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Artists

More than 70 artists from across the country created over 500 works of art for the new Johns Hopkins Hospital building. 

 

To see a list of artists involved in this project from your area, contact magsim@gmail.com 


See list of children's books inspired by artworks (with links to artworks and select artists)

See the Art Committee for the New Johns Hopkins Hospital Building

 

ARTISTS, Prominent Works

SPENCER FINCH, Brooklyn, NY; born: New Haven, CT. (exterior curtain wall with frit patterns)

ROBERT ISRAEL, Los Angeles, CA; Professor Theater Department, UCLA. (super-sized sculptures)

JIM BOYD, New York NY. (window shades)

 

ARTISTS, Works Inspired by Beloved Children's Books

(see list of books)

THOMAS ALLEN, Coloma, MI; born: Highland Park, MI; BFA, Wayne State University; MFA, University of Minnesota; Inspired by: Stuart Little by E.B. White, 1945; The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, 1961; Hoops by Walter Dean Myers, 1983. 

SUSIE BRANDT, Baltimore, MD; born: Muscatine, IA; Chair of Fiber Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art; BFA, Philadelphia College of Art; MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

TOM BURCKHARDT, New York, NY; BFA, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME.

AMY CHAN, Richmond, VA; born: Danbury, CT; BFA, Rhode Island School of Design; MFA Virginia Comonwealth University (VCU); Teaches art foundations at VCU and University of Virginia; Inspired by: Falling Up by Shel Silverstein, 1996; Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie, 1911.

JOY FEASLEY, Philadelphia, PA; born: Buffalo, NY; Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA; The Cooper Union, New York, NY;  School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Inspired by: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, 1995; Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Patterson, 1977; King Stork by Howard Pyle, 1986.

TERRI FRIEDMAN, El Cerrito, CA; born: Denver, CO; BA, Brown University; MFA, Claremont Graduate School, CA; Teaches at California College of Art; Inspired by: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards, 1974; Fly High Fly Low by Don Freeman, 1967; Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, 1950 (1 work)

NICK GHIZ, New York, NY; born: Baltimore, MD; Maryland Institute.  

ROLLA HERMAN; Montclair, NJ; born: Minneapolis, MN; BFA, University of Minnesota; MA, Montclair State University, NJ; Inspired by: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss, 1957; The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins by Dr. Seuss, 1938.

BYRON KIM; Brooklyn, NY; born: La Jolla, CA; BA, Yale University; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Inspired by: Dominic by William Steig, 1984.

GERALDINE LAU, New York, NY; born: Singapore, Republic of Singapore; BA, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia; MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York; Inspired by: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, 1865; The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter, 1902.

CARY LEBOWITZ, New York, NY; born: New York, NY; BFA, University of Kansas at Lawrence; Inspired by:I Like You by Sandol Stoddard Woodward, 1965 

SYLVAN LIONNI, Eugene, OR; born: Cuckfield, England; BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY; MFA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; Inspired by: Pezzettino by Leo Lionni, 1975. 

  • Note: Artist Sylvan Lionni is the grandson of author Leo Lionni

ALLEGRA MARQUART, Baltimore, MD; born: Elma, New York;  Chair of Printmaking at Maryland Institute College of Art; BFA, SUNY, Buffalo, New York; MFA, Ohio University, Athens, OH; Inspired by: The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton, 1939; Lost Horizon by James Hilton, 1933. 

WALTER MARTIN and PALOMA MUNOZ; Milford, PA; Walter - born, Norfolk, VA; BA, Old Dominium University, VA; MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University; Paloma - born: Madrid, Spain; Universidad Politecnica, Madrid; Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid; Sommerakademie fur Bildende Kunst in Salzburg, Austria; Inspired by: The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, 1812; The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, 1995. 

ANDREA MASTROVITO, Bergamo, Italy and New York, NY; born, Bergamo, Italy; Academy of Fine Arts (Giacomo Carrara), Bergamo, Italy; Inspired by: The Story of Dr. Doolittle by Hugh Lofting, 1920.

TOM NUSSBAUM, Montclair, NJ; born, Philadelphia, PA; Inspired by: Just Me by Marie Hall Ets, 1965; Stars: A New Way to See Them by H.A. Rey, 1952; Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson, 1955.

CASEY RUBLE, New York, NY; born, Portland, OR; MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY; Smith College, Northampton, MA; Inspired by: The Secret Garden by F.H. Burnett, 1910; The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by Du Bose Heyward, 1939; The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen, 1844. 

LISA SANDITZ, Tivoli, NY; born: St. Louis, Missouri; BA: Studio Art, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN; MFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; Studio Art Center International, Florence, Italy; Inspired by: Mrs. Piggle Wiggle by Betty Macdonald, 1945; The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg, 1968.

RACHEL SELEKMAN; Brooklyn, NY; born, Boston, MA; MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL; BFA, The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD; Inspired by: Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, 1945; The Little Mermaid byHans Christian Andersen, 1836; Ice Maiden by Hans Christian, 1861.

