Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Location Notes:
PAC; 1st Floor; Right of Room 1767

Tuba Case Cat

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.17.8
Artist:
Reb Roberts
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Acrylic on Leather (Tuba Case)
Date:
circa 2011
Description:
Tuba case that is painted with an orange and blue cat face on the front. The cat has sharp teeth and its tongue is sticking out of its mouth.
Historical Context:
Reb Roberts, whose signature often reads "REB", is a local Grand Rapids artist and gallery owner who has made great strides in promoting local art in the Eastown District of Grand Rapids. He and his wife Carmel Loftis opened an art gallery in 1999, The Sanctuary Folk Art Gallery, which works closely with the Heartside Ministries art program nurturing creativity and artistic expression of low-income and homeless people.