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Patrick Miller

41326 Crown Drive Ext.
Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454
(985)370-0704

www.patrickmillersculpture.com

Education

1998 Master of Fine Arts; Sculpture: Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1994 Bachelor of Arts; Sculpture: Nicholls State University - Thibodaux, Louisiana

Select Commissions

2014 Judge Edward Dufresne : Edward A. Dufresne Community Center; Luling, LA - United States

Edward A. Dufresne Jr. served as Chief Judge of the Louisiana 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He also served as St. Charles Parish clerk of court and 29th Judicial District judge. Life size bronze sculpture of Judge Dufresne is installed at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center in Luling, Louisiana.


2013 Dr. Edwin Lewis Stephens : University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Lafayette, LA - United States

Dr. Stephens was named the first president of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (known then as SLI) on January 23, 1900. In 1934 he founded the Live Oak Society, a registry now in 14 states. His goal was to identify and protect these cultural and historical icons. To qualify for membership, an oak was required to be at least 100 years of age, as determined by having a circumference of at least 16 feet at 4.5 feet off the ground. The Society’s 100 oldest oaks, range from approximately 1200 years of age to several hundred years.


2012 Loyd J. Rockhold : Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning; Luling, LA - United States

Loyd “Rock” Rockhold served in the Marine Corps in World War II as a master tech sergeant and later earned his civil engineering degree from Louisiana State University in 1947. His philanthropy was directed toward education and improving the lives of children, particularly those with developmental disabilities. He founded the Special Children’s Foundation in 1975. Installed at the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning, which he was instrumental in establishing.


2012 Joe Martin Jr. : ITI Technical College; Baton Rouge, LA - United States

Founder ITI Technical College in Baton Rouge Louisiana.


2011 Cecil J. Picard : Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning; Lafayette, LA - United States

Cecil Picard served as Louisiana Superintendent of Education from 1996-2007, and was elected to Louisiana’s House and Senate. Picard played a key role in developing Louisiana’s Accountability Program and the state’s pre kindergarten education program. This life size sculpture of Picard reading to two children is installed at the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning in Lafayette, Louisiana.


2010 Mayor Sidney A. Murray : Vidalia Convention Center; Vidalia, LA - United States

Sidney Murray served as the Mayor of Vidalia, Louisiana for 6 terms beginning in 1960. During the 1970s, Murray embarked on a massive project to the harness the power of the Mississippi River to create a safe, clean, renewable energy source for the citizens of Vidalia. In 1990 his dream was realized with the construction of the largest prefabricated power plant in the world, the Sidney A. Murray, Jr. Hydroelectric Generating Station.


2008 Nick McCabe memorial : Audubon Park; New Orleans, LA - United States

Bronze plaque with a bas relief portrait installed at the New Orleans Audubon Park tennis court where McCabe was the tennis pro for nearly 30 years. McCabe’s most famous student was Linda Tuero, who won the singles title at the 1972 Italian Open, reached the singles quarter finals of the 1971 French Open and played for Tulane University on the 1972-73 Federation Cup teams.


2007 Dr. David J. Vial : David J. Vial MD Patient Care Center; Luling, LA - United States

Life size bronze bust for the new David J. Vial MD Patient Care Center. Dr. Vial provided a lifetime of service to the St. Charles Parish Hospital and to the residents of his community as a dedicated surgeon and Coroner of St. Charles Parish for 37 years. He also played a significant role in the early stages and the on going development of the St. Charles Parish Hospital, which is now one of most state of the art and comprehensive healthcare facilities in Louisiana.


2006 President Ronald Reagan monument : Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway; Covington, LA - United States

Bronze monument of President Ronald Reagan installed near the newly named Ronald Reagan Memorial Hwy in Covington, Louisiana. The bronze figure stands over 9 feet tall (life and a half), making it the tallest monument of the late President.


2006 Patrick F. Taylor memorial : U.S. Marine Corps Heritage Museum; Quantico, VA - United States

Life size bronze relief and plaque of the late Patrick F. Taylor. It is installed at the new U.S. Marine Corps Heritage Museum in Quantico, VA. in recognition for Mr. Taylor’s service and support to the U.S. Marine Corps.


2006 Coach Sue Gunter : Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA - United States

Coach Sue Gunter was best known for her career at Louisiana State University where she was ranked among the top 3 women's basketball coaches in NCAA history. She served as head coach for the U.S. National Team three times in 1976, 1978 and 1980 and was selected in 1980 as the head coach for the United States Olympics women's basketball team. While at LSU, Coach Gunter was named the SEC's Coach of the Year in 1997 and 1999. In 2000, she was elected to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. A fine player in her own right she was a member of the U.S. National Team, which competed against the Soviet Union, from 1960-1962. Two life sized bronze figures of Coach Gunter are installed on the LSU campus.


