Artist

Cody Ash

Denver, CO

HAWKEYE MOMENT

There are two things that will always come to mind for me for Hawkeye moments…the first has been spending crisp, autumn afternoons playing catch with our son before Iowa football games. I’m not sure there could be a better way to spend an afternoon than with friends, family, food, fantastic weather and of course Iowa football. The second was the moment we realized our daughter would become a Hawkeye herself. Most kids from eastern Iowa grow up dreaming to be a Hawkeye – she was one of the fortunate few to have her dream come true. – Jeff Disterhoft

about the artist

Cody graduated with a BA degree with a graphic design emphasis from the University of Iowa in 2001. After school, he worked as a designer for University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as well as the Iowa Memorial Union. He was an artist for several sculptures for the original Herky on Parade. Cody has worked for Monigle Associates, a branding firm in Denver, Colorado for the past 6 years, but stays connected to his Iowa roots by creating designs for events like FRY fest and granGABLE.

BEHIND THE DESIGN

Iowa’s basketball history includes 75 winning seasons, including 24 years of 20 or more games won. Iowa had 25 victories in 2013, making it the second-highest total in school history. Iowa basketball teams have played in the NCAA tournament 22 times, with three appearances in the Final Four, and have made it to the Sweet Sixteen three times since 1987.

location

University of Iowa Community Credit Union Financial Center, 2355 Landon Rd, North Liberty

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