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Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Larry Ebbers

March 29, 2017, 3:00 PM - 7:00 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

Larry Ebbers (B.S. ‘62, M.S. ‘68 agriculture education, Ph.D. ’72 higher education), University professor, School of Education. With more than 50 years at Iowa State, Ebbers has become a community college leadership icon who champions advancement of women and people of color as leaders in higher education. His work positions change agents to break through deeply-seated cultural barriers to model educational scholarship, advocacy, and leadership. Considered a “godfather” of community college leaders in Iowa, Ebbers steadfast support and encouragement have led scores of student from underrepresented groups to earn advanced degrees in education.

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