Friday 7, 2011
              MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University School of Art and Design faculty biennial exhibition will open at the DeVos Art Museum on Friday, Jan. 14. A reception is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Recent works by full-time and adjunct faculty representing a diverse range of media and concepts will be on display. Artists include Daric Christian, Michael Cinelli, Julie Clark-Risak, Keith Ellis, Christine Flavin, Kristine Granger, John Hubbard, Diane Jarvi, Robert LaLonde, Stephan Larson, Bill Leete, Yvonne Lemire, Michael Letts, Steve Leuthold, James Phegan, Peter Pless, Ed Risak, Jane Shellenbarger, Tracy Wascom, Dale Wedig and Tom Wolfe.

The exhibition runs through Feb. 13. Related events include an artist’s talk by Granger on Friday, Jan. 28, and a talk by art history professor Mitsutoshi Oba on Friday, Feb. 11. Both are scheduled at 2 p.m. in room 165 of the Art and Design Building.

Also opening on Friday, Jan. 14 is artLAB, a series of exhibitions proposed by NMU School of Art and Design students and faculty that runs through March 27. For the full schedule, visit www.nmu.edu/devos.

DeVos Art Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, noon to 8 p.m. Thursday and 1-4 p.m. weekends.

Kristi Evans
News Director