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Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Norm Hill

April 6, 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

Norm Hill, director of Logistics and Support Services, ISU. Truly a “mover, not shaker” of Art on Campus for over 22 years Hill and his team at Central Stores has provided expert support to University Museum projects and staff. From the 2007 moving of the entire Christian Petersen Art Collection to the newly renovated Morrill Hall to trips spanning New York, California, Tennessee and Oregon, Hill has traveled campus and the greater U.S. to pick up and deliver millions of dollars in works of art for Iowa State’s campus and museums. Hill and Central Stores has saved the university substantial dollars in professional museum and art shipping. Hill always brings professionalism, courtesy and pride to every project no matter the scope or scale.

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