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2012 Minnesota State Fair poster unveiled

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Jun 7, 2012 at 6:44 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The 2012 Minnesota State Fair's commemorative poster features a red rooster as its centerpiece.
 
Fair officials unveiled the poster Wednesday.  Artist Joe Heffron's work in colored pencil features a rooster surrounded by other iconic elements of the Great Minnesota Get-Together such as a corndog and Fairchild the State Fair Gopher.
 
Officials say Heffron's work was chosen from among 50 after a call for entries just before the 2011 State Fair.
 
The poster is ninth in a series of annual artwork created exclusively for the Minnesota State Fair. It will be on display in the Fine Arts Center during the 12-day run of the 2012 fair.
 
Minnesota Public Radio News (http://bit.ly/LailAG) reports commemorative art posters and a limited number of signed prints featuring Heffron's art are available for purchase at www.msffoundation.org.

 

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