2012 Duck Stamp
Joseph Hautman of Plymouth, MN, is the winner of the 2011 Federal Duck Stamp Contest. Hautman’s acrylic painting of a single wood duck was announced as the winning image during the Federal Duck Stamp Contest at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.
Hautman’s art will be made into the 2012-2013 Federal Duck Stamp, which will go on sale July 1, 2012. Hautman has previously won the contest three times; in 1991, 2001 and 2007. Second place went to Adam Grimm of Burbank, South Dakota, for his oil painting of a single gadwall. Richard Clifton of Milford, Delaware, took third place with his acrylic painting of a pair of mallards.