Posts Tagged ‘exhibit’

Fall photography contest announced

Photograph of a downy woodpecker in a tree

A broken ice trail, a downy woodpecker poking its head out of a hole, a macro shot of tree bark — these three photographs were the winners of the spring photography contest at the Dickinson County Nature Center. “There is so much in nature to be in awe of, and photographers are all inspired by…

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Knudtson creates encaustic magic

Photo of Karess Knudtson's encaustic photography

An old cupboard door, beeswax and a beautiful photograph. It doesn’t seem like these items have much in common, but Karess Knudtson puts them together like magic. The environmental education coordinator at the Dickinson County Nature Center spends some of her spare time creating unique works of art that she will display in the eARTh…

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Junior Duck Stamp exhibit up during Bee & Butterfly Festival

Photo of the winning duck stamp drawing of two mallard ducks

The Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji will feature an exhibition of the Iowa Junior Duck Stamp Contest winners in September. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade submitted extraordinary pieces of artwork to the Iowa competition, and the 36 students selected for first, second and third place in four age categories have works displayed in…

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Anita “Katie” Plucker exhibits opens

  Kayaking helps artist Anita “Katie” Plucker get close to nature. “It gives me a chance to get really close up,” she said. “I can see things in my kayak a lot better than I can from a regular boat or from the shoreline.” You can see how inspired Plucker is by nature in her…

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