Current Location:
Section B (HHLC) -> Lower Level (HHLC-B)
Location Notes:
HHLC; lower level; across the elevators

Open Channel

Artwork
Identifier:
2016.13.1
Artist:
Carmella Loftis
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas
Date:
2013
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 48 in Width: 31.75 in
Description:
A woman in a blue dress covered in white stars looks directly upward while spreading out her arms. She stands over a bird nest with blue eggs and is wearing red shoes.
Historical Context:
Carmella Loftis and her husband, Reb Roberts, opened an art gallery in 1999 called 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. They have both done extensive work in promoting the arts in the East Grand Rapids district.