Mac grad featured as honorary artist for homecoming

By Ryne Turke on October 2, 2015 at 5:45am

A MacMurray College graduate has been selected as the featured artist as homecoming approaches next weekend.

Mary Lou Hicks will hold the one-person show at the Applebee Gallery next Friday.

The reception, “Seeing the Light,” will start at 5 p.m. and include an artist talk at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public and will continue through October 23rd.

A special viewing will take place bext Saturday from 9-10 a.m. and 11-noon during homecoming.

Hicks graduated from MacMurray with a bachelor’s degree in theatre in 1967. Now retired, Hicks focuses her attention on painting. Her work has been shown in exhibits in Illinois and Florida.