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Minnesota Mixed Bag: DNR names duck stamp contest winners

Mark Kness’s painting of ringneck ducks will grace the 2024 state waterfowl stamp. (Image courtesy of Minnesota DNR)

Albert Lea artist Mark Kness has won the Minnesota waterfowl stamp contest with an acrylic painting of a ringneck duck.

Jake Levisen, of Austin, earned second place with a ring-neck duck painting done in open acrylics, soft-body acrylics, and water-mixable oils. Third place went to Stephen Hamrick, of Lakeville, with a painting of a ringneck done in acrylic on illustration board.

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