Title
  Dr. Dan
Artist
  Louise Jones and Dan Kiacz
Sponsor
  University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Location
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Artist's Description

Since Dr. Dan was sponsored by the Health Science Center, President Boren thought it would be a good idea if he were a doctor with a lab coat and scrubs. The Rolex and Mount Blanc pen were Dan Kiacz's ideas to add a little humor. President Boren wanted him named after Dan because Dan died on April 9th 2004, before we were able to
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complete the buffalo. (In case you do not know Dan he was a professor of printmaking at OU for 31 years.) So Dr Dan is meant to be a humorous image of a very successful doctor.





Spirit of the Buffalo originated as a public art project combining art, commerce and civic pride in Oklahoma featuring Oklahoma artists. Initial proceeds benefited the Nature Conservancy's work in Oklahoma. The website project continues through private funds.