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Artist Phil Hansen shows students of examples of his scanner art project at Boeckman Middle School on Dec. 14.

District 192 workshop teaches students to think about the process of art


And really, who wouldn't think to make art out of a banana?

Truth be told, most of us wouldn't. Most of us would look at a bumped and bruised banana and think about making banana bread. But that's not how artist Phil Hansen thinks, and that's not how he's teaching students to think, either.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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