Local teen to exhibit work
Published 04/29/2010, The Daily Republic
Joshua Haiar admits to daydreaming during class. In fact, it’s during class that he feels most inspired to create his art. “It’s just tempting,” said the Mitchell High School senior. “The teacher passes out papers, and the back sides of the paper are blank.” Visitors to the Dakota Discovery Museum will soon get to see some of his handiwork. His talents will be showcased in an art show titled “Observations” that opens Saturday and runs through June 6. Museum Director Lori Holmberg said she has always been impressed with Haiar’s work and has noticed his entries in several youth art shows in the past few years. “I think people probably don’t really realize the viewpoints that some of our younger people have,” Holmberg said. “They do watch the news, and they do know what’s going on in this world.”Word count: 453
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