Related Objects
Current Location:
Kirkhof Center -> Lower Level (KC)
Location Notes:
KC; LL: near rm 0051

Gyration

Artwork
Identifier:
2002.359.1a
Artist:
Julie Upmeyer
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Mixed Media
Date:
2002
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Note: Dimensions Variable
Description:
Spinning-wheel type art objects made from bicycle tires and car hubcaps.
Historical Context:
Julie Upmeyer received her BFA from Grand Valley State University in ceramics, sculpture and graphic design in 1998-2003. Her work as an artist has been highly influenced by the repurposing of everyday materials, with an emphasis on interaction and process-based practice. She also has spent time in Istanbul, Turkey working with ideas surrounding food, space and the internet.