Art in the Library

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Small treeGreensboro Library Arts Commission (GLAC) was established in January 1997 at the invitation of then-Library Director Sandy Neerman. The Arts Commission desired to enhance the libraries with art "to create an environment that stimulates and enriches our diverse community, encourages lifelong learning, nurtures the joy of reading and celebrates the connection between the arts and literature."

In our libraries, you will find that art has a very intentional presence. We owe a debt of gratitude to those who have voluntarily served on the commission.

The following works of art can be found at the Greensboro Public Library:

Nature's Encominium by Chip Holden (2004) at Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch ~ acrylic on plywood

Vision Quest by C. Shana Gregor (1998) at Central Library ~ acrylic on canvas

Piedmont Landscape by Jan Burger and Emma Shurnick (2004) at Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch ~ acrylic on canvas

Cultural Tapestries ~ Jan Hart, Project Director (1996) at Glenwood Branch ~ enamel on board

Eye of David by Shawn Morin (1999) at Central Library ~ carved Indiana limestone

City Mural  by Michael Brown (1998) at Central Library ~ Acrylic on Canvas

Garden for the Floating Life by Christina Shmigel (2004) at Hemphill Branch ~ painted metal

Propeller Whirligig by Vollis Simpson (2004) at Hemphill Branch ~ found objects

Four Seasons by Exceptional Friends Art Studio (2004) at Hemphill Branch ~ acrylic on canvas

Tree of Knowledge by Bill Donnan (1998) at Central Library ~ reinforced cement and bronze

Homer's Vision by Sally Rogers (2003) at Central Library ~ stainless steel and cast glass

Catch a Dream by James Ransome (2004) at Hemphill Branch ~ acrylic on board

Bench by Jim Gallucci (2000) at Central Library ~ hot rolled steel

Greensboro Library Arts Commission

Pat Levitin, Chair
Deb Degol
Jan Hart
Jackie Humphrey
Lucy McCravy
Laura Pollak
Susan Webster
Jim Young