DD Palmer, Old Dad Chiro

Submitted by Linda Serrao

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Client: Life Chiropractic College

Location: Hayward, CA, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $104,000

Project Team

Artist

Linda Serrao

Linda Serrao Sculpture

fabricator

Artworks Foundry

Artworks Foundry

Overview

Bronze portrait of DD Palmer, the founder of Chiropractic. Project included a life size full figure and multiple busts of the subject.

Goals

Client wanted a commemoration of the highly respected DD Palmer that illustrated his intelligence, wisdom and foresight.

Process

Client was very involved in choosing attitude and expression of the lifelike tribute to the Founder.

Additional Information

The figure has become a beloved part of the College. He is a popular photo-op, and students frequently decorate him with a scarf in the winter or put bottled water in his hand in the summer!