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CROSS + OVER: Honoring a Re-birth in Form

Sylvania North View Gallery

Marble crosses that were former grave markers are loosely piled together.

Michael Creger + Shelly Donohoe + Carole Duree + Jessi Eaton + Larry Lawlor + Kim Lewis + Benjamin C. Mefford + Daniel Michael + Ahnnawake Nelson + Carl Nelson + Heidi Temko + Sue Westfall Quast + Len Zeoli

January 14 to February 9, 2019
Opening Reception and Gallery Talk:  Thursday, January 17, 2-5 PM
Weekend Reception:  Saturday, January 19, 3-5 PM


Following the replacement of weathered cemetery crosses with granite, Colorado marble forms became available to sculptors.  Celebrate the new life given to these crosses.

  • View of gallery with several marble sculptures sitting on pedestals. In the back of the gallery are large windows with views of trees.
  • View of gallery with several marble sculptures on pedestals. In the background are large windows with views of trees.
  • Marble sculpture of peguin skull sitting on a pedestal; in the background are other sculptures and a large window with trees outside.
  • Marble sculpture in shape of a twisted cross, on a base of dark basalt, on pedestal, with other sculptures on pedestals in background.
  • Close up view of marble sculpture in shape of a cross, showing carved wavy lines.
  • Marble sculpture of woman standing and holding flowers in arms that are across her chest. This sculpture is on a pedestal, in the background is another sculpture on a pedestal.
  • Marble sculpture consisting of cubes with incised letter forms stacked to form a 33 inch tower. On top is a flower form and on bottom, a cross form, Other sculptures are in the background.
  • Small marble sculpture of abstract bird form, laying horizontally on dark walnut base.

Gallery Hours:  Monday – Friday 8 AM to 4 PM, Saturday 11 AM to 4 PM

Directions:  Follow signs to bookstore and visitor parking.  Gallery is located in the Communications and Technology (CT) building, adjacent to the bookstore, on the NE corner of campus.