Thursday, June 08, 2006

President Jo Ann Gora Portrait on Exhibit in Bracken Library

Presidential Portrait Hoosier artist Doug Daniel recently put the finishing touches on a large oil painting of President Jo Ann Gora. The 38” x 47” painting hangs outside Bracken Library’s Forum Room among the portraits of Ball State University’s 14 preceding presidents.

The painting was funded by the Walter E. and Mary C. Beyer Portrait Trust Fund, which for nearly 20 years has paid for presidential portraits in the state of Indiana.

Artist Doug Daniel resides in Greenwood, Indiana where he owns and operates The Griffith-Daniel Studio with his wife Kelly. They have two children, Isaac and Riley.

Doug is a graduate from the Herron School of Art (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis), class of 1981. He has been commissioned to paint many business leaders, university presidents, and celebrities. He has received awards for his still life and landscape work.

Visit the artist’s website at for more information about the Griffith-Daniel Studio, (317) 882-5887.


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