Current Location:
Building A (DEV) -> 1st Floor (DEV; A)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building A; 1st fl., Outside of Steelcase library

Richard DeVos

Artwork
Identifier:
1998.611.1
Artist:
Paul F. Wilson
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Oil on Canvas
Date:
1999
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 42 in Width: 35 in
Description:
Photograph portrait of Richard DeVos seated with hands folded in his lap. He is wearing glasses, a dark suit and tie with a white collared shirt.
Historical Context:
Richard DeVos, Sr., born March 4, 1926, in Grand Rapids, Michigan is the co-founder of Amway (a direct selling company). He sat on the board of trustees of Northwood University and has served as president on the Council for National Policy. He also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, a museum dedicated to the United States Constitution. Richard DeVos Sr. passed away September of 2018.