MICKEY SMITH, New York, NY; born: Duluth, MN; BA, Photography, Moorhead State University, Minnesota; Inspired by: The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Grey Bridge by Hildegard H. Swift, 1942; Put Me In the Zoo by Robert Lopshire, 1966.

SCOTT TEPLIN, Brooklyn, NY; born: Milwaukee, WI; MFA, University of Washington, Seattle; BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

TIM WOODMAN, Wellfleet, MA; born, New Hampshire; Inspired by: Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag, 1928; Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, 1936. 

EVA WYLIE, Philadelphia, PA; born: Olney, MD; BA, Allegheny College, PA; MFA, Tyler School of Art; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy; Inspired by: A Hole Is To Dig by Ruth Krauss, 1952; Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, 1947.

KAREN YASINSKY, Baltimore, MD; born: Pittsburgh, PA; Duke University; Yale; Teaches at Johns Hopkins; Inspired by: Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown, 1949; The Borrowers by Mary Norton, 1953.

 

ARTIST, Book-Inspired Dioramas 

JENNIFER STRUNGE; Baltimore, MD; Maryland Institute College of Art

 

ARTISTS, Additional Works 

DONALD BAECHLER, New York, NY; born: Hartford, CT

HEIDI BASSETT BLAIR, Santa Barbara, CA; born: Toronto, Canada

JEFFREY MITCHELL, Seattle, WA; MFA, Printmaking, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, PA; BA, University of Dallas, Irving, TX. 

PAUL MORRISON, Sheffield and London, UK; born: Liverpool, England; MA, Goldsmiths College of Art, London; Postgraduate DIP Fine Art: Goldsmiths College of Art, London

ARNE SVENSON, New York, NY; born: Santa Monica, CA.

POLLY APFELBAUM, New York, NY; born: Abington, PA; BFA, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA;  SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

LAUREN ADAMS, Baltimore, MD; born: Iowa; Maryland Institute College of Art.

 

ARTISTS, Works Inspired by Nature and the Garden

PETER ADAMS, Gloucestershire, England;  born:  London, England. 

JULIANNE AHN, Philadelphia, PA; born: Elkins Park, PA. 

POLLY APFELBAUM, New York, NY; born: Abington, PA; BFA, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA;  SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY.

KIM BECK, Pittsburgh, PA; Born: Red Bank, NJ; BA: Brandeis University; MFA: Rhode Island School of Design; Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA.

SUSIE BRANDT, Baltimore, MD; born: Muscatine, IA; Chair of Fiber Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art; BFA, Philadelphia College of Art; MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

DIANE BURKO, Philadelphia, PA; born: Brooklyn, NY. 

KATHY BUTTERLY, New York, NY; born: Amityville, NY.

MACDUFF EVERTON, Santa Barbara, CA; Pearl River, NY.

SPENCER FINCH, Brooklyn, NY; born: New Haven, CT.

OLIVER FÖLLMI, Annecy, France; born: Saint-Julien-en Genevois, France. (Official photographer of the Dalai Lama)

HERMINE FORD, New York, NY.

ERWAN FROTIN, Paris, France; born: Toulon, France.

SUSAN GRAHAM, New York, NY; born: Dayton, OH.

ALEXANDER HEILNER, Baltimore, MD; born: Mount Kisco, NY.

HELMUT HIRLER, Bad Saulgau, Germany; born: Wangen im Allgäu, Germany 

JOSEF HOFLEHNER, Wels, Austria.

PETER C. JONES, New York, NY.

ELLEN KAHN, Brooklyn NY; born: Smyrna, TN.

BYRON KIM, Brooklyn, NY; born: La Jolla, CA; BA, Yale University; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

JENNIFER KOBYLARZ, Passaic, NJ; born: Brooklyn, NY

DANIEL LOBDELL, Lancaster, PA; born:  North Adams, MA. 

KATE MALONE, London, England.

MATTHEW MCCONVILLE, Baldwin MD; born: Long Island, NY. 

EDWARD MCHUGH, Philadelphia, PA

JUDITH MCMILLAN, Cleveland, OH

AXEL M. MOSLER, Dortmund, Germany.

EILEEN NEFF, Philadelphia, PA.

CHRISTINE NEILL, Baltimore, MD; born: Needham, MA

MARIA PARK, Ithaca, NY; born: Munich, Germany.

ROBERT RICHFIELD, West Newton, MA; born: Covington, KY

RACHEL SELEKMAN, Brooklyn, NY; born, Boston, MA; MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL; BFA, The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. 

IAIN STEWART, Edinburgh, Scotland; born: Sheffield, England.

CHRISTIAN TUEMPLING, Brooklyn, NY; born: Geneva, Switzerland.

RENEE VAN DER STELT, Baldwin, MD; born: Grand Rapids, MI.

RON VAN DONGEN, Portland, OR; born: Caracas, Venezuela.

JAN VERCRUYSSE, Belgium; born:  Ostend, Belgium.

EVA WYLIE, Philadelphia, PA; born: Olney, MD; BA, Allegheny College, PA; MFA, Tyler School of Art; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy.