“THE MAKING OF DIGNITY” A PRESENTATION BY SOUTH DAKOTA SCULPTOR DALE CLAUDE LAMPHERE,

‘The Making of Dignity’ presentation begin at 2 p.m. on January 15, 2017 in The Journey’s Wells Fargo Theater. South Dakota Artist Laureate and sculptor of  “Dignity” Dale Claude Lamphere, was joined by his fabrication crew: Tom Trople, Andy Roltgen, Grant Standard and Brook Loobey and his three models: Sayna Trujillo, Sydney Claymore and Cante Heart and Lamphere’s wife, Jane Murphy.

“Dignity is located at the Lewis & Clark Rest Area between Exits #263 & # 255  Chamberlain, South Dakota

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South Dakota Artist Laureate and sculptor of ‘Dignity’, Dale Claude Lamphere opens his presentation in The Journey’s Wells Fargo Theater in Rapid City, SD Sunday, January 15, 2017

 

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A packed crowd applauds the presentation “Dignity” by South Dakota Artist Laureate and sculptor of ‘Dignity’, Dale Claude Lamphere in The Journey’s Wells Fargo Theater in Rapid City, SD Sunday, January 15, 2017. Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Travis Harden sings the “Lakota Honor Song” at the presentation “Dignity” by South Dakota Artist Laureate and sculptor of ‘Dignity’, Dale Claude Lamphere in The Journey’s Wells Fargo Theater in Rapid City, SD Sunday, January 15, 2017. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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“Dignity represents the courage, perseverance and wisdom of the Lakota and Dakota culture in South Dakota. My hope is that the sculpture might serve as a symbol of respect and promise for the future”. Dale Claude Lamphere The Fabrication Crew (l-r) Brook Loobey, Tom Trople, Andy Roltgen, Grant Standard, Dale Lamphere. Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

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