What Goes Around

2012 ArtPrize Entry

The circle is everywhere, from nature to industry, bridging the ancient and the contemporary. It is the circle of life. The line itself defines the separation between the interior and exteriors, the public and the private. There are songs that gain their depth, resonances and unity through diverse sounds and voices. Major and minor moments are marked with memories. If we pay attention, the lessons of life connect and come full circle. Trees have become a symbol for stability and strength, yet their inherent flexibility allows bending and adaptability through the storms and winds of the world. There is also a marking of the ordinary and the extraordinary held and protected behind an often strong exterior. Our growth, often not perfect, is reflected in each and every individual ring. Each ring provides protection and strength for the heart, our center. No two seasons are the same, nor do they produce the same reflection of the process that shapes the individual; they reflect

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 1 inch
  • Medium: goldstones and glass beads on woven fabric
  • Width: 15 inches
  • Year created: 2011
  • Height: 15 inches

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Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: No
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: Yes
  • Outdoor Space needed: No
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: No

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St. Cecilia Music Center
24 Ransom Ave. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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