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Photo by Chelzee Lemm-Thompson Jordan Moenkedick stands in front of her farm in Deer Creek that got hit by the tornadoes. Moenkedick's portrait is part of Chelzee Lemm-Thompson's showing.

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A Minneapolis art student and Alexandria native is telling tornado survivors' stories through portraits and photos.

Chelzee Lemm-Thompson's senior art show runs from Friday, Dec. 3 to Friday, Dec. 10, at the main gallery of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. A reception will follow the commencement ceremony on Dec. 10.


Lemm-Thompson, a photography student, conducted a total of nine interviews with 13 Wadena area tornado survivors.

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