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The Annual Northern National Art Competition features artists from 24 different statesSubmitted: 09/17/2017
Phylicia Ashley
Phylicia Ashley
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The Annual Northern National Art Competition features artists from 24 different states
RHINELANDER - A premier art exhibition at Nicolet College celebrated its 30th year.

The Annual Northern National Art Competition includes artists from 24 different states.

The showcase held its opening reception on Saturday.


It was a collaboration between Nicolet College and the Northern Arts Council.

Gary Freeburg was a judge and had the challenge of narrowing down the selection of art pieces from 444 to 90.

"I'm always looking for a story," Freeburg said. "I mean, each of these paintings, drawings and photographs are individuals just as the people that created them."

It took Freeburg three days of looking through all of the artwork to select the 90 pieces.

The competition includes an $8,500 prize.


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