By Executive Order of Governor Dennis Daugaard,
Dale Lamphere was named South Dakota Artist Laureate in 2015.
“The vast and varied beauty of our state has inspired painters, writers, poets, musicians, dancers and sculptors to express themselves with passion and excellence. Consistent and disciplined efforts of thousands of people over time have created the arts in South Dakota as they are today. I am honored to be a part of that tradition and to carry it forward.”
Right: Gate of Antiquity (2013) Stainless Steel & Granite