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Morris resident Mitch Finzel won first place in the EveryLife Art Contest for “The Auburn Lady,” a digital art piece made using fractals. Finzel plans to use the prize money to help make his goal of making an autobiographical movie a reality this summer. He has launched a Kickstarter project to help raise money for the film.

Contest supports goal for local to make a movie

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MORRIS – Mitch Finzel started experimenting making art with fractals – art through chaos math – during a digitally assisted art class at the University of Minnesota, Morris.


After one of his pieces won a contest this spring, Finzel plans to use his success in one media to jump-start a bigger project about his life and outlook on life while living with a rare genetic condition.  

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.