2006 Brother Edward Scanlan : Historic City Park; New Orleans, LA - United States

Life size bronze bust of Brother Edward Scanlan, President and Principal of the Christian Brothers School in Historic City Park near the New Orleans Museum of Art. He received the habit of the Brothers at age 25 and served many locations throughout the New Orleans and Santa Fe provinces. He was the Founder of the Christian Brothers Foundation; an organization which benefits the education of fellow Brothers, the retirement of Brothers and provides financial assistance to other Lasallian Schools.


2005 "On the Prowl" Louisiana State University : Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA - United States

Bronze Bengal Tiger for Louisiana State University entitled “On the Prowl”. Measuring over 12 feet from nose to tail, it is nearly twice life size. 5 Tigers were commissioned and are installed at Tiger Stadium, the new Football Operations Facility, the Baseball and Softball stadiums and the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.


2004 McKinley “Max” Harding memorial : Quality Shipyards; Houma, LA - United States

Bronze relief and plaque of Max Harding, founder of Quality Shipyards in Houma, Louisiana.


2004 Senator A.O. Rappelet : Greater Lafourche Port; Galliano, LA - United States

Life size bronze bust of the late Louisiana Senator A.O. Rappelet. As a member of the Louisiana State Senate, Rappelet helped write legislation that created the Greater Lafourche Port Commission, which significantly increased commerce for the coastal region and made it one of the chief ports on the Gulf Coast.


2004 Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson K.B. : National Maritime Museum; Greenwich, - England

Horatio Nelson is considered to be the greatest hero in British naval history, an honor he earned by defeating Napoleons fleet in the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar. This commission was for two life size portrait busts, a traditional bronze bust and a special lightweight casting in bonded bronze. The later is displayed with one of two authentic reproductions of Nelson’s uniform, one of which is at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. Shown here is the uniform display in the US.


2003 Lady of Grace : St.Bernard Parish Cemetery; St. Bernard, LA - United States

Bronze Madonna sculpture for the St.Bernard Parish Cemetery in St.Bernard, LA. She stands about 7’ tall including the half globe base.


2002 Patrick F. Taylor : Taylor Energy Company; New Orleans, LA - United States

Life size bronze bust of the late New Orleans oilman and philanthropist. Recently recognized before his passing in Forbes Magazine as Louisiana’s only billionaire, Patrick Taylor is best known for founding the TOPS scholarship program, which has spread to many other states providing free college tuition to students. He contributed greatly to countless organizations, including the United States Marine Corps.


2001 Governor John McKeithen monument : Superdome; New Orleans, LA - United States

10 feet (life and a half) bronze monument installed at the New Orleans Superdome. A veteran of the Second World War in the pacific theater, McKeithen later served two terms as Louisiana’s governor in 1964 and 1972, and is responsible for the one of the most recognizable landmarks in the city, the Superdome.


2001 Coach Blaise Ledet memorial : South Lafourche High School; Galliano, LA - United States

Bronze relief and plaque for the memorial scholarship award named after Coach Ledet.


2000 General John A. Lejeune : Marine Corps Heritage Museum; Quantico, VA - United States

Life size bronze monument of Lieutenant General John A. Lejeune. During his more than 40 years of service with the Marine Corps, he led the famed Second Division (Army) in World War I, and served as Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps from June 1920 to March 1929. Monuments of General Lejeune are located at his birthplace in New Roads, Louisiana, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, the USS Kidd Memorial Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and the new Marine Corps Heritage Museum in Quantico, Virginia.


2000 Oil and Gas Industry Commemorative monument : Downtown Shreveport; Shreveport, LA - United States

Life size bronze monument depicting a Louisiana oilfield worker, located in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana.


1999 Vignes memorial : Vignes Family Memorial; Baton Rouge, LA - United States

Bronze relief and plaque, private memorial in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


1999 The Roughnecks : Taylor Energy Company; New Orleans, LA - United States

Bronze sculpture depicting a group of three offshore roughnecks. Each is a portrait of an actual person. Every detail of the platform and equipment was sculpted by flying out to the rig to gather reference in the form of sketches, photographs and measurements.


Public Collections

Edward A. Dufresne Community Center; Luling, LA - United States
University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Lafayette, LA - United States
Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway; Covington, LA - United States
U.S. Marine Corps Heritage Museum; Quantico, VA - United States
Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA - United States
Historic City Park; New Orleans, LA - United States
Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA - United States
Greater Lafourche Port; Galliano, LA - United States
Superdome; New Orleans, LA - United States
South Lafourche High School; Galliano, LA - United States
Downtown Shreveport; Shreveport, LA - United States

Professional

1999 - present Professional Sculptor; Patrick Miller Sculpture - Ponchatoula, Louisiana
1996 - 1998 Instructor of Record 3-D Design; Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, Louisiana