Current Location:
Lake Ontario Hall -> 1st Floor (LOH)
Location Notes:
LOH; 1st Floor; Suite 120; Near Room 119

but-ter-fly (Inspired by A. Van Jordan's "af-ter-glow"

Artwork
Identifier:
2021.37.2
Related artists
Haley Tanis
W. Todd Kaneko
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Print
Date:
2021
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 11" Width: 11"
Description:
Broadside of a poem titled "but-ter-fly" by Haley Tanis. Image in the background is of a photograph of a butterfly and orange or yellow flowers.
Historical Context:
Grand Valley State University’s Poetry Night has a two-decade-long tradition of bringing acclaimed poets to West Michigan to share their work with the GVSU community. During the evening event, GVSU students are awarded prizes for their poetry. In 2021, Haley Tanis won the GVSU Poetry Prize for their poem “Naked.” The design and illustration of the broadside is by GVSU Associate Professor W. Todd Kaneko who is also an author and poet.