Nawal Motawi (BFA 1988)
Zelda was designed to be customized. She can function as a border, or as shown here, a statement piece of modern art; a rippling cascade of hues punctuated with contrasting spots of color; sixteen different versions of Zelda are used in this fireplace. This tile is Motawi's ultimate plaything.
This work is featured as part of Future Former: An Exhibition of Alumni Work. This exhibition honors the creative work and careers of all Stamps School alumni, creates an aspirational connection between generations of U-M artists and designers and current Stamps students, and inspires reflection during the university's Bicentennial year.