DD Palmer, Old Dad Chiro - CODAworx

DD Palmer, Old Dad Chiro

Submitted by Linda Serrao

Client: Life Chiropractic College

Location: Hayward, CA, United States

Completion date: 2014

Artwork budget: $104,000

Project Team


Linda Serrao

Linda Serrao Sculpture


Artworks Foundry

Artworks Foundry


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


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


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!