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Submitted photo Minneapolis artist Aldo Moroni visits a New York Mills art class to help create clay sculptures that will eventually be on display at the Landmark Center in Henning.

Minneapolis artist visits NY Mills classes

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Minneapolis artist visits NY Mills classes
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For the last several weeks New York Mills students and adults have had the opportunity to share a unique art experience. Clay sculpture artist Aldo Moroni from Minneapolis, Minn. has been working at the NY Mills School to help create clay structures that will become part of a large joint installation at the Landmark Center in Henning, Minn.

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Moroni worked in Henning, Battle Lake, Minn., Underwood, Minn. and NY Mills, where participants created over 500 structures that will be revealed at a celebration in Henning on May 14. The area-wide community art project was made possible by a generous grant from Phelps Mill Country.

Moroni is a well-known artist whose work has been displayed in many museums throughout the Twin Cities and elsewhere. He has conducted classes like this in schools before, but not on a scale this large.

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