Jennifer L. Dougall, Baxter, won first place in the "color division" of Lake Superior Magazine's annual amateur photography contest.
Her "Damselfly in Morning Dew," a close-up shot of the long-winged insect, has been published with other contest winners in the February-March edition of the magazine.
Joel Cooper, Wawa, Ontario, with his "Fall Storm at Old Woman Bay," won the contest's grand prize, while Larry Campbell, St. Cloud, won first place in the black and white photo division.
Dougall and Campbell received a $50 gift certificate and a subscription to the magazine, while Cooper received a $250 "travel package" for use within the Lake Superior region.
Images of the winning shots can be viewed at the magazine's Web site, lakesuperior.com.
The Great River Art Association of Little Falls has issued its latest version of Arts Direct, a directory of central Minnesota artists and art organizations.
"The purpose of the directory is to provide information to schools, organizations and community groups that want to enlist the services of artists for community presentations or artist residencies," GRAA said in a recent news release.
Music, theater, dance, and visual, media and literary arts are represented in the directory, the release said. The directory is available by calling GRAA at (320) 632-0960. Cost is $3.
Speaking of GRAA, the organization has cancelled the poetry workshop that had been scheduled for late February with poets Doris Stengel and Pat Conner in Little Falls.
GRAA announced the cancellation in a recent news release but did not give a reason for the decision. For more information, call Kari Frisch, GRAA director, at (320) 632-0960.
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