Art

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Ralph Helmick sculpture at School of Dentistry adds distinctive new element to the University of Michigan campus art collection

April 12, 2022

Reading Time: 9 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., April 12, 2022 – A new art installation at the School of Dentistry brings a distinctive addition to the portfolio of art on the University of Michigan campus, school and university administrators said during a reception celebrating the artist and his striking creation. Perennial is a sculpture by award-winning artist Ralph Helmick …

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Gift of Gilda Snowden paintings to dental school honors her father’s 1953 DDS degree

April 5, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes This profile is one in an ongoing series highlighting School of Dentistry alumni, donors and students. Ann Arbor, Mich., April 5, 2021 – Two paintings from the renowned Detroit artist Gilda Snowden will soon hang in the University of Michigan School of Dentistry thanks to a gift from the late artist’s estate. Snowden’s father, John …

Annual King’s Feast features ‘Activism Through Art’ dialogue

February 2, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 2, 2021 – The national conversation coming out of 2020 about systemic racism and racial justice prompted a local dentist and alumnus of the School of Dentistry to create a painting that was unveiled Saturday evening during the 40th Annual SNDA King’s Feast. Dr. James Lee (DDS 1990) of Ann Arbor …

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