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UP Focus Exhibition: Linda King Ferguson & Lindsey Heiden Reception

The UP Focus is an ongoing exhibition series that highlights professional artists who are from, living in, or heavily

influenced by the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.


While Linda King Ferguson trained as a textile surface designer, she maintains a

practice as a painter with studios in Au Train, MI, and Nashville, TN. She earned a MA

from Rhode Island School of Design, an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and

studied at Penland School of Crafts and Academia Di Belle Arti in Perugia, Italy.

Ferguson’s recent solo exhibitions include Channel to Channel and Lipscomb

University. Ferguson was awarded residencies at the Ragdale Foundation and Morris

Graves Foundation.


Lindsey Heiden is an artist and educator residing in Dollar Bay, MI. She earned a BFA

from Western Illinois University in 2007 and an MFA from University of Arkansas in

2018. Currently, Heiden teaches at Finlandia University and Michigan Technological

University. She has shown work nationally and internationally and has been a resident

artist at various studios, including the Archie Bray Foundation, in Helena, MT. When

she is not in the studio, she is in the garden or the woods.

Friday, Aug 26, 2022

Start Time:  6:30 pm

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DeVos Art Museum


1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

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Emily Lanctot

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