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Opening Reception for Two Pacific Northwest Artists October 19

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CONWAY, Ark. (October 6, 2017) – Paintings by Roxanne Everett and sculptures by Maria Michaelson will soon go on display in Hendrix College Art Department’s Building A Gallery. The opening reception will be held Thursday, October 19, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Both artists are at relatively early stages in their art careers. Everett has been an architect, a backcountry wilderness ranger and most recently, a painter. She divides her time between Seattle and Stehekin, Washington. Many of her paintings come from a recent residency in Iceland.

Maria Michaelson sculptureMichaelson builds ceramics sculptures and cast bronze sculptures in a studio on San Juan Island, Washington. Exhibits of her life-size ceramic figures have appeared in museums and galleries across the nation.

Exhibition dates are Monday, October 16 through Friday, November 10, 2017. To learn more, contact Professor Erik Maakestad at 501-450-1264 or

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