North of the 45th Parallel Art Exhibit at NMU

Tuesday 12, 2012

            MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will open the “North of the 45th Parallel Annual Upper Midwest Juried Art Exhibition” on Friday, June 15, with a reception from 6-8 p.m.  The free event is open to the public. It will feature music by Kerry Yost and The Chantymen and a one-night art performance by Emily Lanctot.

        The exhibit is an annual gathering of artists living north of the 45th parallel from Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. More than 50 artists are represented. Wally Mason, director of the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis., was this year’s jurist.                  The DeVos Art Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday, noon-8 p.m. Thursday, and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  The exhibit runs through Friday, Aug. 5.

Artists featured are:


Alpena – Joseph Donna

AuTrain – Linda King Ferguson

Calumet – Greg Green, Jess Kane, Margo McCafferty, Eric Munch, Tom Rudd

Hancock – Tomas Co

Houghton – Debra Charlesworth

Indian River – Griffin Christensen

Iron River – Thomas Zanz

Ishpeming – Tim Flannery, Andrew Manty

Marquette – Stephanie Bajema, Kellie Barry-Angeli, Catherine Brunet, Wade Buck, Tom Cappuccio,  Jessica Caverly, Kim Dane, Donna DeLoughary, Kelly Franzmann, Steven Hughes, Brian Kakas, Steve Larson, Camilla Mingay, Rosa Musket, Marjorie O’Brien, Ted Ross, Grant M. Ryan, Elaine E. Simmons, Dana Stine, Tracy Wascom

Munising – John Lundeen

Negaunee – Michael Letts

Republic – Vaughn Davis

Skandia – Selena Hautamaki

Traverse City – Amy Long



Duluth – Gloria DeFilipps Brush, Adam McCauley

Hastings – John Wells

Minneapolis – Jonas Criscoe, Sandra Dowd, Tim Gruber, Marcia Haffmans, Andy Mattern, Kim Matthews, Terra Rathai, Ellen Fitzgerald Skoro, John Terwilliger

Moorhead – Meredith Lynn

St. Paul – Madeline Crew, Jerry Allen Gilmore



Bayfield – Don Albrecht


Prepared by Shavon Harris. 

Kristi Evans
News Director