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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

A Worland Homecoming

Local artist brings passionate artwork back home


April 15, 2017


Artist Denise Ferguson stands by several of her Somalian refugee art pieces that are on display at the Worland Museum & Cultural Center. Some of the art pieces on display through May 13 were part of Ferguson's work with Somalis in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

WORLAND - Leaving home can be a stressful time in a young adult's life but it is an imperative aspect of a person's journey. Those formative years setting out on a pilgrimage of sorts helps a person expand their comfort zone and take in new experiences. While daunting at first, once the nerves are quieted the learning begins. Afterwards you take what you've learned and return home to share your knowledge.

Spending the past six years in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Worland native Denise Ferguson has returned home with an art exhibit that is currently on display at the Washakie Museum and Cultu...

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