USTAR Building Art

Inspirational Public Art

Public art for the building was selected by a team of scientists and artists.  From the aluminum and stainless steel “NeuroStars” by Cliff Garten to the bronze washed bioscaffolds of Cheryl Saffren, the building art pays homage to the beauty and complexity of biological forms.

Cliff Garten 

Cliff Garten is the recipient of two Individual Artist Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bush Foundation Fellowship for Individual Artists, the Bush Foundation Leadership Fellowship, and the Jerome Foundation Travelling Artist Grant. His civic sculptures have consistently been named best in the nation by The Americans for the Arts Public Art Network and have been cited for design excellence by the American Society of Landscape Architects. 

 
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David Mann is a painter, who is represented by McKenzie Fine Art in New York City and whose exhibitions have been reviewed in The New York Times, Art in America, Art News as well as many other publications. He has been a recipient of The Pollock Krasner Foundation Award. 

 
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David Scharf is a scientist, a photographer, and an artist, specializing in Scanning Electron Microscope (S.E.M.) imagery.  For over 30 years he has been an innovator in the science, technology, methodology, and photography of this uniquely fascinating form of imagery. His images define the state-of-the-art in this area of science and technology. 

 

Michele R. Gutlove

For the past 15 years glass has been Michele Gutlove’s primary medium for artistic expression. However, her formal education
in architecture and years of architectural practice provide a foundation in structural engineering, solar energy and day lighting as well as art history and painting.

 
CHERYL SAFREN   

Cheryl Safren has been a fine artist for over thirty years, was a commercial artist for twenty years, and has been an art teacher for more than a decade.  Safren’s chemistry on metals artwork was featured in the October 26, 2006 issue of Chemical and Engineering News. She has participated in over a hundred juried art shows winning prizes and grants.  The artist has also won and completed many commissions for corporate and governmental clients.  

available light

Title: Available Light                           
Artist: David Mann                                       Location: Second Floor                     

 

Title: Lymphoblast Cell                       Artist: David Scharf                                     Location: Fourth Floor 

 

Title: Inklings                                         Artist: Michele Gutlove                               Location: Second Floor 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Title: Astrocytes, Oligodendrocytes, & Microglia                           
Artist: Cheryl Safren                                     Location: Third Floor 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Title: Bioscaffold I, II, III                       Artist: Cheryl Safren                                     Location: Second Floor  

Title: Brain Cells (cortical neurons)         Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Second Floor  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Title: Chorus                     
Artist: David Mann                               Location: Fifth Floor 

Title: Invasion I, II                                Artist: Cheryl Safren                                   Location: Fourth Floor  

Title: Lymphoblast Cells                             Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Fourth Floor  

Title: MEMS Charged Pumped Actuator   Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Fifth Floor  

 

Title: MEMS Hinge Structure 6,050X         Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Second Floor  

Title: MEMS Microelectrode Array #1 225X                                                             Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Third Floor  

Title: MEMS Linear Motion Actuator 4,000X                                    Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Fifth Floor 

Title: Linkage Structures                             Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Second Floor  

Title: Linkage Structures                             Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Second Floor  

Title: MEMS Microelectrode Array #2 225X                                                         Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Third Floor  

Title: MEMS Motor (Radial Motion Actuator) 3,720X                                 Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Fifth Floor 

Title: MEMS Nanophotonic Filter             Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Fifth Floor 

Title: MEMS Radial Motion Actuator         Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Second Floor

Title: Musings                                         Artist: Michele Gutlove                               Location: Fourth Floor

Title: Neurostar                                         Artist: Cliff Garten                               Location: Second Floor (Atrium) 

Title: Notions                                         Artist: Michele Gutlove                               Location: Fourth Floor

Title: Sincere Bodies                                     Artist: David Mann                               Location: Fourth Floor

 

Title: Connections in Brain Cells       Artist: David Scharf                                   Location: Second Floor