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Cover Image: Queen Anne’s Lace, Tom Maakestad, © 2009. Courtesy of Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota, www.grovelandgallery.com. Choosing a location close to his birthplace in Northfield, Minnesota, Maakestad advocates for the preservation of the undeveloped rural view. The high clouds and long, uncluttered horizon honor the natural beauty of the rural Midwestern landscape.