MARQUETTE – The Senior Art Exhibit at Northern Michigan University will open Friday, April 15, at the DeVos Art Museum.  This show will give seniors in the art and design department the opportunity to showcase their work one more time before graduation.

            Pieces from 52 student artists will be featured, representing various media including illustration, photography, digital cinema, graphic design, ceramics, metals, painting/papermaking, electronic imaging, product design, sculpture, environmental design and drawing/painting.

            A closing reception for the exhibit will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 6.  There is no charge to view the exhibit or attend the reception.

            The students and their mediums are:


            Alpena: Alicia Wells, photography; Auburn Hills: Curtis Macek, digital cinema; Boyne City: Stephen Ritter, photography; Carney: Jon Damaschke, electronic imaging; Carp Lake: Ryan O’Neil, illustration; Charlevoix: Maggie Drury, environmental design; Clarkston: Carrie Ann Williams, electronic imaging; Clinton Township: Phil Gilchrist, photography; Jamie Rocho, electronic imaging; Dearborn: Adam Sawyers, photography; Dewitt: Jason Bearss, ceramics; Dollar Bay: Belinda Mattfolk, graphic design; Eagle: Adam Herrera, photography; Essexville: Dan Streeting, graphic design; Gaastra: Roderick Haile, photography; Gaylord: Grace Holley, sculpture; Gwinn: Jason Lake, illustration; Iron River: Kim Gilligan, graphic design; Ishpeming: Tom Ahola, electronic imaging; Kalamazoo: Nick Kramer, photography; Lake Orion: Peter Sterling Deyo, electronic imaging; Ana Spencer, ceramics;

Marquette: Hidenori Aoki, furniture design; Christina Bennett, graphic design; Michele Brown, electronic imaging; Pradeep Edussuriya, digital cinema; Sarah Fensom, photography; Anne Haara, electronic imaging; Neil Helm, electronic imaging; Josh Ingersoll, electronic imaging; Jill Mahoney, electronic imaging; Shane Mundt, electronic imaging; Julie Olson, graphic design; Dan Pemble, illustration; Josh Richley, photography; Sara Simon, photography; Kumi Tokaichi, graphic design; Ross Wirtanen, drawing/painting; Alex Yarovoy, furniture design; Marshall: Travis Wheeler, illustration;


Midland: Tim Jones, furniture design; Montague: Christina Hoeker, graphic design; Muskegon: Erik Malott, illustration; Sterling Heights: Mary Zabawski, painting/papermaking; Three Oaks: Sarah Trucks, ceramics; Traverse City: Julie Stevens, metals;



Aurora: Micah Billingsley, electronic imaging;



Addison: Eddie Pieszchala, photography; Oak Park: Adam Schaffer, electronic imaging;


Rhode Island

Cranston: Melissa Lau, electronic imaging;



Eagle River: Jamie Pender, product design; Waupaca: Katie Bernd, photography.

Prepared By
Becky Kratz