People’s Choice winner published July 6, 2022

Atchinson wins "Green"-themed art contest, which ran in conjunction with the Barn Theatre's production of "Shrek the Musical."

"Cabbage" by LeeAnn Atchison of Willmar
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WILLMAR — LeeAnn Atchison of Willmar is the winner of the People’s Choice Award for the Willmar Area Arts Council’s recent exhibit at The Barn Theatre.

The exhibit was titled “Green” and ran in conjunction with The Barn’s production of “Shrek the Musical.” The public was invited to vote for their favorite work of art.

Atchinson’s acrylic painting is titled "Cabbage."

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