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Willmar artist Ron Adams paints the plaster design on his beer stein mug. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Artists decorate coffee mugs for Willmar, Minn., summer art project


The only instructions given to the artists were "be creative." The only rules were that there were not any rules.

On March 17, I was among 20 local artists who were presented a flat 22- by 28-inch wooden mug shape by the Willmar Design Team and the Willmar Area Arts Council. They were to be decorated for a project called "Kaffe-Café-Kahwa" -- that's coffee in Norwegian, Spanish and Somali.

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Ron Adams

Ron Adams has worked as a photographer for the West Central Tribune since 1994 - he also shoots video for the Tribune webpage. Ron is a local artist who draws and paints realistic portraits and scenes.  He loves music of all types but especially rock and blues.

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