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(Press Release provided by North Central Michigan College)

PETOSKEY:  Eight North Central student artists will be exhibiting their work at Crooked Tree Arts Center starting Thursday, February 26. The exhibit, entitled “Branching Out: North Central Michigan College Emerging Artists 2015,” will feature the work of Helen Beemon, Scott Campbell, Jozlynne Cross, Christopher Dean, Ariella Duran, Miranda Hendrickson, Kelly Keller and Chasity Wood.

The exhibit will feature a broad range of media to reflect the classes offered at North Central. Included are animation, ceramics, drawing, glass, jewelry, painting and textiles.

The public is invited to celebrate these artists as they branch out into their own artistic endeavors. A reception will be held on Friday, February 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Crooked Tree Arts Center in downtown Petoskey. The exhibit will run February 26 through March 20.

For more information about the exhibit or Crooked Tree Arts Center, visit For information about North Central’s art programs, visit or contact Shanna Robinson at

North Central Michigan College is an open-door community college based in Petoskey, with additional locations offering classes and services in Cheboygan and Gaylord. North Central’s mission is to provide educational, economic and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth and community improvement. North Central is an Achieving the Dream Leader College and a Military-Friendly School®.

For more information:
Carol Laenen
Director of College Communications

Kathy Bardins
Marketing and Foundation Assistant