Gov. Daugaard names SD's artist laureate; term lasts 4 years

April 6, 2015 9:03 PM

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South Dakota now has an ambassador to promote the arts and represent the state's varied artistic traditions.

Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Monday named sculptor Dale Lamphere South Dakota's artist laureate. The Sturgis man is the first artist to receive the title since the death of renowned Native American artist Oscar Howe in 1983.

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