Prof’s works on view in U.P.

MI: Marquette

WHERE: City of Marquette Arts and Cultural Center. Note: MACC is located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

WHEN: Through December 21, 2013. Note: An artist reception is on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 6:00-8:00 pm.

“Circle Of Fiends Ur Painting”, acrylic on glass, 21 x 32.5 x 1.25 inches by Russell Prather.

“Circle Of Fiends Ur Painting”, acrylic on glass, 21 x 32.5 x 1.25 inches by Russell Prather.

TITLE: Russell Prather December Exhibit

BRIEF ABOUT: Prather is an English professor at Northern Michigan University as well as a visual artist, has exhibited his work nationally in solo and group shows. He was winner of the Featured Artist Award for his installation at the Northern Exposure XIX exhibit at the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba.

MORE DETAILS: 906.228.0472 or email


pratherRussell Prather is a graduate of and with a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia; and from the University of Washington, a M.A., M.F.A. in Creative Writing, and a Ph.D in English. His research and teaching specialization is British literature and culture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with additional interests in visual culture, critical theory, and contemporary world literature and art. His article, “William Blake and the Problem of Progression,” is forthcoming in the journal Studies in Romanticism. In fall of 2006 he presented papers at the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) at Purdue University, and at a “Blake and Conflict” conference at University College, Oxford. Prather is also a visual artist with work recently shown at the Oasis Gallery in Marquette, the DeVos Museum in Marquette and the Bonifas Fine Arts Center in Escanaba, and a show upcoming at the Omphale Gallery in Calumet. Before coming to Northern, Prather was a Fulbright Scholar in Marrakech, Morocco, and before that a graduate student and acting instructor at the University of Washington in Seattle.  

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