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Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Dave Miller

April 2, 2017, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM (US Central)

0003 Morrill Hall, Christian Petersen Art Museum lower gallery

The artist will complete up to two portraits a day, for a total of thirteen by the end of her 9-day residency at Iowa State University. Portrait sitters were identified by various ISU colleges and University Museums and will join the nineteen Faces of Iowa State portraits painted by Frantzen during the run of the 2016 Iowa State Fair. The entire group of portraits will make up the Faces of Iowa State touring exhibition which will launch at the Brunnier Art Museum in late August 2017 and continue to sites throughout the state of Iowa. At the conclusion of the tour, the portraits will join the Iowa State University permanent Art on Campus Collection.

About the Sitter

Dave Miller (B.S. ‘75 electrical engineering), retired Director of Facilities Planning and Management. During Dave’s tenure as Director of Utility Services, he was instrumental in development of the Utility Enterprise, a very successful business model that allows methodical planning and development of utility systems to support campus growth.  Dave transitioned from utilities into increasing roles for Facilities Planning and Management.  Dave became Associate Vice President in 2010 with responsibilities for planning, design, construction, and maintenance of all campus facilities and grounds.  In this role, Dave led many initiatives to improve the campus such as sustainability, including the campus wind turbine and solar panels, an increased emphasis to address the deferred maintenance needs, campus beautification, and construction of the Iowa State University wall north of the Memorial Union.

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