Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Several local artists will be featured in an exhibit Thursday, July 29 through Tuesday, Aug. 31, in the Lee Hall Art Museum at Northern Michigan University. There will be an opening reception from 7-9 p.m. July 29.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Artists featured are: Jon Brookhouse, Cynthia Cote, Marilyn Dahmon, Patrick Dragon, Nita Engle, Tom Ex, Linda Ferguson, Paul Grant, Bill Hamilton, Kaye Hiebel, Joyce Kaskenmaki, Stella Larkin, Maggie Linn, Ron Lukey, Vicki Allison Philips, Patrick St. Germain, Bill Sampson, Jennefer Slack and Mike Wirtanen.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The local artistsÂ’ showcase is the first of three invitational exhibitions in the “Last of Lee Hall Series.” The series celebrates the last semester of the Lee Hall Art Museum before future exhibits are displayed in the new DeVos Art Museum, beginning in January 2005. The other exhibitions in the series are the faculty/adjunct exhibition Sept. 3-Oct. 11, and the art and design local alumni exhibition Oct. 15-Nov. 28.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The art museum is open during the summer from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. For more information call Wayne Francis at 906-227-1481.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman