Current Location:
Bike Factory -> 2nd Floor (BIK)
Location Notes:
BIK; 2nd Floor; Room 230 on South Wall

Be the Change

Artwork
Identifier:
2022.1.3
Artist:
Erica Bradshaw
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Latex on Particle Board
Date:
2020
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 8' Width: 16'
Note: 8ft x 16ft (fout boards)
Description:
Four plywood panels with "Be the Change" across them. Some raw plywood is visible around the edges of the background that is otherwise areas of bright colored paint. Small heart and peace sign.
Historical Context:
Erica is a mixed media artist from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Her colorful, whimsical illustrations are filled with curiosity and wonder for the natural world. Oftentimes, her work reflects a child-like wonder and encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to immerse themselves in the small, but significant moments we can find around us. With the subject of her paintings being encouragement, animals, and nature. Erica is passionate about also incorporating thought-provoking themes into her work, a few being animal rights, the importance of environmental awareness, conservation, and protection.