Current Location:
GVSU
Lake Michigan Center (AWRI) -> Muskegon Regional Center
-> 1st Floor (AWRI)
Location Notes:
LMC, right of rm. 109

Petoskey Stone

Artwork
Identifier:
2002.80.1
Artist:
Robert Vas Dias
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poem
Date:
circa 2001
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 11 in Width: 8.5 in
Description:
Poem that describes a Petoskey stone.
Historical Context:
Robert Vas Dias is the author of eight collections including his most recent volume, "Leaping Down to Earth". Robert's work has appeared in magazines including Choice, The Nation, and The New Yorker. Petoskey stones are often found around the northwestern portion of Michigan's lower peninsula and in 1965, the petoskey stone was made the state stone of Michigan.