Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI announced on December 9th that three custom necklaces created by WDCC member Joan North, have been selected for inclusion into their signature exhibit “Midwest Seasons”. Pictured is “Raindrops Falling on My Head” which features textured silver with custom bezels holding the focal gem, serpentine, highlighted by citrine and finished with an artisan silver chain. Artists from around the country submit artwork in all mediums and style describing the seasons of the Midwest. The exhibit opens on January 6th and runs through April 1st Former Dean of the College of Professional Studies at the University of WisconsinStevens Point, North is now an actively exhibiting, award-winning silversmith whose works are shown at galleries and museums across the country, most recently in California, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Florida including solo shows at artZ Gallery, CVA & Q Gallery in Wisconsin. North has been operating Joan North Designs for 17 years in her Stevens Point studio. Find her online at JoanNorth.com and facebook.com/JoanNorthDesigns.