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Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Lori Jacobson

April 4, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 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

Lori Jacobson (B.S. ’80 history and B.A. ’80 advertising design). Since 1998 Jacobson has been a museum project management and planning consultant providing exhibit content and design development, interpretive and strategic planning, and audience research. Before co-founding her firm THINK Jacobson & Roth (1998 - 2013), Lori was a museum curator and educator at museums in McAllen, Texas, and in Los Angeles, and director of the nonprofit Western States Museum Association. She was a student employee with Brunnier Art Museum from 1977 - 1980 and remained on staff for a year following graduation. Lori has made significant and enduring contributions to the University Museums throughout her professional career, and continues to provide project management and strategic planning skills to University Museums (UM)-past projects include design development of the WOW wall in MU, conceptual planning for the Christian Petersen Art Museum, UM Strategic plan 2017-2022, UM former student intern survey, and project management of the recent UM Campus Beautiful publication.

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