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The Artist


David Rindlisbacher, my dad, retired from his classroom of forty years today.  His career as an art professor at WTAMU has been an incredible blessing for me and so many others. My parents rarely took pictures of us kids.  But I could line the halls with paintings of me and my siblings. Each brush stroke was a symbol of my dad's vision for his children, his masterpiece.  Dad, thank you for using your talents to provide a wonderful life for your family.  
Happy Retirement!



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  1. Millie that is a wonderful tribute to your dad! He is honored and humbled to be the dad of 5 incredible "masterpieces". mom

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  2. AWESOME! It's fun to see some of the paintings I remember hanging up at Grandma Peterson's house, and really fun to see a few I'd never seen before. Tell your Dad Congrats!

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  3. I love these. I had no idea. You are right to be proud! Beautiful pictures. I'm super surprised I haven't seem them in Deseret book or somewhere. Awesome!

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  4. Your dad is so tallented! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. So wonderful that he has been able to live his passion! And what treasures they all are!

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  6. Beautiful...One time we were in Lubbock and saw one of his pictures in a restaurant...so cool!

    Happy Retirement!!

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  7. So amazing, I remember seeing the one of you and Matt. It's so awesome.

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  8. Brilliant. A worthy tribute to a fantastic talent.

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