Turkey, pheasant artists get a stamp
October 6, 2023
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has chosen winners for the Minnesota turkey and pheasant stamp contests.
Shakopee artist Mark Thone won the Minnesota pheasant stamp contest with an acrylic painting of a pheasant. The winner was selected on Sept. 28 from seven eligible submissions. The winning artwork will be featured on the 2024 pheasant stamp.
Lakeville artist Stephen Hamrick won the Minnesota turkey stamp contest with an acrylic on illustration board painting of a wild turkey. The winner was selected from 10 eligible submissions. The winning artwork will be featured on the 2025 turkey stamp.