MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Museum will hold a reception in honor of 39 Upper Peninsula artists who have been chosen for its permanent collection from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. After the reception, a concert will be performed in the museum lobby by West African musician Nainy Diabate and friends. 

            The new works will be featured in an exhibition that will be run from Friday, Nov. 4 until Thursday, May 5. The artists are Nita Engle, Paul Grant, Maggie Linn, Patrick St. Germain, Vickie Allison Phillips, Marvin Zehnder, Kaye Hiebel, Mike Letts, Gordon Gearhart, Linda Ferguson, Christine Saari, Ed and Julie Risak, Berry Bernstein, Patrick Dragon, Rich Branstrom, Jon Brookhouse, John Gustofson, Mark Mitchell, John Lundeen, Bernie Park, Jack Deo, Rob LaLonde, Patty Smith, Christine Garceau, Holly Hamilton, Joyce Koskenmaki, Cynthia Cote, Phyllis Fredendall, Yvonne LeMire, Susie Colquit, John Hubbard, Dale Wedig, Steve Leuthold, Tom Cappuccio, Sam Chung, Bill Leete, Dennis Staffne and Elizabeth Coleman.

This free event is open to the public.  Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.  For more information, contact 227-2194. 

Prepared By
Becky Kratz