On the cover:“Moonlight in the Garden,” from the series “Gardens I’ve Known” by Deborah Mitchell, is part of the Governor’s 9th Biennial exhibition, currently touring South Dakota.

A triptych of the same title was recently purchased by the South Dakota Arts Council for inclusion in the Art For State Buildings program. A South Dakota artist and educator with an MFA in printmaking, Mitchell’s early influences were frequent trips to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and her mother’s lush gardens. To view Deborah Mitchell’s online gallery, follow her blog or learn more about the artist’s work, visit deborahmitchellartist.com.

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