Rockin_Comets_Painting.jpgPlans are underway for the Mayville State University Farmers Bowl, scheduled for Sept. 9, 2017. For the fifteenth time, artist and MSU alumnus Doug Anderson, Cavalier, N.D., has created and donated a watercolor painting that will be raffled as part of the fund-raising efforts of the Mayville State University Foundation in conjunction with the Farmers Bowl Auction. Mayville State graduate Kelly Morrison has donated the cost of framing the piece.

Anderson’s work, “Rockin’ Comets,” features a peaceful scene on the north side of the Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center on the Mayville State campus. Beautiful plant life complements the lovely red brick of the historic building and provides a serene backdrop for a “Comets” rocking chair, where alumni and friends may enjoy a lovely summer afternoon.  

“Rockin’ Comets” will be on display at Mayville-Portland area businesses and on the Mayville State campus during the weeks prior to the Farmers Bowl festivities. 

Raffle tickets sell for $5.00 each. They may be purchased at the MSU Foundation office and from various community members. Purchase your ticket(s) online by clicking here. The drawing will be held at the Farmers Bowl auction Saturday evening, Sept. 9. 

Original artwork donated by Anderson for past raffles includes “MSU’s Guiding Light,” “Last Blooms at West Hall,” “Last Views from East Hall,” “Summer Serenity,” “Historic Old Main,” East Hall,” “Skating at Island Park,” “Old Main in Bloom,” “The Power of Place, Old Main,” “Floral Celebration,” “Tradition,” and “Pride … Then and Now,” “A Tribute to Clenora,” and “Coffee On the Deck.”

For more information, contact the MSU Foundation at 701-788-4687. 

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