- Associated Press - Saturday, April 26, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The University of Nebraska State Museum has opened a new exhibit on Mark Marcuson, a Nebraska painter, illustrator and muralist.

The exhibit runs through February and is titled “Mark Marcuson: An Artist’s Journey.”

The exhibit includes some of Marcuson’s childhood sketches and covers his life as an artist and his career as a scientific illustrator mastering watercolor, acrylic, oil, pencil, and pen and ink.

Also included are some of Marcuson’s museum murals depicting prehistoric landscapes and extinct animals.

The exhibit is arrayed in the Cooper Gallery on the third floor of Morrill Hall, south of 14th and Vine streets.