UP FOCUS: Ryan Brayak and Emily Lanctot
The UP: FOCUS series is an annual exhibition highlighting artists who live in or are heavily influenced by the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Ryan Brayak is based in Escanaba and graduated from the University of Michigan Architecture School. He is founder of Rock Elements where has been designing and fabricating concrete projects for over ten years. Emily Lanctot grew up in the Keweenaw Peninsula and recently received an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She currently lives in Marquette where she is an adjunct professor of art at Northern Michigan University.