an artist has been highly influenced by the repurposing of everyday materials, with an emphasis on interaction and process-based practice. She also has spent time in Istanbul, Turkey working with ideas surrounding food, space and the internet.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Kirkhof Center
Location Notes:
KC; LL., near rm. 0051