Artist receptions held in Marquette

Two artist receptions were held Thursday evening at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Photographs and an interactive display of rocks were exhibited as “Untitled (Unearthed),” by Northern Michigan University professors Christine Lenzen and Taimur Cleary. Sculpture artist Kazuhiro Kojima of Higashiomo, Japan, brought his work to Marquette as part of its sister city partnership and artist exchange. From left, Ryane McGreevy of Chicago, Elijah Dercks of Green Bay, and Patricia Antolak of Chicago admire the photographs of Lenzen and Cleary. (Journal photos by Rachel Oakley)

Two artist receptions are held Thursday evening at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Photographs and an interactive display of rocks were exhibited as “Untitled (Unearthed),” by Northern Michigan University professors Christine Lenzen and Taimur Cleary. Sculpture artist Kazuhiro Kojima of Higashiomo, Japan, brought his work to Marquette as part of its sister city partnership and artist exchange. At top, from left, Ryane McGreevy of Chicago, Elijah Dercks of Green Bay and Patricia Antolak of Chicago admire the photographs of Lenzen and Cleary. Above left, guests to the “Untitled (Unearthed)” exhibition are encouraged to play with rocks by building and arranging them however they like. Jon Saari of Marquette admires ceramic owls made by Kojima. (Journal photos by Rachel Oakley)