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"PAULA THE COW"
by Valerie Miller
Waukon, Iowa
Contributed by Valerie Miller
Paula the Cow
Valerie Miller

Located in northeast Iowa about 16 miles from the Mississippi River, this 25-foot tall mural of "Paula the Cow" greets visitors to Waukon. The artist, Valerie Miller, grew up in the Midwest and developed a fascination with cows. She began painting them while studying art at Bradley University. A definite sense of character emanates come from each of her bovine subjects. Check out some of the 'tude coming from the cows online here!

Miller also paints what she calls "petrayals," custom portraits of dogs and other pets. Check out some of Miller's petrayals.


More info:

Valerie Miller
Steel Cow Gallery
Waukon, IA 52172

Paula the Cow
Valerie Miller

Location:
South wall of the building located at the corner of Allamakee Street and West Main Street
1 Allamakee Street
Waukon, IA 52172

Photographed by Valerie Miller 4/8/09
Posted on RoadTrip America 5/09

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