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Dahlager-Melnick Family


The family that does Crop Art together produces a lot of Crop Art in a short time. Since first entering the Minnesota State Fair's Crop Art Exhibit in 1998, the Dahlager-Melnicks have produced a lot of very nice Crop Art.

Mark Dahlager, Laura Melnick, Elana Dahlager, Ari Dahlager


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Mark Dahlager
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Chia Head
1998
Mr. Natural (detail)
1999
Jerry
2000
July is National Hot Dog Month
2001
Behold the Seed
2002
Croppy T-shirt (detail)
2003
Harvey
Pekar

2004
Wave (bored)
2005

Safety First
2006
Senator Al
2007

Laura Melnick
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Kayo
1998
Pure Lard
1999
Bad Dog, Dino
2000
Where the Wild Things Are
2001
Goodnight Buffoon
2002
Curious George Looks for Weapons of Mass Destruction (detail)
2003
Elephant King (detail)
2004
Fractured Fairy Tails (detail)
2005
Addicted to Oyl
2006
That's All, Folks!
2007
Thidwick
2008
Precious Moments
2009

Tea Bag
2010
Calvin
2010
Snowy Day in Hell
2011
November
2012
Charlton's Web
2013
Scotus had a battleaxe
2014
Carmen Moo-Randa
2014
No, Dogs, No!
2015
Hey, Betsy
2015
Donny the Dirty Dog
2016
I'm Yuge
2016
Potus the Tortoise
2017
Busytown
2018
Here or There?
2019
No Fair!
2020
Elana Dahlager
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Kitty
1998
Give Peas a Chance
1999
Saxophone
2000
Porky's
2001







Uten-Seeds
2002
Blah Blah Blah
2003
Fred Bassett
2006


Ari Dahlager
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Mom
1999
Dad
2000
My Cat Bobo
2001
I Love Baseball
2002




Me and My Sister
2003
My Canine Cousin Brandy
2004
I'm Hungry
2005
The Say Hey Kid
2006

My Mom Loves Crop Art
2007


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Even without a State Fair, Minnesota's crop artists are in full flower
By Jenna Ross
Star Tribune, August 26, 2020

Politics at the 2019 Fair
Daughter Number Three blog, August 25, 2019

TRUMP DERANGEMENT SYNDROME COMES TO SEED ART
By John Hinderaker
Powerline Blog, September 3, 2017

A State Fair fan pops the question to his beloved -- in crop art
Pioneer Press, August 26, 2015

Gay Marriage Seed Art at the Minnesota State Fair
By Kiera Butler
Mother Jones, August 31, 2012

Cropaganda 2012: Crop artists take on the marriage amendment
By Mark W. Olson
Chaska Herald, August 28, 2012

Cropaganda
By Mark Olson
Chaska Herald, September 1, 2009

Obama birth certificate as seed art at the Minnesota State Fair
By Chris Steller
Twin Cities Daily Planet, August 30, 2009

Seed of an Idea: Political Crop Art
By Dane Smith
Star Tribune, August 28, 2006

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