DAI People’s Choice award goes to …

Tonya Sell won the People’s Choice award at the Duluth Art Institute during the Membership Exhibition opening reception. Photo courtesy of the DAI.

Northern Wisconsin-based artist Tonya Sell won the Membership Exhibition People’s Choice Award for her pastel painting “Robe,” the Duluth Art Institute announced Friday. Votes were taken during the opening reception for the membership show, Emerging Photographers and Confluence/Confluencia on Jan. 17.The exhibition is on view through March 17.

Sell also recently won the DAI’s Collector’s Club choice award for a piece she had in the Arrowhead Regional Biennial. “Fine Feathered Hat” as part of the exhibition through Feb. 10.