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Minnesota brothers make history at Federal Duck Stamp Contest

A trio of brothers from Minnesota made history as they took the top three spots in the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp art contest. Joseph Hautman, of Plymouth, Minn., won the contest with his acrylic painting of a pair of trumpeter swans.  This is Hautman’s fifth Federal Duck Stamp contest win, making him one of only two artists to have his art appear on five duck stamps. Joseph's brothers, Bob and Jim, took second and third place, respectively.

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The winner of the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest is Joseph Hautman of Plymouth, Minn., with his acrylic painting of a pair of Trumpeter Swans. This will be Hautman's fifth Federal Duck Stamp - making him one of only 2 artists to achieve five wins.
The winner of the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest is Joseph Hautman of Plymouth, Minn., with his acrylic painting of a pair of Trumpeter Swans.

Second place in the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp Contest went to Robert Hautman of Delano, Minn., for his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards. Hautman is a two-time Duck Stamp Contest winner.
Second place in the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp Contest went to Robert Hautman of Delano, Minn., for his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards. Hautman is a two-time Duck Stamp Contest winner.

Third place in the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp Contest went to James Hautman of Chaska, Minn., for his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards.
Third place in the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp Contest went to James Hautman of Chaska, Minn., for his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards.

Last Updated: October 5, 2015