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Current Exhibitions

H.D. Tylle: Menschen bei der Arbeit

Menschen bei der Arbeit (People at Work) is a global perspective of Michels Corporation work sites. 

Exhibit Dates: October 30, 2014 - January 11, 2015
Reception Date: Thursday, November 20, 5 - 8 pm

Check out this video series with Mark Hutter of Michels Corporation and Kevin Miller of THELMA talking art and work sites:

Intro
About Michels Corporation
The Art
Conclusion

German artist H.D.Tylle captures scenes in workplaces that few artists, or members of the general public, for that matter have visited. He has immortalized factory scenes and individual laborers, underscoring the importance of America’s shrinking industrial base. "Michels Corporation was introduced to Tylle by Kondex Corporation in Lomira,”said Tim Michels, owner and vice president of Michels Corporation. “After viewing Tylle’s work, it was obvious that he had a great talent for capturing “people at work”.  We believed that having him paint some of our job sites and people would be a fabulous way to memorialize and highlight Michels’ work. Most importantly, he showcases the hard working people of Michels Corporation by bringing them to life in his paintings,” Michels said. Tylle has said that he hopes, through his art, to reach people who are involved in art but don’t know about working circumstances, and people working in factories who are normally not involved in art.

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The world is a very different place today than it was in 1959 when Dale Michels founded his fledgling construction company. Michels has kept pace with the changing global marketplace by anticipating industry trends and augmenting service capabilities through countless divisional expansions and strategic acquisitions. What began as a pipeline construction company has burgeoned into an international engineering and construction contractor that has steadfastly earned the respect and confidence of renowned private sector companies and governmental bodies the world over. The legacy of superior quality and commitment to service continues today. With visionary direction, Michels now offers an exhaustive complement of diverse services to keep pace with the growing demand in the energy, transportation, telecommunications and utility construction industries. We stand proud of our history and remain rooted in our commitment to preserving the superior quality of service that has defined us for more than 55 years. For as long as this company bears the Michels name, it will be synonymous with unparalleled service, superior quality and unmatched innovation.    

                 - Michels Corporation

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