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Four Douglas County artists featured in new LRAC exhibit

The Lakes Region Arts Council (LRAC) recently announced the opening of a new, juried exhibit.

The exhibit, "Black and White Photography," opened on January 12 and will run through April 10 in the LRAC Gallery at the historic River Inn in Fergus Falls.

The exhibit features examples of rural and small town scenes, taken by many area artists, including three from Alexandria and one from Kensington.

A reception for the artists will take place on Tuesday, January 20 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the LRAC Gallery.

The public is invited - and encouraged - to attend the reception to visit with the artists and view their works of art.

Featured artists include Claudia Grove, Ginger Rich and Noel Rich from Alexandria, Tracy Anderson from Kensington, Sandra Volkmann of Henning, Donna Aase of Detroit Lakes, Josh Kugler of Erhard, Steve Nelson of Underwood, Kay Ornberg of Hawley, Gaylen Peterson of Lake Park, Eric Santwire of Fergus Falls, Rachel A. Smith of Cyrus and Gregor-Alexander von Ehrenfels of Fergus Falls.

For more information about the exhibit, contact LRAC at (218) 739-5780 or toll-free at (1-80-262-2787.

About the LRAC

The Lakes Region Arts Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting the vitality of the arts.

The LRAC accomplishes this through providing grants to community organizations and individual artists in the region and providing a monthly ArtsNews letter, workshops and technical assistance.

LRAC serves the counties of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin in West Central Minnesota.

For more information about the LRAC, send an e-mail to or call (218) 739-5780.