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David Cook stands next to an array of flowers on display along General Sieben Drive in Hastings. Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx

Flower-bombed: Hastings artist creates smiles with mobile flower displays

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When he lived in Chicago, Hastings artist David Cook created sculptures that fit the city's industrial nature. It was moody, haunting and even a little scary, he said.


About four months ago, he started a new project that is vastly different. He made a collection of large, brightly colored flowers and temporarily installs them in various spots around the Twin Cities area.

"I've been getting nothing but smiles," he said.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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